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certified nursing assistant (CNA)

Wathena, KS 66090

Wathena Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Job Description

We are looking for a skilled CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) to become a part of our facility's compassionate care-giving team. The CNA will interact directly with patients, providing comfort and transportation, monitoring their vital signs and assisting with daily living needs. We are searching for a dedicated, compassionate and energetic individual to be a vital link between our patients and the nurses and other facility staff.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist with daily living activities. This includes delivering meals to patients, turning and ambulating patients and providing plenty of fresh water, as well as extra nourishment between meals
Help patients with personal hygiene. Provide patients with bedpans, help with baths, shampoos and showers
Provide adjunct care for the patient, including ice packs, non-sterile dressings and therapeutic baths
Check vital signs and record daily information in the patient's chart
Assist the nurses and other staff as needed
Adhere to professional standards, follow policies and procedures and abide by federal, state and local requirements, as well as Joint Commission standards
Required skills:
High School diploma or GED
Completion of a state-approved CNA certification training course
Basic computer skills
Ability to work as part of a team and to handle multiple tasks safely and effectively
Good communication skills, including the ability to communicate sensitive information with empathy ( bedside manner )
High tolerance for working under pressure and handling critical situations with a cool head
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