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BrightStar Care Certified Nurse Aides Needed at Denton State Supported Living Center in Denton, Texas

Job Description   Certified Nurse Aides Needed at Denton State Supported Living Center Denton, TX Pay: $12.00-$14.00 Duties may include: * Assisting licensed nurses with CNA duties: * * Taking and recording vital signs; * Measuring and recording height and weight; * Caring for a resident’s environment; * Recognizing abnormal changes in body functioning and the importance of reporting such changes to a licensed nurse; * Assisting with eating and hydration; * Proper feeding techniques; * Skin care; and * Transfers, positioning and turning. * Assisting licensed nurses with CMA duties: * * Administer routine p.o. (by mouth) medications; * Administer routine eye/ear drops and nose drops/sprays; * Administer routine vaginal/rectal suppositories; * Administer routine metered dose inhalers; * Apply routine topicals that involve skin that is not broken or blistered; * Perform finger sticks to check blood sugar; * Verify a dose of insulin drawn by and administered by a licensed nurse; and * Take vital signs, including before the administration of a routine medication that could affect or change the vital signs. * Verify the count of controlled drugs with a licensed nurse every 24 hours. Job Requirements for all candidates: * Certified Nurse Aide must hold a current permit including a current permit issued under Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 242, Subchapter N, Administration of Medication. * Preferably 2+ years of Hospital acute care, LTC , community clinics, public health, and nursing home experience is a plus. Other: * Regular CNA rates apply for all positions * Must have valid photo ID and current American Heart Association CPR certification * Must have negative PPD results within last 12 months * COVID-19 testing with negative result required (we provide) * Must be able to successfully pass a urine drug screen and background check (you provide) * Must be able to successfully pass an FBI fingerprint background check (we provide) What We'll Love About You * High school diploma or GED * 6 months of direct work experience with people with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness * Active certification as a CNA * Social Security Card * Driver's License * Certified CPR (American Heart Association or American Red Cross only) * TB results * Bilingual What You'll Love About Us * Weekly pay with direct deposit * Weekend and evening opportunities, in-home and facility based * Benefits for FT employees after 90 days   Denton State Supported Living Center 3980 State School Rd, Denton, TX 76210

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