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Certified Nursing Assistant – Jameson Care Center

  • Job ID: 190002HZ
  • Status:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Evening Shift
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • Facility: Jameson Care Center
  • Department:
  • Location: 3349 Wilmington Road, New Castle PA 16105
  • Union Position: no
  • Salary Range: $13.14 to $19.01 / hour

Description

Are you a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunity for growth and development? Join our team at Jameson Care Center!

 

This Full Time position requires availability for the evening/afternoon shift.


Jameson Care Center is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located in Lawrence County. By providing a high quality of resident care and service, Jameson Care Center has become a leader in geriatric health care in Western Pennsylvania. Nestled in between Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Erie, we are a short drive from just about anywhere!

 

BONUS! Anyone hired into a full-time role that has a Current Pennsylvania CNA certification, will receive a $2,000.00 sign on bonus, upon signing a one-year employment agreement with UPMC. Details on the bonus would be given at the time of an offer, if chosen.

Responsibilities:

  • Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department. Establish appropriate and effective communication strategies. Establish professional and respectful interpersonal relationships. Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents.
  • Maintain current CPR certification. Constructively receives feedback and direction. Identify and communicates learning needs to the unit manager. Take action to improve knowledge, skills and performance. Request assistance in planning and prioritizing activities as needed. Participate in self-review as requested by the unit manager.
  • May apply, monitor and remove resident restraints as per physician or facility protocol. Provide diversional activities to reduce or prevent use of restraints. Document in the medical record according to established procedures. Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions and understands policies and procedures for blood borne pathogen exposure. Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility related information. Responds within the scope of the nursing assistant role to emergent situations.
  • Provide direct resident care as directed by the RN and LPN including all activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding, dressing, transporting, toileting and ambulating residents. Maintain an environment conducive to resident safety and recovery including, but not limited to, completing safety checks, keeping the department and resident rooms clean and organized, cleaning department specific equipment, changing bed linens, emptying linen hampers, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning equipment to proper storage. Responds to resident needs and calls in timely manner. Acquire and distribute supplies and equipment to facilitate resident care delivery including, but not limited to, ordering, charging/crediting supplies, setting up resident care equipment within the scope of the nursing assistant position and stocking resident rooms and unit supply areas. Deliver resident nourishments and assist with feeding as needed; fills water pitchers. Perform routine tests such as resident weights, vital signs and Intake &Outputs. Provide feedback to the RN/LPN regarding resident care and reports changes in resident status in timely manner.
  • Suggest and support changes within the department. Assume responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges. Demonstrate awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.

Qualifications

- High school diploma or equivalent preferred
- Knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques. 
- Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. 
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:  
- Current PA Certified Nursing Assistant certification required 
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification is required within 30 days 
- Act 34 and Older Adult Protective Services Act clearance (when required) as needed 
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities 

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