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Geriatric Nursing Assistant

Ellicott City, MD

Lorien Health Services

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Job Description

Geriatric Nursing Assistant

Are you a GNA with a passion for improving the lives of others If so, join our team and be a part of an amazing community! Customer Service is of the highest importance and we are currently seeking caring staff members to join our team to provide direct patient care in a family focused environment. Some of the things you will find at Lorien Health that you may not find elsewhere include teamwork and positive attitudes, endless career opportunities from a company that likes to promote from within. If you are a licensed GNA in the state of Maryland we want to talk with you

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 certification by regulations
  • CPR certification
  • Ability to pass criminal background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • First aid certification, preferred
  • Computer proficiency, a plus

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Additional Requirements:

  • Holds a valid MD (GNA, RN, LPN, etc.) license in good standing

Additional statement:

  • 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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