CNA Superheroes Needed!

Location Address

6501 S Cass Ave
Westmont, Illinois 60559
United States

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SALARY: $16.25-$19.50

 

Floor CNAs, Lead CNAs, and Unit Clerks… all with some non-CNA type assignments.

You provide the work ethic and customer service attitude and we’ll provide the cape!

We are a 5-star quality measure facility in Eastern DuPage County and we are in need of YOU! We are hiring CNAs for PM and Overnights and a limited number of AM shifts. CNA Superheroes may have some of their hours assigned as assistants to other departments, Activity Aides, Social Services, Reception, Stocking supplies, but all will have to work as a CNA at least part of the time. We are eager to hire those with experience. Please contact us if you are interested in this exciting opportunity! You can reach us daily between 10 am and 8 pm at 312-517-2122.

Basic Function

  • To provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with established nursing care procedures, state and federal guidelines, and as directed by your supervisor.

Essential Duties

  • Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
  • Assist residents with dressing and ensure that dependent residents are dressed in clean clothing appropriate for the season and in good repair.
  • Give or assist a resident with bathing.
  • Assist residents with daily dental and mouth care.
  • Keep incontinent residents clean, dry, and odor-free; check every two hours to maintain.
  • Assist residents with bowel and bladder functions.
  • Position residents maintaining good body alignment.
  • Keep residents dry, changing clothes and gowns when wet or soiled.
  • Make beds and change bed linens when soiled.
  • Shave male patients daily and female residents as needed.
  • Keep resident’s finger and toenails clean and trimmed.
  • Perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed.
  • Assist resident with hair combing and brushing, shampooing, and styling.
  • Assist residents in preparing for activity and social programs and transport, accompany and participate when assigned.
  • Maintain records accurately and timely.
  • Chart timely and accurately in Point of Care (if applicable).
  • Measure and record T, P, R, and weights as instructed.
  • Observe and report the presence of skin breakdown or redness to the nurse.
  • Observe and report any physical or emotional changes observed in the residents including any complaints or grievances made by the resident.
  • Prepare residents for meals, assist in serving food trays or feed as necessary, and record/or report residents’ intake or acceptance of food.
  • Serve between meal and bedtime snacks or nourishments.
  • Attend all mandatory in-services and maintain 12 hours of training each year.
  • Keep nurse call system within easy reach and answer call lights within 10 minutes.
  • Report all hazardous conditions and equipment to the nurse immediately.
  • Follow established safety precautions in the performance of all duties.
  • Wash hands before and after performing any service for the resident and follow infection control guidelines and universal precautions.
  • Keep wheelchairs, tables, Geri chairs, commodes, and other resident equipment clean.
  • Follow established isolation precautions and procedures.
  • Review care plans daily to ensure the provision of appropriate care.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident call information and ensure resident privacy.
  • Treat all residents, families, and visitors with kindness, dignity, and respect.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in accordance with policy and procedure and instruction of your supervisor.
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive regard as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.
  • Adhere to all facility and department policies and procedures.
  • Appropriate application and response to personal/door alarms.

Supervision Received

  • Receives supervision from Nursing Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Requires valid deemed nurse aide certification in the State of Illinois.
  • Requires employee to have had no abuse records.
  • Prompt and regular attendance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read, write, and spell and to understand and follow both written and oral directions.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with residents and staff members.
  • Ability to speak the English language in an understandable manner.
  • Ability to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • Ability to remain current in practice as applicable to the job.

Working Conditions

  • Works in well-lighted and ventilated areas throughout the facility, i.e. residents rooms, nurses stations, med rooms, tub rooms, dining rooms, lounges and corridors, and hallways.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Subject to involvement with personnel, visitors, state and federal agency personnel, and residents.
  • Provided with necessary protective equipment and devices and services to ensure safety including but not limited to gowns, gloves, goggles, shoe covers, handwashing facilities, masks, Hepatitis B vaccine.

 

 

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