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Job Description

Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant – Senior Communities
Job ID: 200000W3
Status:
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Variable Shifts
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Cole
Department: Skilled Nursing _Rehab
Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915

Description

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.

 

UPMC provides a Total Rewards package that few employers can match and includes exciting offerings like paid Parental Leave, Tuition Assistance, and employer perks and discounts just to name a few, in addition to a competitive benefits package!

 

We are currently recruiting for full time and casual (per diem) Certified Nursing Assistant positions. 

 

Full time positions are eligible for a generous sign-on bonus!  

 
Sign-On Bonus Details (Full Time):

• $2,000 sign-on bonus available with a one year work commitment 


The CNA provides routine patient care and support services in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the nurse or physician, to assure that the highest degree of quality patient care is maintained at all times.


Responsibilities:
  • Perform patient care skills as directed by the RN/LPN in a safe manner according to policy and procedure.
  • Respond directly to patient requests or appropriately communicates the patient needs.
  • Maintain an environment conducive to patient safety & recovery including but not limited to completing safety checks, keeping the department and patient rooms clean and organized, cleaning department specific equipment, changing bed linens, emptying linen hampers, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning equipment.
  • Acquire and distribute supplies and equipment to facilitate patient care delivery including but limited to messenger functions, ordering, charging/crediting supplies, set up of patient care equipment within the scope of the Nursing Assistant position, stocking patient rooms and unit supply areas.
  • Document in the medical record according to established procedures.
  • Deliver patient nourishments, fill water pitchers, and distribute patient mail.
  • May apply, monitor and remove patient restraints at the direction of the RN/LPN.
  • Transport, transfer, and position patients safely.
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital related information.
  • Comply with safety policy and procedures including standard precautions.
  • Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 

Educational/Knowledge Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent. 
  • Knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques.  
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing. 
  • May in the course of their job duties be in rooms where medications are stored.  No contact with medications is allowed. In the course of duties may be asked to distribute medications to the nurse at the bedside.  Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.

 
Licensure/Certification:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation OR Basic Life Support
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act (OAPSA)


UPMC is an equal opportunity Employer/ Disability/ Veteran


Salary Range: $11.50 to $19.01 / hour

Union Position: no

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