Certified Nurse Assistant - Mother of Perpetual Help - PRN

Job Description

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services is seeking a CNA at our assisted living facility, Mother or Perpetual Help.

This position functions as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) for CRSS Assisted Living Facilities. Assists residents who are functionally, physically and or socially impaired and need 24 hour protective oversight, with activities of daily living. All responsibilities will be conducted in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy of Cardinal Ritter Senior Services.

Duties & Responsibilities

Reports to Resident Care Coordinator at the beginning of the shift for assignment and report.
Administers nursing care to residents under the direction of charge personnel.
Performs and assists residents with personal activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing (in appropriate clothing), toileting, nail care (except for diabetics), hair care, skin care, oral care, periodontal care, shaving, and communication.
Assists resident to meals and monitors food and fluid intake.
Performs only those functions that are permitted within the role of a CNA.
Attends staff meetings and in-services as required.
Organizes work to utilize time properly by identifying priorities, planning, and working with co-workers, while completing work in an efficient manner and maintaining the resident at the highest level of functioning for as long as possible.
Maintains good housekeeping standards in residents’ rooms and work areas.
Answers all lights promptly.
Ensures resident safety by making routine rounds.
Report to charge personnel anything out of the ordinary immediately, i.e., change in condition, vital signs, poor appetite, change in mental or physical status, falls, injuries, emesis, etc.
Helps to meet the emotional needs of the resident, e.g., talking and listening to residents.
Promote activities/exercise for residents by walking, getting residents involved in activities, etc.
Be familiar with the emergency procedures of the facility, including fire and evacuation, tornado/storm, and search for missing resident.
Know where the disaster manual is located for reference.
Performs vital signs accurately.
Responsible for the whereabouts of assigned residents throughout the shift; who are not signed out.
Follows the nursing policies and procedures and the philosophy of care of Cardinal Ritter Senior Services.
Performs cleaning duties as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Experience

Must have completed the State of Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant training program and be in good standing in the State of Missouri.
Must have current CPR Certification or be willing to become CPR certified within 90 days of hire.
Must be Electronic Health Record literate.

CRSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pre-Employment Screening
All candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening. The screenings will include criminal background check and other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, Covid-19 and Influenza vaccinations. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

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Cardinal Ritter Senior Services

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services (CRSS) provides programs, communities and services designed to meet the needs of senior adults across a continuum of care. Our mission at Cardinal Ritter Senior Services is to create communities that promote the dignity of human life and reflect the spirit of Jesus Christ. With our social service programs, affordable housing, independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing communities and volunteer opportunities, we honor choices and maintain the quality of life for senior adults. We provide independence, options and the highest quality of service to senior adults.

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