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CNA Certified Nursing Assistant - Genesys PACE in Flint, MI at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job Description

Ascension Senior Living provides holistic, person-centered care and support rooted in our Catholic beliefs to meet the physical, mental and spiritual needs of the seniors we serve. Our person-centered care philosophy respects and values the uniqueness of each individual. The voices of each resident and program participant and those working with them are considered and respected. We foster an environment honoring individual preferences, choices and traditions by nurturing relationships between the seniors we serve and our associates, their care providers and the community. The person-centered care philosophy is based on select core ideas and is woven into every aspect of living and working in our ministries. Job Duties

  • Assist with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Assist patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.
  • Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
  • Assist with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.
  • Perform patient care activities and other tasks as assigned to assist the primary care, therapy, and adult day health staff. Work under the direct and indirect supervision of the Center Manager or designee but is independent in the application of nursing knowledge and skills.
  • Communicate effectively with participants, families, staff and the staff of other agencies.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings. Works effectively in a team setting. Demonstrate active participation in the Quality Improvement (QI) process.
  • Provide basic activities of daily living (ADL) nursing care to assigned patients. Document treatments, procedures, observations, nursing care, and participant activities on appropriate forms and in the medical record as appropriate. Report changes in the participant's condition to the pertinent Interdisciplinary Team member.
  • Participate in the process of teaching and learning with others.
  • Abide by all established Genesys PACE of Genesee County policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Assist with participant meal service and laundry, as needed; assists with keeping participant areas clean and orderly
  • Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

Job Requirements

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
  • Certified BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1.5 Months (45 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Licensed Drivers License credentialed from the Michigan Secretary of State obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Some local travel may be required.
  • Certified Nurse Aide credentialed from the Michigan Nurse Aide Registry .  
  • One or more of the following:
  • Valid Automobile Insurance credentialed from the Auto Owners Insurance obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Requires liability limits of at least $100,000/$300,000 required.

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent 
  • High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited program required; graduate of an accredited nursing assistant program preferred Must possess the skills necessary to provide care for geriatric patients and must be able to function well in a team environment, and act only within the scope of his/her authority to practice Must be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up-to-date before engaging in direct participant contact and Six months clinical experience as a personal care aide, nursing assistant, or emergency medical technician and one year of experience with a frail, elderly population. Meets a standard set of competencies for the specific position description established by Genesys PACE of Genesee County and approved by CMS before working independently.

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