Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

The primary function of this position is to assist in the provision of nursing care and related services for all residents under their assigned area and in compliance with all federal, state and local guidelines, standards and regulations which govern the facility. CNAs work under the guidance and direction of the Nursing Supervisor and/or Director of Nursing to ensure that each resident’s medical, psychosocial and spiritual needs and wishes are met effectively and efficiently.
We currently have FULL-TIME, PART-TIME and CASUAL positions on the EVENING and NIGHT shifts.

$500.00 SIGN ON BONUS.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

High School Diploma or GED. Must have
Nurse Aide certification in Pennsylvania or have
completed an approved nurse aide training
program and pass the required examinations
within 120 days of employment.

 

Job Type: Full-time

BENEFITS

Eligibility and level of benefits may depend
n employment status.

  • Competitive salary commensurate
    with experience.

  • Healthcare Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Retirement Plan with Company Match

  • Short and Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off

Interested?

You may also email us at CButler@ThePatriotCommunity.com or send your resume to:

The Patriot

Human Resources Director
495 West Patriot Street

Somerset, PA 15501

814-445-4549

TOP AREAS OF FOCUS FOR OUR CNAs

  • Assists residents in all activities of daily living: bathing dressing, grooming, nutritional needs, transferring, ambulation, continence and oral hygiene according to their plan of care.

  • Assists in performing restorative nursing functions such as bowel and bladder training, range of motion, turning and positioning, transfers, ambulation, vision, hearing, and communication.

  • Responds to all resident call bells regardless of assignment.

  • Carries out all basic care procedures such as catheter care, temperatures, pulses, heights, weights, specimen collection, intakes

  • Uses proper infection control techniques, including universal precautions, to prevent the spread of diseases.

  • Observes residents and reports changes of physical, psychosocial, spiritual and emotional conditions to the Nursing Supervisor.

  • Completes documentation regarding care and services rendered and the resident’s response or lack of response to the care/services rendered as directed by the Nursing Supervisor.

  • Performs various cleaning duties, using appropriate sanitizing chemicals/solutions as indicated and as directed by the Charge Nurse.

  • Actively participates in various quality improvement initiatives, various committees, and with in-service training as directed.

  • Maintains confidentiality of information.

  • Always exhibit a high-level of professionalism.


BEST PARTS OF THE JOB

  • Be part of this area’s progressive skilled nursing and personal care community.

  • Enjoy a friendly “WE CARE” team atmosphere

  • Opportunity to make a difference – impacting operations and people, on many levels.

  • Engaged and committed leadership team.

  • Meaningful work and connection to our mission.

  • Being a creative problem-solver.

  • Relationships with our residents.

  • A true desire to be a “best place to work.”


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical demands include the ability to walk extensively, sit for extended periods of time and bend, lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds frequently. Must be able to operate lifting equipment regularly and push and pull carts and/or resident transportation devices. Full list of physical requirements available upon request.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.