CNA

Bethlehem, PA

Job ID: 1801230 Salary: 16/hour - 18/hour

Job Description


Job Summary: As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you will play a crucial role in providing direct care and support to patients under the supervision of licensed nurses and healthcare professionals. Your compassionate demeanor, strong work ethic, and dedication to patient well-being will contribute to maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for our our Senior Living clients.




Responsibilities:
  1. Assist patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and feeding, while promoting independence and respecting individual preferences.
  2. Take and record vital signs including temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration, and report any significant changes or abnormalities to the nursing staff.
  3. Help patients with mobility and transfers, utilizing proper body mechanics and assistive devices as needed to ensure safety and prevent falls or injuries.
  4. Assist in positioning and turning bedridden patients to prevent pressure ulcers and promote comfort, following established protocols and guidelines.
  5. Serve meals and assist patients with eating and drinking, adhering to dietary restrictions and special instructions as directed by healthcare providers.
  6. Clean and maintain patient care areas, equipment, and supplies to ensure a clean and hygienic environment conducive to healing and recovery.
  7. Escort patients to appointments, tests, and procedures within the healthcare facility, offering reassurance and assistance as needed during transportation.
  8. Observe and report changes in patient condition or behavior to the nursing staff promptly, documenting observations accurately and comprehensively.
  9. Follow infection control protocols, standard precautions, and safety procedures to minimize the risk of healthcare-associated infections and ensure a safe working environment for patients and staff.
  10. Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings, staff trainings, and quality improvement initiatives to contribute to the delivery of high-quality, patient-centered care.
  11. Maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality in all interactions with patients, families, and colleagues, respecting their privacy and rights at all times.







Qualifications:
  • Current Pennsylvania certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 1-2 Years CNA Experience




Schedule: Days and Mid-Shift Available




Compensation:

Hourly Pay: $16 - $18 per/hour (D.O.E.) + Full Benefits




Position Type: FT / Permanent



Meet Your Recruiter

Anthony Parker
Executive Recruiter

Originally form Maryland, Anthony now resides in the great state of North Carolina with his family.

 

Anthony is a full cycle recruiter with over 10 years of experience primarily in the Healthcare Sector. He prides himself in his ability to truly understand the needs of the Hiring Managers he serves.

 

With an extensive understanding of Behavioral Interviewing techniques, performing position surveys and identifying core competencies for new positions, Anthony strives to use proven best practices to achieve his career goals.

 

In his free time, Anthony enjoys reading, traveling and doing outdoor activities.

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