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Certified Nursing Assistant - Pay went up!

Company: The Beatitudes Campus
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description:

Come join our lively team of CNA's who love nothing more but to grow, build and create a culture of caring for those we serve.
Beatitudes is currently offering a sign-on bonus and extra cash for any extra shifts you pick up!
Beatitudes Campus was founded in 1965 as a place where older adults could live, learn, and grow through all the days of their lives. Our Founders dreamed of a "campus," borrowing the term from the educational community because of its sense of continual growth and vibrancy. Our Campus was one of the first to introduce the concept of continuing care and improve the quality of retirement living in North Central Phoenix.
The Beatitudes Campus in Phoenix is looking for a Full Time and Part Time CNA. ***Starting BONUS Available***
Position Summary
The primary purpose of your job is to provide your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with our established nursing care procedures and as may be directed by your supervisor.
Essential Functions
Assist residents with ADL's (Activities of Daily Living) i.e., dressing/undressing, dental care, bath functions, shaving, bowel and bladder functions, hair and nail care, daily perineal care, preparing and giving enemas
Change dressings, bandages, binders, etc. as instructed
Prepare residents for meals-take to and from the dining room
Serve food trays. Assist with feedings as indicated
Serve between meal and bedtime snacks
Make beds (occupied and unoccupied)
Change bed linens
Assist with lifting/turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc. using gait belts as instructed and mechanical lifts as instructed
Maintain intake and output records as instructed
Collect specimens as instructed (urine, sputum, stools, etc.)
Assist in transporting residents for activity and social programs (church services, parties, visitors, etc.)
Record all entries on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc., in an informative and descriptive manner.
Use the wristband or photo card file to identify residents before administering treatments, serving meals, etc., as necessary.
Report all accidents and incidents that you observe immediately to the Nurse on the shift that they occur.
Use only authorized abbreviations established by this facility when recording information.
Report all changes in the resident's condition to the Nurse as soon as practical.
Attend and participate in scheduled training and educational classes
Organizational Functions
Assure that residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property, and civil rights, including the right to file a complaint are upheld.
Participates in and supports quality assurance/continuous quality improvement programs and processes.
Serves on standing and ad hoc work teams/committees as required.
Attends all mandatory in-services as directed.
Consistently maintains complete confidentiality of all medical, financial, employee, computer or other sensitive material which may jeopardize the privacy of others.
Demonstrates orientation towards excellent customer service in all interactions by conducting oneself in a cooperative, courteous, positive, and professional manner. Displays sensitivity and awareness of others. Follows through with established expectations and keeps customers informed of progress.
Supports, maintains, and promotes Beatitudes' Mission Statement.
Works three 12-hour shifts.
Performs other duties as requested or assigned.

Requirements:

Minimum Education: Must have completed the CNA training program.
Minimum Age: Must be at least 18 years of age per LTC regs.
Required Licensure/Certification: Successful graduation from an accredited CNA training program. Certification from AZ State Board of Nursing within four months of graduating from class.
Skills
Machine: Mechanical lift, BP & CPM machines, aqua K pads, electric/manual beds, call lights, emergency lights, wheelchair, electric thermometer, electrical tub, coffee pot, scales, microwave
Knowledge of:
State and Federal rules, regulations, and laws as they pertain to the Nursing Department and to long term care in general
Changes that occur and needs within the geriatric population
Safe operation of nursing department equipment
Terminology used within the department
Medical terminology
Practices, procedures, and activities of the nursing department
Policies, procedures, methods, and practices of the facility
Records, graphs, reports, etc. used in the daily performance of duties
Methods and procedures involved in handling emergency situations
Principles and practices of nursing care
Physical Demands:
Heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 pounds)
Prolonged extensive, or considerable standing/walking
Ability to clearly hear vehicle sounds, traffic sounds, emergency vehicle sirens, and resident voices
Unlimited (full) range of physical motion
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Lifts, positions, pushes, and/or transfers patients
Assists with lifting and moving patients
Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment
Must be alert at all times
Vision Requirements:
Eyesight at, or correctable to, meet the requirement for a driver's license. Must possess sight and hearing sense, or use prosthetics, that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met
Judgment and Situational Reasoning Ability:
Contact with residents under a wide variety of circumstances
Directs potential and actual problems to the charge nurse/nurse supervisor using the chain of command
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Ability to perceive and discriminate between various colors, sounds, and odors in order to care effectively for the residents
Ability to apply common sense understanding to perform highly repetitive tasks
Ability to minimize waste of supplies, misuse of equipment, etc.
Mathematical Ability:
Addition, subtraction, multiplication, percentages, weight measuring, BP reading, TPR, time, reading temperature of water, oxygen/flowmeter reading, intake/output computation
Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication Skills:
Sensitive to the needs, interests, and abilities of the residents
Ability to read, write and speak English fluently
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to effectively and accurately document to meet the various requirements of regulatory agencies
Ability to follow verbal instructions
Ability to understand and be understood by fellow employees
Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with residents and their families, visitors, coworkers, and supervisors (verbally and in writing)
Environmental Adaptability:
May be exposed to infectious and/or contagious diseases
Must present a professional appearance/manner as you represent the Beatitudes both on and off-campus
Works primarily in well-lighted/ventilated work areas
Required Protective Equipment: Gown, non-sterile medical gloves, gait belt, mask, goggles or protective eyewear, sharp's container
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Skills/ Requirements
Must have:
Fingerprint clearance card
Valid AZ Driver's License
C.N.A License/Certificate

Please Be Advised : Background checks, reference checks, TB testing, Covid vaccination/exemption requirements, and drug and alcohol screenings are part of the hiring process at Beatitudes Campus. Felony convictions should be disclosed, but will not necessarily bar a candidate from employment.

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