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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Company: Blue Heron
Location: Wesley Chapel
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:


Certified Nurses Aides come join us at Blue Heron Senior Living Health to make a difference!

Now hiring for Day and Evening Shifts!

$5,000 Sign on Bonus for FT and $2,500 Sign on Bonus for PT!

If you are looking for a career that can make a difference, then Blue Heron Senior Living is the place for you. Our work family is made up of a variety of talented and committed team members who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives they serve. Each employee contributes their unique skills and abilities with the key goal of enabling our residents to reach and maintain their highest functional abilities. Every job matters at Blue Heron Senior Living. We believe in what we do and know our hands make a difference.

As a CNA in our facility, look at what benefits you can enjoy:

Competitive starting wage with additional pay for experience
$1,000 new employee referral program
Paid life insurance
401k opportunities after your first year
$2 Shift differential! $2 Weekend Bonus!
DailyPay! Work today, get paid today!
Monthly Celebrations and recognitions
$5,000 Tuition Reimbursement
Quarterly Attendance Bonus Program

The CNA's Primary Responsibility is to ensure patients are provided care by way of many different tasks such as:

Assisting residents with their bathing, toileting, oral hygiene, skin care, grooming, nail care and dressing needs.
Feeding residents, providing bedside water, providing snacks, and transferring residents to and from dining areas as needed and in compliance with nutritional plan of care.
Answering resident call lights and responding to resident's request for assistance in a timely manner in accordance to facility policy.
Maintaining resident rooms by making bed or changing bed linens, cleaning bedside table and organizing personal belongings, as needed,
Observing and reporting any signs of change in the resident's appetite, skin condition , or behaviors that are out of the ordinary and according to facility policy.
Offering emotional support and actively listening to residents which will help them develop trust and achieve independence in daily living.
Maintaining the confidentiality of all residents and their care to ensure resident rights and privacy are protected at all times.
Providing medical record documentation in accordance with facility policy for any vitals, assistance, etc. provided to the resident.
Complying with safety requirements, infection control measures, and maintaining a clean work environment.


Minimum Qualification/Requirements:

Must possess specific educational and experience requirements such as:
A high school diploma or GED, unless working under a student permit.
Be certified by the Florida State Department of Health as a CNA in good standing. CNAs transferring from another state may work for 120 days while awaiting their Indiana certification. Graduating CNA students, not yet certified, may also work for 120 days while awaiting their Florida certification.
Have basic computer skills along with knowledge of such programs as Excel, Word, etc.
Have a thorough understanding of the principles of safe effective nursing practices within the State of Florida.
Must possess interpersonal skills such as:
Assisting licensed nurse with procedures within the scope of practice for nurse aide;
The ability to follow written and verbal instructions, function independently and make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action;
Personal integrity and the ability to deal tactfully with residents, family members, visitors, government agencies and personnel;
The ability to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel;
Requires judgment in prioritizing the performance of tasks, duties and responsibilities in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures;
The ability to be discrete and protect the integrity of confidential information and stay within Compliance and HIPAA;
Patience, a cheerful disposition, enthusiasm and a willingness to handle residents based on whatever maturity and physical level in which they are currently functioning;
The ability to adhere to professional code of ethics, and
The ability to relay information concerning a resident's condition to the appropriate staff members.

Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our employees and meeting our obligation to provide and maintain a facility that is free of known hazards. Accordingly, we require certain measures be taken to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our resident and visitors; and the community at large from the COVID-19 virus, which may be reduced by vaccinations. Therefore, this Senior Living requires all employees to be vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment. All employees are required to provide proof of at least one vaccination for the COVID-19 virus. If you feel that you are unable to receive the vaccination for religious or medical reasons, please discuss this with Blue Heron's Human Resource Director.%1530156% %%mednurse%%

Keywords: Blue Heron, Brandon , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Healthcare , Wesley Chapel, Florida

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