Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)- GREAT HEALTH INSURANCE OFFERED 1ST OF THE MONTH AFTER STARTING!!! COMPETITIVE PAY AND A GREAT WORK ENVIRONMENT.

White Plains, NY

EPIC Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains is seeking Full Time & Part Time Certified Nursing Assistant- available shifts 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am (Days, Evenings, Nights) Every other weekend.  **NEW GRADS WELCOME TO APPLY**

WE OFFER VERY LOW COST GREAT HEALTH BENEFITS, VISION & DENTAL INSURANCE, 401K MATCH, TUITION REIMBURSEMENT, FREE LIFE INSURANCE, PTO, AND SICK TIME. 

EPIC Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, is a brand new Skilled Nursing Home located in the heart of White Plains. This SNF is part of our " Epic Healthcare Management" group of facilities.

The primary purpose of the job position is to provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with established nursing care procedures, and as may be directed by supervisors. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: 

Minimum High School Diploma (or equivalent).

Valid Certification as a Nurse Aide in the State of New York

Job Knowledge/Requirements:

Excellent communication and organization skills

Speak English in an understandable manner. Knowledge of other languages may be helpful.

Ability to work well under pressure and be flexible.

Able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and sometimes challenging individuals within the facility.

Have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents

Have the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.

Personnel Functions:

Follow work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing assigned task. Perform all tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as instructed by supervisors.

Notify the facility when you will be late or absent from work, according to facility policy.

Cooperate with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other facility personnel to assure that nursing services can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of the residents.

Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.

Personal nursing care functions:

Participate in and receive the nursing report upon reporting for duty.

Special nursing functions:

Observe resident’s skin closely during care and report the presence of pressure/red areas or areas of breakdowns.

Provide daily perineal care.

Provide daily range of motion exercises.

Turn bedfast residents at least every two hours.

Provide residents with reality orientation as instructed.

Food service functions:

Prepare residents for meals such as take to bathroom, wash hands, raise bed, position tables, place bibs, and take to dining room.

Serve food trays. Assist with feeding as indicated and needed.

Monitor diet order and diet served for errors.

Assist residents with sight problems to identify food arrangements on tray.  Record the resident’s food/fluid intake. Report changes in the resident are eating habits. Assist resident to receive alternative tray if resident does not like the food served or does not eat it.

Keep resident water pitchers clean and filled with fresh water (on each shift) and within easy reach of the resident.

Perform after meal care such as removing trays, cleaning resident’s hands, face, and clothing.

Monitor diet orders and restrictions, and make sure resident does not receive foods they are restricted from having due to medical reasons or due to allergic reactions.

Work Experience:

Nursing home experience preferred.

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