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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Brooklyn, NY

Cobble Hill

Posted 1 week ago
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Job Description

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Cobble Hill -
Are you passionate about caring for others and helping them achieve their health care goals
Do others say you have a boundless amount of energy
Do you have an uncanny ability to make connections with other people Do you always remember the little things about people
Are you detailed and find excitement in getting the little things right
Are you a team player who cares about your colleagues as much as you do about your patients
Do you always follow through with your commitments
Do others say you have an infectious positivity that energizes the team
Is caring for others your calling

If you can say "YES" to these questions we may have the perfect role for you as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) at Cobble Hill Health Center.
Cobble Hill Health Center is a not-for-profit long- and short-term care facility providing services to the disabled and elderly for over 40 years. Our CNA's are a key to the success of our residents and patients and help us fulfill our vision: to consistently exceed expectations and set the standard for excellence in residential and community care.
The ideal CNA candidate will:

Be a Certified Nurse Aide
Possess a high school diploma, this is preferred
Have a strong comprehension of the English language which includes reading, writing, and speaking fluently
Have experience working as a geriatric CNA, which is highly desirable

We Offer:

An award-winning culture we are a certified Great Place To Work
An opportunity to express your creativity and passion for patient care
An opportunity to express your talents and join a high performing team

Under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse, the CNA is an important member of the nursing team in assisting and supervising residents in all activities of daily living.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Assisting with personal care tasks such as bathing, toileting, feeding, transferring, grooming, mouth care, nail care, etc.
Identifying any changes in the resident's condition and reporting to the nurse
Acknowledging and responding to the resident's calls
Building relationships with and collaborating with resident, families, and members of the healthcare team when planning, implementing, and evaluating care
Verbalizing understanding and demonstrating ability to provide "Comfort Care" including anticipating residents' needs, gaining knowledge about the individual's important life events, cultural background, and daily routines, providing comfort when needed, and using a person-centered approach when planning the resident's care
Individualizing care considering residents who have impairments including but not limited to visual, auditory or speech impairments
Providing a safe environment and demonstrating "Safe Practice" including performing rounds and observing and supervising residents, demonstrating safe and proper use of transfer and other equipment, and reporting resident incidents/occurrences to appropriate personnel.
Ensuring that resident's unit is clean and neat, including beds, personal equipment, clothing, etc.
Performing vital signs, height, weight measurements as well as other clinical competencies including hand washing, transfers, V/S monitoring, personal care, turning and positioning, ambulation, skin care, colostomy care, etc.
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