The CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) is responsible for providing assigned patients with routine daily nursing care and services.
- Ensure that the guest's room is ready for his/her arrival (i.e., bed made, name tags up, admission basket available, etc.).
- Report all changes in the guest's condition.
- Assist guests with bath functions (i.e., dressing/undressing, bedbath, tub or shower bath, etc.), hair care functions (i.e., combing, brushing, shampooing, etc.), nail care (i.e., clipping, trimming, and cleaning the finger/toenails), and shaving.
- Keep guests dry (i.e., change gown, clothing, linen, etc., when it becomes wet or soiled).
- Make beds (occupied and unoccupied). Change bed linens. Keep linens tight to avoid wrinkles from forming under the guest.
- Assist guest with bowel and bladder functions (i.e., take to bathroom, offer bedpan/urinal, portable commode, etc.).
- Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting guests into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
- Observe and report the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdowns to prevent decubitus ulcers (bedsores).
- Measure and record temperatures, pulse, and respirations (TPRs).
- Answer call lights promptly.
- Prepare guests for meals, serve food trays and assist with feeding as necessary, record the guest's food/fluid intake and report changes in his/her eating habits. Perform after meal care (i.e., remove trays, clean hands, face, clothing, take to bathroom, brush teeth, clean dentures, etc.).
- Must currently hold, or be able to obtain prior to date of hire, CNA certification through the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
- Minimum of six (6) months recent long term/snf/rehab experience preferred.
Skills, Knowledge, or Ability:
- Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
- Moves constantly during working hours.
- Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
- May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
- Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
- Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
- Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
In order to be considered for this position, your resume must reflect all relevant licenses, certifications, education, and experience noted in the requirements and minimum qualification sections of this job posting. Without this information, candidates cannot be considered for positions to which they may be qualified.
Upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. Santé is not able to support VISA sponsorships.