First Atlantic Health Care Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Nights Part-time in Dexter, Maine
POSITION SUMMARY: As part of a strong clinical team, providing amazing care and service to our Residents is the primary responsibility of our CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To be successful in this job, each individual must be able to perform each essential duty. Essential Functions Statement(s): * Work as part of a clinical team that examines and treats residents. * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at the 8th Grade Level. * Must be able to lift, turn, move, position, and transport residents, alone or with assistance, to maintain our patient’s skin safety. * Observe residents’ conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff. * Collect specimens such as urine, feces, or sputum. * Explain medical instructions to residents and family members. * Administer medications and treatments, such as catheterizations, suppositories, irrigations, enemas, massages, and douches, as directed by a physician or nurse. * Answer residents’ needs as indicated by call lights. * Provide residents with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed. * Must be able to assist residents with baths, showers, personal grooming, feeding, and toileting. * Bathe, groom, shave, dress, or drape patients to prepare them for treatment, or examination. * Transport residents for treatment, using a wheelchair or stretcher. * Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents. * Prepare, serve, and collect food trays, ensuring Resident’s health and safety by following dietary guidelines and food/feeding needs. * Clean rooms and change linens. * Deliver messages, documents, and specimens. * Answer phones and direct visitors. * Maintain inventory by storing, preparing, sterilizing, and issuing supplies such as dressing packs and treatment trays. * Perform clerical duties such as processing documents and detailing residents’ condition through documentation in our Electronic Medical Record. SKILLS and ABILITIES: * Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) * Experience: None required; we are happy to train new CNA program graduates. * Computer Skills: Must be able interact our computer-based Electronic Medical Record. * Certificates and Licenses: Must be a graduate of a state-approved CNA program and on the Maine CNA Registry. * Attendance: Able to work scheduled shifts, committing to being there for your team and Residents. We are an equal opportunity employer. All job offers are contingent upon receiving excellent references and passing the Maine State Background Check.