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Location: Martinsville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

This position is an "as needed" & employee will be expected to work at least 1 shift per month.

Weekday Shift Differential: 2nd shift = $2, 3rd shift = $2.50

Weekend Shift Differential: 1st shift = $3, 2nd shift = $5, 3rd shift = $5.50

Amenities: 24/7 access to our Wellness Center, as well as access to our fishing ponds and walking trails.

Mandatory vaccinations support our commitment to making our workplace and our residents' home as safe and welcoming as possible. Proof of COVID vaccine is required.

The primary responsibilities of the Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) include, but are not limited to, assisting residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's); bathing, dressing, toileting and dining; documenting resident care, while always respecting and promoting each resident's rights and always maintaining a clean and safe home-like environment.

--- Bathe residents according to preference and schedule. Ensure that residents are covered during bathing process. Provide tub bath, shower or bed bath regularly. Use poncho while transporting in hallway. Trim fingernails and toenails with every bath.

--- Transfer, lift and turn residents using good body mechanics and proper protocol. Assist residents to change positions according to care plans.

--- Provide toileting needs according to individual resident needs. Accurately record this information daily. Report changes in resident elimination to nurse promptly.

--- Walk resident as they are able. Encourage and allow residents to walk to and/or from meals, bathroom activities, etc. given current ambulation orders.

--- Give or supervise mouth care to each resident as assigned at least once per shift.

--- Answer resident call bells in a timely manner, responding to calls bells within 3-6 minutes on a consistent basis.

--- Observe residents for changes and/or problems and report them immediately. Report all changes and/or problems to staff nurse promptly.

--- Participate in resident care plan process. Offer suggestions for revisions. Assist in keeping C.N.A. care plans current and accurate.

--- Maintain resident rooms neat and uncluttered. Straighten closets, bedside stand, dress, etc.

--- Correct safety issues regarding resident-care environment or equipment and complete maintenance or housekeeping requests as appropriate to keep environment free of unnecessary risks. Correct immediately or report them to supervisor.

--- Prepare residents and transport them to beauty shop, physical therapy, activities and for scheduled outside appointments as needed. Have residents ready and to appointed places consistently.

--- Record/report vital signs and pertinent information. Document care given accurately. Report all abnormal temperature and blood pressure results to staff nurse promptly. Record resident information on mood/behavior forms, ADL flow sheets and daily care flow sheets.

--- Serve residents trays; feed residents requiring assistance and encourage residents as needed. Provide bib/cover-up if needed. If feeding is required, complete in an unhurried manner and feed in appropriate serving order. Serve trays within 15 minutes of arrival to unit.

--- Operate patient care equipment such as, but not limited to, electric and manual high/low hospital bed, wheelchair, mechanical lifts, scales, thermometers, etc. in order to perform essential job duties on a daily basis.

--- Take direction from staff nurse and ensure assignments/instructions are understood and carried out.

--- Utilize time to best advantage to meet job requirements and residents' needs.

--- Complete items on "to do" sheets and return list to staff nurse prior to end of scheduled shift. Advise staff nurse well in advance of shift end if items will not be able to be completed.

--- Maintain clean, organized and orderly work areas.

--- Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

--- Attend all in-services, training and meetings as required.

--- Meet all training requirements as required by Federal and State Regulations, company and community policies.

--- Demonstrate a commitment to safety by following safety rules and guidelines; follow good housekeeping practices, take proper care of equipment and perform job duties and responsibilities in a safe and responsible manner.

--- Demonstrate dependability, reliability and punctuality. Report to work when schedule, ready to work.

--- Other duties as assigned.


--- Must have completed 80-hour certification courses in Geriatric Nursing or is presently enrolled.

--- Must have passed Virginia NACEP test after completion of 80-hour certification course.

--- Must have current Nursing Assistant license through Virginia Board of Nursing.

--- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

--- Ability to work with confidential information and maintain its integrity.

--- Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and have good organizational skills.

--- Ability to work in stressful environment and deal with medical emergency situations.

--- Strong customer service skills; maintain a hospitality approach to engaging with all individuals.

Keywords: SUNNYSIDE PRESBYTERIAN HOME, Roanoke , CNA (PRN), Healthcare , Martinsville, Virginia

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