Aveanna Staffing Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Stratford, Connecticut
Staffing Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
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Stratford, CT 06614
The Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A) is responsible for providing personal medical care and assistance with daily living activities that improve quality of life for patients in a Facility Setting while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.
Supervision: Supervision of the Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A) is managed by facility personnel.
Adheres to the policies and procedures of the facility/unit
Possesses the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate care for patients assigned by the facility/unit
Communicates effectively with patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers
Conducts ongoing care as determined by patient’s condition and/or the client facility’s policies, procedures or protocols and reprioritizes care accordingly.
Help patient maintain good personal hygiene, such as: Assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming, shaving, skin and nail care, oral hygiene, dressing and eating.
Thorough completion and coordination of all required documentation
Provide hands-on personal care and performance of simple procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services.
Maintains confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.
Current, unrestricted certification or proof of training as required by the state
Current CPR certification
High school Diploma or equivalent
Current Continuing Education if required by state
Good organizational and communication skills
Must be able to speak, write, read, and understand English
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, and twisting
Must be able to travel to location with reliable transportation
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 IBS
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.