Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - PRN

Job ID
2022-5992
Job Locations
US-NJ-Lafayette
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(5/10/2022 5:52 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.

Responsibilities

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.

 

Duties and 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, 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

  • Prolonged sitting at a desk
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at a time

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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