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Life Care Centers of America, Inc (additional) CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant in Stoneham, Massachusetts

CNA - Certified Nursing AssistantStoneham, MAAPPLY NOW

CNA - Certified Nursing AssistantLife Care Center of Stoneham

Position type:Full-time, PRNShift:3 p-11 p, 11 p-7 a

Position SummaryThe CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant delivers quality care to patients during the admission and readmission process in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be a graduate of a State-approved CNA program

  • Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.

  • One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred

  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility

  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: medication responsibilities,, direct patient care, patient rights, and safety and sanitation

  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to accurately and safely prepare, administer, store, and document the oral and/or topical medications that are commonly used in the facility as well as those which may be ordered by the attending physician

  • Must be able to assist in developing and implementing procedures to assess potential medication errors; when, where, and why they occur; and how they can be prevented.

  • Must be able to report medication errors immediately.

  • Must be able to ensure that no medication is administered without a written, signed, and dated order from an attending physician

  • Must be able to chart appropriately and in a timely manner

  • Must be able to perform CNA functions as directed by supervisor

  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients

  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

  • medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage

  • 401(k)

  • paid vacation, sick days and holidays

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD 140157

Stoneham, MA

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