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GNA Geriatric Nursing Assistant - Senior Living in Emmitsburg, MD at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 2/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Look inside any of our Ascension Living communities, and you’ll find a significant change in approach – away from simply aging passively, and toward empowering people to age successfully. Our sole mission is to provide the services, amenities, opportunities and support so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.
It’s part of our larger vision to provide high-quality, compassionate, personalized care with dignity, especially to those in our communities who are most in need. This guiding vision is the cornerstone of who we are as a company: national, nonprofit and senior-focused.

Position Summary

The Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) will provide patient/resident care as required under the direct supervision of the licensed nurse.  The Geriatric Nursing Assistant completes assigned tasks to ensure timely, efficient and safe patient/resident care.  Communication and interactions with patients, residents, families and other health team members is an essential component of this position.

Principal Responsibilities and Duties

  • Performs initial and ongoing data collection on all patients/residents under the direction of the Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Implements plan of care developed by the Registered Nurse based on patient/resident physical, psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs.
  • Provides direct patient/resident care and reports condition and changes to RN or LPN.
  • Documents results of patient/resident care within established policies, procedures and scope of practice.
  • Complies with all ministry policies and procedures.
  • Other duties:  Completes all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • GED or a High School Diploma is preferred.
  • Previous hospital or long term care experience preferred. 
  • Ability to work with EHR/EMR

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Certified Nurse Aide (or be an NATII) in the state in which employed. 
  • CPR certified preferred.

Full-Time and Part-Time Positions Available