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GNA - Geriatric Nursing Assistant

Columbia, MD

Lorien Health Services

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Job Description

GNA - Geriatric Nursing Assistant

Our healthcare facility is looking for a Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) to join our team. The GNA helps to fulfill the care requirements of our patients. Under the direction of the Unit Nurse Manager, the successful candidate will work within their entire scope of practice. The GNA will be fully accountable for ensuring that the utmost in competent care and safety is consistently delivered to all residents. As a Geriatric Nursing Assistant, you must have a kind, patient and empathetic personality as well as a commitment to providing patients with the best possible care. You must also be a team player with a strong work ethic and the willingness to pitch in and help wherever and whenever it is needed. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

Specific duties of a Geriatric Nursing Assistant will include:

• Providing residents with a positive and family-focused environment

• Ensuring that all residents are treated with kindness, dignity, and respect

• Cleaning, bathing, and dressing residents

• Distributing food trays and feeding residents

• Documentation

• High school diploma or GED

• Must have completed Maryland Board of Nursing GNA course and maintain license certification by regulations

• CPR certification required

• First aid certification, preferred

• Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the standards of the Company's Code of Conduct and appropriate professional standards and applicable state/federal laws.

Lorien Health Services is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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