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Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Eskaton Care Center Manzanita
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

** $1,500 Sign-On Bonus for those hired through December 31, 2021! Some restrictions apply, applies to full-time & part-time positions only *** ON-CALL Rate: $23 per hour (retrictions apply) With over 2,000 employees and 36+ properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build a solid career with. Certified in 2019 as "A Great Place to Work" by Fortune Magazine and selected in 2018 by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the "Best Places to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 50 years. Through innovative approaches to health, housing and social services, Eskaton is Transforming the Aging Experience by offering life-enriching experiences and creating a culture of purposeful living. Well-being is the very center of our philosophy, and we express our belief that Age is Beautiful by celebrating the lives of older adults throughout the Eskaton family. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch. Our Benefits include but are not limited to... Wellness programs upon hire** Employee Assistance Program** Health Plan, including dental and vision coverage** Company paid life insurance** Retirement Plan, 100% company funded / minimum account balance $4,000 (Minimum eligibility requirements apply)** Paid Time Off programs** Voluntary benefits & supplemental insurance available** This position is eligible for Eskaton's health benefits package the first of the month following 60 days of employment and Paid Time Off benefits program after 90 days of employment. Some benefits may not be applicable to on call or part time employees. Position Summary: The Certified Nurse Assistant provides personal care, nursing assistance, and other assigned tasks to residents. This position provides direct resident care, assists in daily living activities, provides resident documentation and evaluation. Duties and assignments may be adjusted at the discretion of the supervising nurse or the Director of Nursing based on the evaluation of the resident's needs. CNA positions start at $16.75 an hour. Position Responsibilities include: Provides or assists residents in bathing/showering for thorough cleanliness and hygiene. Also provides or assists with grooming and hygiene of residents (i.e. shaving, oral hygiene, cleaning, trimming finger/toenails) in a safe and thorough manner on a daily basis. Makes beds, straightens rooms, and keeps resident care areas in an organized manner. Assists residents in dressing when needed and demonstrates concern for individual privacy while providing resident care. Provides safe resident transfers involving bed, wheelchair, chair and/or shower chair. Demonstrates ability to assist with toileting in a safe and thorough manner, as indicated in resident's plan of care. Promotes independence in resident care as appropriate and demonstrates awareness of safety for both residents and the individuals providing care. Takes and records temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and respirations as required. Assists residents with simple range of motion or other exercises as directed by nurse or therapist and ambulates residents safely according to his/her endurance levels. Applies medical or adaptive devices as ordered by the appropriate supervising nurse. Makes rounds to ensure residents' safety, comfort, medical attention every hour or as required by the patient. Collects specimens as directed. Completes the weighing of each resident as required. Sets up meal tray and assists with feeding as necessary. Assesses for choking and responds appropriately. Participates in development of resident's plan of care and follows current plan of care. Promptly reports a change in conditions of residents. Demonstrates knowledge of standard precautions and proper use of gloves, gowns, masks, eye protection and linen handling. Qualifications Education: High school graduation or G.E.D., preferred. Possession of a valid California Certified Nurse Assistant certification. Proficient ability to communicate orally and in writing. Training and Experience: Six months experience in providing personal care in a long term care facility preferred. Job Knowledge: Possesses knowledge in performing personal care services in a skilled nursing facility, and has the ability to meet new and/or stressful situations with the appropriate responses, to work effectively as part of a healthcare team, and to share information freely. Is able to use and seek supervision and consultation verbally and in writing, and to follow both verbal and written instructions. Licenses & Certifications Required Certified Nurse Assistant' Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Eskaton Care Center Manzanita, Carmichael , Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Carmichael, California

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