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Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA

Company: Brookdale at Home
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:OverviewAre you looking for a career helping seniors with a one on one assignment? Are you searching for a second job and/or flexible scheduling? Your search is over- A Private Duty Caregiver career with Brookdale at Home is the Job for you! Most of Brookdales Private Duty Agency offices are located within a Brookdale Senior Living Community. Full-time; Part-time and PRN positions available.ResponsibilitiesOne on One companionshipNon-Medical Hands on Care; including dressing, bathing, grooming, personal care and assistance with transfersHousekeeping and LaundryPet CareTransportation to Doctors appointments and other errandsMedication RemindersMake Lives Better Including Your Own.If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! Youll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:Tuition ReimbursementPet InsuranceAdoption Reimbursement BenefitsVariety of Associate DiscountsVeterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.Now Available - Early Access to Paycheck with Earned Wage Access for Hourly Associates (outside of CA).Responsibilities:Provides direct care to clients, while promoting the clients highest level of functioning, as directed by the BAH Agency Leader and/or under the supervision of a licensed nurse when applicable by state rule. Assists in maintaining the clients environment in a safe and neat manner. Promotes quality services within non-skilled home care standards as well as applicable state home care agency regulations.Receives and communicates changes in the clients care needs and requested changes in specific home care services to the BAH Agency Leader as needed.Provides personal care and/or concierge/homemaker/companion services to the client per their individualized plan of care.Documents all pertinent information regarding care as assigned.Prepares residents for meals and assists to and from the dining areas. Assists with set up and feeding of meals.Assists residents with toilet and incontinence care. Makes incontinence checks at least every 2 hours and provides incontinent care as needed when providing care greater than 2 hours in a row.Keeps clients home neat and clean.Performs vital signs, B/Ps, weights and other trained procedures as per clients care plan.Completes prevention and restorative care that includes but not limited to PROM, AROM, ambulation, transferring, bathing, grooming, and other ADL care according to the plan of care.Maintains a working knowledge of the home care agencys policy & procedures pertinent to role.Assists in turning, positioning, and repositioning of clients.Communicates effectively with the clients, families, visitors and the BAH agency leader and scheduler.Actively participates in Community Quality Assurance Program.Maintains education development to include attending ongoing education development to maintain compliance with State and Federal Regulations and current knowledge of client care practices and maintains compliance with required annual training.Maintains client confidentiality.Assists clients with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, and getting to and from activities and meals according to the client plan of care.Assists clients with homemaker companion tasks such as laundry, shopping, light housekeeping, meals, according to the plan of care.Follows infection control and safety policies and guidelines.Maintains means to travel to clients homes to arrive on time for assignment.Communicates with supervisor at least 2 hours prior to assignment if unable to come to work.This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.Qualifications:Education and ExperienceProof of completing an approved Certified Nursing Assistant program is required. Six months experience in health care is preferred.Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsSuccessful completion of State C.N.A. course. Must maintain CNA certification.Management/Decision MakingMakes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.Knowledge and SkillsHas a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Must have working knowledge of facility emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills. Ability to follow facility policies. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA policies.Physical Demands and Working ConditionsStandingWalkingSittingUse hands and fingers to handle or feelReach with hands and armsClimb or balanceStoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlTalk or hearTaste or smellAbility to lift: up to 50 poundsVisionRequires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendorsOccasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverageOn-Call on an as needed basisPossible exposure to communicable diseases and infectionsPotential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residentsExposure to latexPossible exposure to blood-borne pathogensPossible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazardsSubject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipmentRequires Travel: FrequentlyBrookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.Salary Range Information: Hiring at: $18.00 / hour

Keywords: Brookdale at Home, Oak Park , Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA, Other , Oak Park, Illinois

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