Watertown Health Center Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) 7a-3p in Watertown, Massachusetts
We are a beautiful 160-bed skilled nursing facility looking for Certified Nursing Assistants to join our team! We are a growing company and have multiple roles open for a skilled CNA. You will provide outstanding patient care and physical support for patients and residents on a daily basis. To do well in this role you should have your state-certified nursing assistant certification and a nursing degree from a recognized CNA program.
The resident care specialist performs multiple care duties that contribute to the health, well-being, and quality of life for the residents of the facility.
Providing great patient care.
Answering patient calls and determining how best to help them.
Providing physical support for patients or residents with daily activities and personal hygiene, including bathing, dressing, getting out of bed, - using the toilet, walking, standing or exercising.
Turning and repositioning bedridden patients.
Ensuring patients or residents receive appropriate diet by reviewing their dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences.
Obtaining a wide range of information from physicians, caregivers and nurses about patient condition, treatment plans, and suggested activities.
Measuring and recording food and liquid intake and urinary and fecal output and reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
Recording vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rate as requested by staff.
Examining patients to detect issues requiring medical care, including open wounds, bruises or blood in the urine.
Reminding patients to take medications and nutritional supplements.
Noting observations of patient behavior, including complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
Stay up to date on CNA training and facility policy and procedure.
State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.
Ability to think and work independently and with direction, and communicate with staff members in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.
Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
High School graduate or equivalent.
Comfortable using a computer.
Excellent personal hygiene.
We offer great benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long/Short Term Disability, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay and much more!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer