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Certified Nurse Aide

ComForCare Home Health Care - Stamford

Certified Nurse Aide
Stamford, CT Part-Time Paid

Description

Looking for Certified Nurse Aide to join our home care family Description: At ComForCare Home Care we value our home care aides like family. We celebrate success and have fun! Our focus is to help our clients and employees live their best life possible. Are you naturally nurturing? Do you want a job that is truly fulfilling? We are looking for you. We invite you to become part of our team! We have open positions and are looking for the very best to support clients in their homes. Shifts are available throughout the lower Fairfield County area. We will consider your availability and preferred locations when setting up your schedule. We provide: Supportive office team to help you succeed Competitive pay Specialized Dementia training Continuous online training on a variety of topics Weekly Orientations Caregiver of the Month awards Quarterly Celebrations Access to Caregiver App to see schedules, client addresses, care plans, open shifts and more. Here’s what our caregivers say about us: I would tell a friend to call this agency if they have had any negativity with another agency. This company actually pays the money they are supposed to pay! I like working for them because they care about their employees. I love the office staff! When I go to the office, they show their appreciation for me. I appreciate that they consider my skill set, what the clients need, and match us based on that. They have employee of the month incentive which is a really cool program. The owners care about me and honor me. Job Summary: The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) provides clients various personal care and homemaker/companion services in accordance with an established plan of care so that they can remain in their residence. Essential Functions: Personal Care Provide assistance with: bathing, dressing, grooming, nail /skin care, back care, foot care, shampoo, oral hygiene, ambulation, transfers, range of motion exercise, safe use of equipment and assistive devices (wheel chair, walker, crutches, cane), change of position, with toileting, commode, incontinent care, meal planning, preparation, and assistance with feeding Companion/Sitter/Household Management Provide companionship and respite services for family Perform homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms Medication Services Assist with medications that the client self-administers Qualifications/Educational Requirements: High school graduate or G.E.D certificate Successful completion of a state-approved Certified Nurse Aide course At least six months experience as a Certified Nurse Aide (in homes or facilities) Be listed in good standing on the State’s Caregiver Registry Achieves a minimum score of 80% on competency exam (Home Health Aide Test) Meets passing criteria on DEARS Ethics test Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job This job description is used as a guide only and not inclusive of responsibilities and job duties.