Essex Group Management Corp. CNA - Certified Nurse Aide in New Bedford, Massachusetts
CNA - Certified Nurse Aide
New Bedford, MA
Title: CNA - Certified Nurse's Aide / Assistant
Located in lively downtown New Bedford with scenic views of the ocean, Brandon Woods New Bedford is a skilled nursing facility offering long-term, short-term and subacute care, as well as rehab and our own Adult Day Health Center. We also have services dedicated to Alzheimer's care and the needs specific to this diagnosis. We offer daily programming that encourages our residents and Day Center participants to remain active, social and independent to whatever degree achievable.Our passion for ensuring that our seniors retain a fulfilling quality of life while we provide optimal care is second to none. If you share this passion and appreciate the rewarding feeling that comes from knowing you've made a positive impact on the lives of our elderly population and their families, then we would love to hear from you as soon as possible.Brandon Woods of New Bedford is seeking an energetic CNA to uphold our high standards for senior care!
Care for and assist residents in a maximum manner conducive to their safety and comfort and within limits defined by delegated tasks.
Assist, supervise and/or provide for activities of resident's daily living, including but not limited to: assisting with meals, feeding residents, providing for residents' personal hygiene; assisting with and/or giving complete or partial tub and shower baths, back rubs, shampoos, and shaves; making beds; providing oral hygiene, including care of dentures; providing care of hair and providing morning and evening care.
Possess and demonstrate ability to respond to residents' requests and calls, as well as changes in residents' conditions, including but not limited to emergencies and adverse reaction to treatment.
Adhere to instruction issued by the Clinical Head Nurse/ Shift Supervisor and perform duties in accordance with established nursing home routines, methods, and techniques, and in compliance with the nursing home's recognized policies, procedures, standards, and practices and within the State regulatory acts.
As a valued employee and member of our health care family, you will enjoy:
Competitive Salary - Health Insurance - Dental Insurance - Life Insurance - Short Term Disability - Long Term Disability - 401(k) - Paid Vacation - Paid Holidays - Sick Time
EDUCATION: Must be certified by Department of Public Health as a Certified Nurse's Aide. Ability to speak, read and write English. Ability to follow written and oral directions.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Must participate annually in 12 hours of in-service training to maintain certification.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Ambulate, position, transfer, and turn residents at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, frequently. Turn, crouch, kneel, stoop, bend below waist, and reach above shoulder height, frequently. Climb stairs, frequently. Walk, sit and stand frequently. Lift and/or carry objects at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, frequently. Use sight and auditory senses. Possess good finger and hand dexterity.
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