Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is responsible for servicing clients in a home setting in a manner conducive to the patient's safety and comfort. The CNA is also responsible for adhering to the written care plan instructions issued by the RN in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities including Direct Reports:
Keeps Client Service Coordinators informed of schedule availability
Provides excellent personal care to clients to maximize satisfaction and follows established Plan of Care
Maintains safe environment in client's home and provides medication reminders as instructed by the RN and listed on plan of care
Provides timely, accurate, and high quality services in accordance with client needs
Maintains AHA continuing education requirements by attending 4 mandatory staff meetings and completing the required annual in-services on-line via the learning suite modules
Consults with Clinical and office staff on client problems and is involved with long and short-term goals that are consistent with organization's vision, mission, values and goals.
Available to run errands for clients with signed waiver
Assist clients with exercises
Turning, repositioning and transferring clients as indicated in RN's established plan of care Education and Experience Required:
Valid Maryland Board of Nursing Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Valid Maryland Board of Nursing Certified Medication Technician/Certified Medication Aide (CMT/CMA)
Valid American Heart Association BLS/CPR Certification
Valid First Aid Certification
CNAs with a year or more of experience after certification required
Score of 80% or more on the CNA Skills Assessment Test and ability to pass skills lab testing
Valid driver's license (if applicable).
Must work weekends and holidays
Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.
Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.