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Certified Nursing Assistant Assisted Living - Las Cruces - PRN

Company: Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

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Facility: GSS NM Las Cruces Asst

Location: Las Cruces, NM

Address: 3035 Terrace Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88011, USA

Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts

Job Schedule: PRN

Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

The Nursing Assistant (NA) serves as caregiver to the resident during the scheduled work period in assisted living. The NA provides resident-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned resident under the supervision of a charge nurse. The Certified Nursing Assistant provides assistance with basic health care needs including daily living activities that may include, but are not limited to, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining and recording vital signs, and providing psychosocial support and other personal care to assigned resident. The Certified Nursing Assistant depending upon location, they may assist the resident in transferring, repositioning, and walking using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment and also provides range of motion and passive exercises. The Certified Nursing Assistant completes tasks related to food preparation and dining, while creating a positive dining experience for the resident. The Certified Nursing Assistant assists residents with meals and snacks, provides water and supplements as appropriate.

Depending upon location the NA may aid providers and nursing staff members with procedures and/or collect non-invasive body fluid specimens and gather vital signs. Depending upon location the NA may administer prescribed medications as delegated by a licensed nurse and within their scope of practice as defined by state regulations. NA documents the outcomes related to resident care, medication administration, behavior, activity, and dietary. NA must communicate changing condition, medication follow-up and care related concerns/responses to the charge nurse. Depending upon location, NA may provide housekeeping and laundry services to assist residents with keeping living areas clean and operational. Provides assistance and documentation with wellness and recreational programs and encourages residents to participate.

The NA has knowledge of and delivers age-appropriate care related to the physical and psychological needs of the resident as per care/service plan. Depending upon the location, may need to be knowledgeable of providing care to tenants with dementia. The NA is considered a member of the nursing team and is expected to know, and will be held accountable for, following infection prevention and control policies and Personal Protective Equipment use.

The nursing department provides care 24 hours/day; any of those hours may be an expectation of employment specific to the needs of the department, possibly with varying shifts. These needs change dependent upon staffing availability and resident census. Will be required to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Specific shift assignments will be made based on nursing area and by location. Committee meeting attendance may be expected at times. When students are providing resident care, treatment, and/or services as part of their training, any/all employees may be asked to provide direction to the students.

Department Details

The position is (PRN) the person could be called in to work at any time any shift for ex: 6am-2pm., 2p-10p or 10p-6a when needed.

Qualifications

High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.

Minimum age of 16. Prior clinical or nursing assistant experience in assisted living preferred.

Required Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification with the State Board of Nursing.

Satisfactorily completes yearly department specific competency testing and maintains a record of continuing education credits for each year. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education are required annually. Maintains all department specific required certifications.

When applicable, for applicable states, certified and registered with the Unlicensed Assistive Person (UAP) Registry.

Dependent on facility and required responsibilities, this role may classify as a Sanford Category II Driver requiring a motor

vehicle report and proof of valid driver's license. Also must be medically qualified to perform the essential driving functions of

this position as per our Sanford Driving Policy per the leaders request.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing

Req Number: R-50138

Featured: No

Keywords: Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, Las Cruces , Certified Nursing Assistant Assisted Living - Las Cruces - PRN, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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