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Watertown Health Center Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) 3p - 11p in Watertown, Massachusetts

SUMMARY:

  • We are a beautiful 160-bed skilled nursing facility looking for Certified Nursing Assistants to join our team! We are a growing company and have multiple roles open for a skilled CNA. You will provide outstanding patient care and physical support for patients and residents on a daily basis. To do well in this role you should have your state-certified nursing assistant certification and a nursing degree from a recognized CNA program.

  • The resident care specialist performs multiple care duties that contribute to the health, well-being, and quality of life for the residents of the facility.

CNA Responsibilities:

  • Providing great patient care.

  • Answering patient calls and determining how best to help them.

  • Providing physical support for patients or residents with daily activities and personal hygiene, including bathing, dressing, getting out of bed, - using the toilet, walking, standing or exercising.

  • Turning and repositioning bedridden patients.

  • Ensuring patients or residents receive appropriate diet by reviewing their dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences.

  • Obtaining a wide range of information from physicians, caregivers and nurses about patient condition, treatment plans, and suggested activities.

  • Measuring and recording food and liquid intake and urinary and fecal output and reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.

  • Recording vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rate as requested by staff.

  • Examining patients to detect issues requiring medical care, including open wounds, bruises or blood in the urine.

  • Reminding patients to take medications and nutritional supplements.

  • Noting observations of patient behavior, including complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.

  • Stay up to date on CNA training and facility policy and procedure.

CNA Requirements:

  • State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.

  • Ability to think and work independently and with direction, and communicate with staff members in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.

  • Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Current identification.

  • Comfortable using a computer.

  • Excellent personal hygiene.

Benefits:

We offer great benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long/Short Term Disability, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay and much more!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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