Sunrise House - Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Job ID
2021-4687
Job Locations
US-NJ-Lafayette | US-NJ-Lafayette
Posted Date
1 week ago(7/21/2021 12:07 PM)
Category
Nursing

Overview

Company Summary

fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. 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.

 

Shift - 7:00am-7:30pm every Monday, Wednesday and every other Saturday and Sunday

  

Job Summary

The CNA will interact directly with patients, providing therapeutic support, comfort and transportation within the facility, monitoring patient vital signs and assisting with daily living needs. The CNA shall be a dedicated, compassionate and energetic individual who will serve the significant role of identifying and  communicating patient needs and addressing them directly or in conjunction with nursing and other facility clinical staff.

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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, such as ice packs and non-sterile dressings
  • 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
  • Assist with moving patients as needed
  • Other duties as assigned within scope of work

Qualifications

Education/ Experience:

  • 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.

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.

American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.

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