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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Company: Cobble Hill LifeCare
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Cobble Hill Health Center is a not-for-profit long-and short-term care facility providing services to the disabled and elderly for over 40 years. The CNA plays an integral role in helping us to achieve our vision: to consistently exceed expectations and set the standard for excellence in residential and community care. We are looking for the best, brightest, most creative, and collaborative people to join our team. If you want to make a difference in your life and the lives of your colleagues and patients, we'd love to hear from you.Shift: Full-Time (Monday-Friday + rotating weekends)Hours: Day 7am-3pm, Evening 3pm-11pm, Overnight 11pm-7amWhat We Offer:

  • Referral bonuses
  • Fully paid orientation
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off including sick days, PTO, elective holidays, & more!
  • An award winning culture-we are a certified Great Place to Work
  • Free hot meal for each shift worked
  • An opportunity to express your talents and work with a high performing team
  • Membership in the 1199 unionThe ideal CNA candidate will:
    • Possess at minimum, a high school diploma
    • Have a strong comprehension of the English language which includes reading, writing, and speaking fluently
    • Have experience working as a geriatric CNA, which is highly desirable
    • Have prior experience working in a skilled nursing facility (preferred, but not required)
    • Experience with SigmaCare (preferred, but not required)Required Qualifications:
      • An active Certified Nurse Assistant license for the state of New York
      • Unexpired verification of US citizenship
      • Up-to-date physical examination (within the past 12 months)
      • MMR titres and immunizations
      • CPR certification
      • (2) professional references
      • Full vaccination for COVID-19About the position:Under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse, the CNA is an important member of the nursing team in assisting and supervising residents in all activities of daily living. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
        • Assisting with personal care tasks such as bathing, toileting, feeding, transferring, grooming, mouth care, nail care, and cleanliness of resident's unit, etc.
        • Identifying any changes in the resident's condition and reporting to the nurse
        • Acknowledging and responding to the resident's calls
        • Building relationships with and collaborating with resident, families, and members of the healthcare team when planning, implementing, and evaluating care
        • Verbalizing, understanding and demonstrating ability to provide "Comfort Care" including anticipating residents' needs, gaining knowledge about the individual's important life events, cultural background, and daily routines, providing comfort when needed, and using a person-centered approach when planning the resident's care
        • Individualizing care considering residents who have impairments including but not limited to visual, auditory or speech impairments
        • Providing a safe environment and demonstrating "Safe Practice" including performing rounds and observing and supervising residents, demonstrating safe and proper use of transfer and other equipment, and reporting resident incidents/occurrences to appropriate personnel.
        • Performing vital signs, height, weight measurements as well as other clinical competencies including hand washing, transfers, V/S monitoring, personal care, turning and positioning, ambulation, skin care, colostomy care, etc.Learn more about life at Cobble Hill: #HP

Keywords: Cobble Hill LifeCare, New York , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Healthcare , Brooklyn, New York

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