At ComForCare, we are a close-knit team and we rely on each other to ensure our clients receive the highest quality home care possible. We only hire committed, professional caregivers who love working with the elderly. We do what we do because we have a passion to make a positive impact on the lives of those we care for while helping our caregivers improve the quality of their lives. We expect this same level of passion from every team member. If you love to help and want to satisfy your desire to serve others, we would LOVE to visit with you. Recently awarded Best of Home Care - Employer of Choice Award, a national award based on the satisfaction of our professional caregivers.
POSITION TITLE: Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
One or more of the following criteria: One year minimum ofcontinuous experience as a Home Health Aide or Nurse Aide in a health care environment; Completion of a State (or similarly accredited) Home Health Aide or Nurse Aide training program; Completion of one year of classroom and clinical training from an accredited nursing program, medical assistance program, or other applicable direct care training program.
Satisfactory compliance with ComForcare bonding criteria.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with clients, families, coworkers, and all supervisors.
Ability to accurately follow and process written and verbal instructions.
Satisfactorily demonstrate and perform competency in clinical skills through competency checklist and skills demonstration test.
Minimum score of 80% on competency exam (NLN Test).
SUPERVISED BY: Operations Manager
PHYSICAL 1. Eighteen years of age or older.
REQUIREMENTS 2. Visual and hearing capacities functioning at a level sufficientenough to provide for the supervisory and physical care needs of clients.
JOB DESCRIPTION:The CNA provides specifically defined, non-skilled care services under the supervision of a Registered Nurse to enable the client to remain in the home. The CNA is a health care employee who provides personal care and homemaking services in the home setting to clients and families who are unable to perform these activities independently. The CNA conforms to all agency policies and procedures including providing care, compliance with the agency Bill of Rights, observing client/family confidentiality, and adhering to agency dress code.
ROUTINE DUTIES- PERSONAL CARE SERVICES
Bathing, assistance with dressing, nail and skin care, back care, foot care, shampoo and oral hygiene.
Assistance with ambulation, transfers, range of motion exercise, safe use of equipment and assistive devices, (walker, crutches, cane) change of position.
Assistance with toileting; use of bedpan, commode, or urinal; incontinent care.
Meal planning, preparation, and assistance with feeding.
Emotional support and motivation through conversation, encouragement and recreational activities.
Maintenance of appropriate agency records.
Present and conduct themselves in a professional manner according to agency policy.
Adhere to infection control and safety procedures that are in accordance with agency policy.
Light Housekeeping- including changing of bed linens, vacuuming, sweeping, dusting of client’s environment, emptying client’s wastebaskets and garbage. Refrigerators are defrosted, when necessary, if client or caretaker is unable to do so. Cleaning of the bathroom includes bathtub, sink, and toilet. The floor should be vacuumed and mopped if it becomes wet. Cleaning of kitchen includes washing dishes, counter tops and the floor.
Personal laundry- the laundry belonging to the client him or herself. Laundry for any family members or others in the same home is not the responsibility of caregiver.
Job Type: Part-time