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Certified Nursing Assistant (6pm to 6am Shift)

Location: Georgetown
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Wesleyan is hiring and needs passionate, driven, and energetic individuals like YOU! In seeking to fulfill our life mission, our guiding principles are clear - the community we serve and those we serve with are valuable. As a part of The Wesleyan, you will have a unique opportunity to share our vision of assisting those in need with an organization abundant in opportunity for growth.We are currently looking for Certified Nursing Assistants to work at our Assisted Living Community. As a Certified Nursing Assistant at The Wesleyan, you will be a part of a mission and values-based organization that provides endless opportunities for career growth.Essential Job Functions:Perform all Nursing Aide procedures as directed in accordance with job description and instructions from Charge Nurse.Follow written and oral directions.Follow resident rights policies at all times.Assist new employees in following established facility policies and procedures.Conduct resident rounds as assigned with oncoming or outgoing shift.Ensure residents have their call lights in reach. Answer call lights promptly.Be responsible for residents under your supervision.Identify resident problems and report them immediately to a licensed nurse.Report changes in resident condition to charge nurse or nurse supervisor.Report any unusual symptoms (temperature, rash, etc.) to charge nurse within the shift they occur.Report any accidents or incidents to Charge Nurse (falls, etc.) within the shift they occur.Report incidents and/or unusual problems within the shift it occurs.Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately within the shift.Deliver direct care to residents, providing rehabilitative care when directed and necessary and render care in accordance with the Nursing Care Plan.Assist residents with bathing, oral care, dressing/undressing, toileting, perineal care, catheter care, grooming, eating and checking vital signs.Check residents every 2 hours for toileting or incontinent care.Strip bed, change linens and make beds on shower days and as needed.Perform light housekeeping chores in order to keep the residents' room and unit within the standards of neatness and cleanliness required by the Nursing Home and regulatory agencies.Ensure residents are given adequate assistance with meals, nourishment and transportation to meal service area.Supervise and assist residents with prescribed meals as needed and feed residents who cannot feed themselves.Must be able to deal with possible agitated and confused residents that at times can become physically aggressive.Encourage and motivate resident to participate in recreational, occupational, and physical therapy to promote activity of mind and body and other activities of daily living.Record accurately and timely, the care provided to the resident.Must be able to deal in a professional manner with coworkers, residents, resident family members, visitors, etc.Listen to resident and family complaints and report to charge nurse.Identify safety hazards and emergency situations and initiate corrective action.Observe infection control procedures relating to nursing.Participate in in-service classes as assigned and complete 12 hours in-service as designed by federal regulations.Consistently work cooperatively with residents, nurses, other nursing assistants, physicians, nurse practitioners, families, administration, consultant personnel and ancillary service providers.Qualifications & Experience:Must possess current Nurse Aide Certificate from Texas Department of Health and must keep Certificate current. Be in good physical and mental condition and willing to work with the aged population. Have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm and be able to handle residents based on whatever maturity, cognitive and medical/physical level they are currently functioning.Must have the ability to work despite frequent interruptions. Able to read and write English with clarity sufficient to follow instructions and identify materials from their labels and understand their directions for use.Able to take directions and supervision, follow directions and to work on a team providing care and general functions of a nursing unit. Schedule:Twelve-hour shifts available: 6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. The Wesleyan is an Equal Opportunity EmployerBenefits:Health InsuranceDental InsuranceVision Insurance401(k)Employee Assistance ProgramPaid Time OffTuition ReimbursementShort-Term DisabilityCompany paid Life InsuranceCompany paid AD & DCompany paid Long-Term Disability

Keywords: WESLEYAN HOMES, INC, Georgetown , Certified Nursing Assistant (6pm to 6am Shift), Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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