Essex Group Management Corp. CNA - Certified Nurse Aide in Worcester, Massachusetts

CNA - Certified Nurse Aide

Location

Worcester, MA

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Title: CNA - Certified Nurse's Aide / Assistant

Company Description:

The Blaire House of Worcester has a unique mission: We are a 75-bed skilled nursing facility entirely dedicated to Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia patients. We are the only skilled nursing center in Central Massachusetts that dedicates 100 percent of our services to people with these conditions and their families. We believe in providing a home-like environment for our residents.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.

Benefits Summary:

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

Job Summary:

  • Lead other CNAs using your high level of experience and expertise.

  • 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.

Qualifications:

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.

EO Disability/Vet Employer