• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/9/2018 1:54 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4688
    # of Openings
    1
    Area of Interest
    Nursing
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Amherst
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Shift
    PT 2P-10P 2x/wk EOW (ML)
  • Overview

    Elderwood at Amherst is seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to join our team of dedicated caregivers.

     

    Elderwood at Amherst is a skilled nursing facility offering comprehensive, personalized orthopedic, cardiac and post-surgical rehab programs, including physical, occupational and speech therapy. We also offer specialty programs that include Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care.

     

    Why Elderwood? We’re a Strong, Growing Company:

    • Scope: Elderwood has more than 30 locations offering skilled nursing, assisted living, and independent living communities throughout New York State, Rhode Island & Pennsylvania.
    • Clinically Complex Nursing: Elderwood locations offer comprehensive rehabilitation, memory care and specialty subacute programs including cardiac rehabilitation, respiratory care and pulmonary rehabilitation.
    • Continued Growth: New facility acquisitions in New York State and beyond are already on the horizon for 2019.

    Competitive Perks:

     

    • Benefits: Elderwood offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Programs: We enthusiastically support staff members with the drive and desire to advance their health care career. Through scholarship and tuition assistance programs, Elderwood helps staff members pay for higher education and gives them the opportunity to advance in their career.
    • Robust Referral Bonus: Come on board with us, refer a friend or colleague and be eligible to earn additional money!

    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Position Overview:

    • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) provide personal and nursing care to meet the physical and emotional needs of residents in our skilled nursing facility. They are under the direction of a licensed nurse. State specific certification is required.

     SHIFT: 2P-10P 2x/wk, including every other weekend - Memory Lane Unit (ML)

    Responsibilities

    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Responsibilities:

     

    • Direct and monitor the personal care duties carried out by Nursing Assistants of an assigned team.
    • Report to Charge Nurse unusual symptoms, daily needs and progress of residents.
    • Notify Charge Nurse of changes in residents’ conditions or needs
    • Follow the Profile of Care for each resident and monitor the performance of the Nursing Assistants in carrying out the appropriate aspects of the care plan.
    • Responsible for responding immediately to residents’ requests.
    • Assist residents with the following Activities of Daily Living (ADL), according to their plan of care and individual needs.

    Qualifications

    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Qualifications:

     

    • Eighteen (18) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Registration in the State Nurse Aide Registry is required. Active on the State Nursing Aide Registry with no findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment or misappropriation of property.
    • Training and work experience in a geriatric setting preferred.
    • Ability to supervise and work well with other personnel
    • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
    • Caring and respectful attitude towards residents
    • Physical stamina for constant activity required.
    • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.

    Apply to this Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) opportunity today. If you have any issues completing the application process, we’re here to help. Call our Human Resource Coordinator at 716-835-2543 or stop in to see us at 4459 Bailey Avenue, Amherst, New York 14226. Walk-ins are always welcome.

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