• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    Job ID
    2019-2525
    # of Openings
    6
    Job Locations
    US-NJ-Lafayette
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(1/16/2020 10:40 AM)
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    SUNRISE HOUSE, Lafayette, New Jersey

     

    Company Summary:

    At American Addiction Centers, we take pride in our role as a national leader in addiction treatment. Together, we share a vision to revolutionize the care provided to the 20+ million adult Americans who need treatment for substance related disorders. To elevate the standard of care provided to our patients, we seek talented leaders, clinicians, and other healthcare professionals to join us in our efforts to provide exceptional clinical care. Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Through comprehensive and customized treatment plans, our research-based, empathetic care we instill hope that long-term recovery is attainable. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.

     

    Starts at $14/hour and includes shift differiential for 2nd and 3rd shifts!

     

    Reports to: Director of Nursing                                                        

    FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

    Responsibilities

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assist with daily living activities. This includes delivering meals to patients, turning and ambulating patients and providing plenty of fresh water, as well as extra nourishment between meals
    • Help patients with personal hygiene. 
    • Offers therapeutic support to patients, responding to concerns and encouraging their continued work in accomplishing recovery.
    • Provide adjunct care for the patient, including ice packs, non-sterile dressings and therapeutic baths
    • Check vital signs and record daily information in the patient’s chart
    • Assist the nurses and other staff as needed
    • Adhere to professional standards, follow policies and procedures and abide by federal, state and local requirements, as well as Joint Commission standard
    • Complete Hourly Checks for patients

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • High School diploma or GED
    • Completion of a state-approved CNA certification training course
    • Basic computer skills
    • Ability to work as part of a team and to handle multiple tasks safely and effectively
    • Good communication skills, including the ability to communicate sensitive information with empathy (“bedside manner”)
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • If in personal recovery, a minimum of 2 years clean and sober.

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.

    • Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear, and smell continually. Ability to stand, walk and reach frequently. Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch occasionally.
    • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
    • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine. Distance vision required to drive an automobile, if driving is a requirement of the job.
    • Work environment is indoors and climate controlled. Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
    • Moderate noise levels as found in a business office with computer printers, households with TVs and dishwashers, and driving light traffic.

    AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.

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