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Volunteers Of America Health Care Services CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant full and part time in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

Job Description We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us! Making a difference in the lives of others - that's what working at Volunteers of America is all about. Our healthcare professionals have the opportunity each and every day to make a difference in the lives of older adults. From improving our residents' quality of life, to creating peace of mind for them and their families, our team members know that as a part of our community, they are changing lives. We are a 5 star quality care center and we have been nominated by our employees for the 3rd year in a row as a Great Place to Work-Certified . VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA is hiring a CNA for Sleepy Eye Care Center, which is an Assisted Living, Independent Living, Skilled Nursing and Memory Care Residence. This position will work in our Skilled Nursing Home. Full and Part Time Hours Shifts: 3 pm - 11 pm 6:30 am - 3 pm Must work every other weekend. Full-Time Benefits of working for Volunteers of America (VOA): At VOA we understand that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are happy to offer them the following benefits: $4,000 retention bonus when working 30 hours of more a week $2,000 retention bonus when working 24-29 hours of more a week $14.50 to 21.98 an hour depending upon shift, experience, and benefits. Flexible scheduling and consistent hours Competitive pay Stable organization; we've been a nonprofit for over 120 years PTO for full-time staff Positive work environment Paid training/Continuing education We welcome new graduates We value seasoned/experienced staff Casual positions available to accommodate students A variety in your daily duties Supportive managers Fast paced, low stress working environment Insurance Benefits: Medical (when working 30 or more hours a week) Dental Flexible Spending Account Vision Legal Life Accident Critical Illness Short-Term Disabilities Retirement ID Theft Loan Program ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Nursing Care Functions a. Assists residents with personal cares, including bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, bed mobility, toileting and eating. b. Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding accurate performance of vital signs, weights, etc. Understands/supports Resident Bill of Rights. c. Delivers meals and assists residents with eating. Records accurate food and fluid intake as assigned. Reports any chewing or swallowing difficulty to the nurse. d. Assists the resident with the restorative nursing program including but not limited to, passive and active range of motion, ambulation with appropriate assistive devices and use of transfer belt. e. Uses safety standards at all times in transferring of residents: (a) Uses transfer belt and/or proper mechanical equipment for all transfers/ambulation of residents. (b) Uses proper body mechanics. (c) Ambulates/transfers residents per plan of care. (d) Positions residents to maintain body alignment per policy and p rocedure and plan of care. f. Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the resident condition. g. Answers call lights promptly and determines residents' needs. h. Neatly makes and changes bed linens. i. Ensures that residents are clean, neatly dressed according to preference or age, and well-groomed. j. Reports any indication of resident illness to the nurse. k. Provides any information on changes in skin conditions to the nurse. l. Follows standard precautions and works within OSHA guidelines. Follows infection control policy/procedure: (a) Follows resident skin care protocol. (b) Properly cleans and stores resident equipment. (c) Maintains sanitary conditions in common areas (e.g., tub rooms, dining areas, hallways). (d) Follows basic principles of linen handlin