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Certiifed Nursing Assistant
Ref No.: 18-05737
Location: Hackettstown, New Jersey
Job Description: TEMP, TEMP TO DIRECT, OR DIRECT

CLIENT WILL ALSO PAY FOR C.N.A. CLASSES


CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

**SKILLED NURSING & ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY**


Qualifications:
Licensure: Current CNA License
Experience: One-year full time experience
Certification: Current CPR certification
Health Requirements: Physical Exam, PPD, Hep B


Duties and Responsibilities
The Certified Nursing Assistant is expected to practice safe and ethical nursing assistant duties within his/her scope as defined by the State Regulatory, under the direction of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Physician. The Certified Nursing Assistant should understand his/her own limitations, seeking advice and assistance when necessary. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide for patient's personal hygiene, comfort and activities of daily living
  • Assists with bathing, dressing and grooming, toileting, including use of bedpan, commode or toilet
  • Assists with transfers and ambulation
  • Helps patients care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.
  • Take vital signs and monitor intake and output
  • Assist the nurse or physician with patients and procedures
  • Completes documentation as required and in accordance with the facilities' policy
  • Accurately report patient status to supervisor
  • Consistently practice standard precautions
  • Performs all duties promptly in a competent and caring manner
  • Maintain good communication among patients/residents and all healthcare personnel
  • Present a neat appearance and dress in compliance with the facilities' policies
Essential Job Functions:
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Participates in continuing education and learning experiences to enhance and maintain current knowledge and skills for continued competence
  • Perform all duties using proper body mechanics, follow facilities "No Lift policy as appropriate
  • Ability to operate and handle many kinds of medical equipment
  • Frequently move/lift between 50-100 pounds, depending on assignment requirements
  • Stand for long periods with frequent squatting, twisting, bending, kneeling and reaching to prepare equipment, materials or objects in order to provide patient care or maintain the patient environment
  • Sensory requirements include speech for communication and vision, smell, touch and hearing to monitor patient status.
  • Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Consistent attendance is required to assure that the facilities' needs and patient needs are met.
  • Complies with all facilities' policies, procedures and practices
Working Conditions:
The Certified Nursing Assistant must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to inside environmental conditions, such as noise, infectious/communicable diseases, blood and blood borne diseases, chemicals and/or chemical fumes, odors, gases and dusts. There is also the possibility of physical injury/verbal abuse from an out of control patient and/or visitor. Frequent exposures to distressed patients, families or visitors.
Education Requirement:  
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:  
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Other Information: Interested in this job opportunity? Please call Jeanne at [732] 353-4247 or email jeanne@staffing-the-universe.com