Certified Nursing Assistant – Friends Village at Woodstown

July 8, 2022

***LANJDE is posting this position on behalf of Friends Village at Woodstown***

Do you want to be the most valuable member of a care team? Are you a CNA looking for a company that truly values what you do in the service of others?

At Friends Village at Woodstown, we want to be the employer of choice for Certified Nursing Assistants and CNAs truly are the foundation of our service. We are very invested in our CNA program, and we are huge supporters of the work you do every single day!

Friends Village at Woodstown is looking for compassionate, competent, and motivated Certified Nursing Assistants to join our team, on a full-time basis, and provide care for residents. Friends Village at Woodstown is a Retirement Community in Historic Woodstown, NJ founded in 1896. Friends Village at Woodstown is home to seniors and retired residents who place a high value on their independence, friendships, healthy lifestyle, and medical care. Our mission is to enrich the aging experience by providing opportunities for active, engaged, and purposeful living. This benefits not just our residents, but also their families, our team members, and the greater community. As a condition of employment, Friends Village at Woodstown requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless there is an approved exemption. New hires will be required to show proof of vaccination status and have at least one dose of the vaccine prior to starting employment with the second dose scheduled within 30 days of the first dose. Reasonable accommodations through an exemption process will be considered, and requests for exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination must be reviewed and approved prior to the new hire’s first day.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Unit Manager the Certified Nursing Assistant assists the licensed nurses in contributing to the delivery of quality nursing care by engaging in nursing care and activities of daily living within the scope of practice defined by the New Jersey Department of Health. The Certified Nursing Assistant is assigned to specific or groups of specific residents and unit-based tasks which contribute to the nursing process; facilitate the gathering and documentation of specific data, and augment collaboration with and delivery of quality care with licensed health care team members.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Job Specific:

•Collaborates with each patient’s nurse on the plan of care for assigned residents for the given shift.

•Provides ADLs, promotes mobility, and assists with nutritional needs per unit routine under the direction of the licensed nurse within the guidelines and policies of Friends Village

•Promotes skin care, nutrition/hydration, and decubitus prevention.

•Observes patient progress and changes in patient status and reports significant changes to the licensed nurse on a timely basis.

•Assists with admissions, transfers, and discharges within guidelines and policies of Friends Village

•Participates in development of self and skills to enhance patient focused care.

•Uses authorized equipment within the scope of practice to gather and document data on stable, established residents.

•Accurately records vital signs, weights, and completion of ADLs in the medical record.

•Reports significant and/or abnormal values to license nurse on a timely basis.

•Actively participates in the unit’s performance improvement initiatives.

•Assists in meeting basic needs for residents in restraints on a regular basis.

•Performs patient care and duties with emphasis on patient rights, patient confidentiality, HIPAA compliance, adaption of care according to age and cultural or ethical considerations.

•Facilitates maintenance of equipment by completing maintenance requests. Demonstrates

•Service Excellence Initiatives by presenting a positive first impression; anticipates customer needs, and being actively involved in the role of a team player.

•Follows universal precautions.

•Complies with Employee Health requirements for employment.

•Works in a manner that promotes safety, adhering to the dress code policy.

•Knows role in emergency situations and reports unsafe practices to management.

•Other Duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

•High School diploma or equivalent

•Completion of State of Texas approved nursing assistant course

•Current Texas Department of Health certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant, or if recent graduate from an approved Nursing Assistant course, employee may have up to 90 days to obtain certification

If you are interested, please send your resume to Jerry Walker, Director of Human Resources at jwalker@friendsvillage.org.