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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Company: Accura HealthCare of Ames
Location: Ames
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

Accura HealthCare of Ames has opportunities to add CNAs to our team! Whether you are a brand new CNA or are blessed to have many years of experience, we'd have interest in learning more about you. After all, you spend a good portion of your life working so why not join an organization that values you and recognizes you as a healthcare hero?:Our culture is collaborative and team oriented, fostering an environment that is conducive for both you and our residents to thrive. If you desire an organization that feels like family, Accura's mission state says it all. We are partners in care, family for life. Apply today to learn what makes us a great employer for you!Job Summary:Certified Nursing Assistants are responsible for providing industry leading personal care and assistance in the facility. Assist residents with personal hygiene, including assistance with dressing, grooming, toileting, feeding, and the giving of baths/showers as well as provide basic treatments as required with direction of the nursing staff.Essential Functions:

  • Participates as a member of the care team and help maintains the physical, social and psychological environment conducive to residents' welfare and best interests.
  • Observes and reports resident conditions to nursing staff or appropriate supervisor and all information pertaining to procedures carried out, changes, incidents or unusual findings.
  • Becomes familiar with residents' daily needs, likes, dislikes, etc. in order to personalize care given each individual per the residents' care plan.
  • Records all appropriate resident care information accurately and in a timely manner. Observes and reports to Charge Nurse unusual occurrences and changes in resident condition.
  • Responds to resident call lights in a timely manner. Listens and responds to resident needs in an appropriate and service minded manner.
  • Assists residents in transferring from bed, chair, wheelchair, toilet etc., using appropriate equipment and following principles of body mechanics and safety (help determine number of persons for assist; use gait belt, lifts, grab bars, etc.).
  • Helps restore independence through teaching and encouragement in ADL skills (eating, dressing, ambulation, toileting, etc.).
  • Develops personalized rapport with residents and provides assistance as requested to residents to care for their belongings. Creates an environment and atmosphere that is customized to their style and preferences.
  • Demonstrates fun in creating a positive atmosphere for residents in conjunction with our Core Values.
  • Follows instructions and complete daily assignments as assigned and is proactive to change.
  • Possesses understanding and compassion for the elderly population.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Education and Experience:
    • High School Diploma or equivalency (preferred).
    • Must be at least 16 years of age (required).License/Certifications:
      • Successful completion of 75-hour Nurse Aide course (required).
      • CPR Certification (preferred).Accura HealthCare embraces a unique upside-down culture, putting residents and direct-care staff at the top level of the organization. Our Resource Center associates play a key role in supporting Accura's purpose, "to care for others" and advancing the mission, "to be partners in care and family for life" and are expected to provide exceptional customer service by demonstrating and upholding our values of trust, integrity, accountability, commitment, and kindness through the development of strong relationships, servant leadership, and effective communication and follow-up.Accura HealthCare, a leading post-acute healthcare provider based in Iowa, has communities in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska, and growing.**DUE TO NEW CMS REGULATIONS, OUR TEAM WILL ADHERE TO FEDERAL RULES AND GUIDELINES REGARDING COVID TESTING**

Keywords: Accura HealthCare of Ames, Ames , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Healthcare , Ames, Iowa

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