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Chelsea Soldiers Home/Quigley Mem Hosp. Nursing Assistant-Evening & Night Shifts in Chelsea, Massachusetts

Nursing Assistant II - PIPELINE - (210008QG) Description The Soldiers' Home in Chelsea (CHE) is seeking several enthusiastic, caring, and compassionate Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) who are passionate about building meaningful relationships and have the ability to provide outstanding care and service to our Veteran population. The ideal candidates will assist in the daily living routine of our residents, assess and communicate changes in condition, and recommend solutions in care and service under the direction of a licensed nurse. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive)- Provide direct care to residents and assist with activities of daily living, including not limited to bathing, grooming, mobility, incontinence care, dressing, feeding and other services of support; Record resident vital signs, weights and measurements, intake and output, food consumption, and other information as assigned; Accompany patients to appointments and recreational activities; Assist nurses and physicians with exams or treatments, including turning and positioning of patients, draping, and use of safety measures as necessary; Review resident chart and participate in collecting data needed for the accurate completion of the CNA Care Card and Nursing Care Plan; provide input to the assigned nurse for continued plan development; Recognize urgent or emergency patient care situations; seek assistance of the nursing staff and/or physician on duty; Establish supportive relationships with veterans and their families to promote positive interactions; incorporate the mission and philosophy of the Soldiers' Home; Develop and promote a safe environment for quality client care through adherence of established policies, procedures, and standards; Participate in in-services and daily/weekly staff meetings as required; REQUIREMENT: Must possess a current, active certification as a Nurse Aide in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least one (1) year of experience in the care of geriatric patients in a healthcare setting such as long-term care; Certification in dementia, hospice or other relevant discipline; CPR certification through the American Heart Association; Ability to establish effective relationships with individuals, families, and team members; Demonstrated attention to detail with readiness to respond appropriately when needed; Capacity to maintain accurate records and exercise discretion in handling confidential information; Skilled in the use of using a computer for completion of work assignments. SCHEDULE: We have openings on the Evening Shift (3:00pm-11:30pm) and the Night Shift (11:15pm-7:15am) For both shifts; Days off will vary, but these positions will include an alternating weekend/holiday schedule Note: This is a 24 hour/7 days a week facility. The Soldiers' Home in Chelsea requires employees in this position to be able to perform mandatory overtime when circumstances dictate the operational need

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