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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Company: The Citadel of Skokie
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)The Citadel of Skokie is seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to join our team. A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides quality nursing care to residents while implementing specific procedures and programs related to resident care under supervision of assigned Charge Nurse (LPN or RN).Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides individualized attention to residents which encourages each resident's ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental and -psychosocial -well-being. -
  • Maintains a calm, pleasant living environment for the residents.
  • Contributes to the resident care planning process by providing the Charge Nurse or other care planning -staff with specific information and observations of the residents' needs and -preferences. -
  • Attends to residents' activities of daily living which may include assistance with feeding, grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, transferring, ambulation, -and range -of motion, communicating or other needs in keeping with the individuals' care -requirements. -
  • Performs various tasks assigned by the Charge Nurse, including checking vital signs, weighing residents, applying creams/ointments and collecting -specimens. -
  • Observes residents for changes in condition or behavior and promptly report these changes -to -appropriate -licensed nursing personnel. -
  • Lifts, moves and transports residents using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention.
  • Answers residents' call lights promptly and -courteously. -Education and Experience Requirements:
    • Successful completion of an accredited CNA program and the competency exam.
    • Must be CPR Certified
    • Previous experience in long-term care facility is preferred
    • Compassionate and empathetic personality -Benefits Offered:
      • Professional Work Environment
      • Competitive Compensation
      • Comprehensive Benefits Package
      • Opportunity for Growth and Advancement
      • Innovative Training Programs -Job Type: Full-time, all shiftsPart-time, all shifts -PRNCitadel Healthcare has a long and successful history of providing long and short-term skilled nursing care. -At Citadel, we are committed to personalized, integrated care that factors in the total well-being of every guest and their family members, and that does not just meet, but exceeds, their expectations. As part of this empathetic, respectful culture of care, we are dedicated to meeting individual preferences and needs in order to help each guest feel at home and achieve an optimal health outcome - our number one goal.Citadel Healthcare has been nominated as a Great Place to Work. Please click on the link to learn more about our facilities. We look forward to receiving your application! We don't just offer care for you - we care about you.

Keywords: The Citadel of Skokie, Skokie , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Healthcare , Skokie, Illinois

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