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Certified Nursing Assistant - Avalon Place

  • Job ID: 210002CB
  • Status:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Avalon Place
  • Department: Nursing
  • Location: 3410 W. Pittsburg Road, New Castle PA 16101
  • Union Position: no
  • Salary Range: $13.80 to $20.56 / hour

Description

BONUS! Anyone hired into a full time role who has a Current Pennsylvania C.N.A 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.

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.

Located in New Castle PA, caring and dedicated staff provides comprehensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of each resident. . If you are looking to jump-start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Place today! Full-time, Part-time, and casual opportunities are available.

Certified Nursing Assistant performs many basic care tasks for residents including all Activities of Daily Living (ALDs) such as transfers, grooming, dressing, bathing, eating and exercising. They also assist the nursing staff with medical tasks like emptying foley catheters, measuring intake/output, monitoring vitals with medical equipment and reporting patient behavior and wellbeing.

Responsibilities for the position include :

Provide direct resident care and physical support for residents, as directed by the RN/LPN, with all activities of daily living including but not limited to personal hygiene, bathing, dressing, getting out of bed, - using the toilet, walking, standing, or exercising.

Recording weights, intake and output, and vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rate as requested and report changes in condition to nurse.

Document in the medical record according to established procedures.    

Deliver resident nourishments and assist with feeding as needed, fill water pitchers, and assist to pass and collect meal trays on the unit as directed.     

Provide feedback to the RN/LPN regarding resident care and reporting changes in resident status in timely manner.

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.

Timely responds to resident needs and calls in timely manner including call bell response and communicating needs to RN/LPN as needed.      

Acquire and distribute all necessary supplies and equipment to facilitate proper resident care delivery including, but not limited to setting up resident care equipment within the scope of the nursing assistant position, stocking resident rooms and supplying unit supply areas.    

Establish appropriate and effective communication strategies with the residents and nursing team while fostering professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.

Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to answer phone calls and transporting residents on and off the unit.

*Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

*Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Educational and Knowledge Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques.

Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Licenses and Certifications Notes:

CPR/BLS required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Act 34

OAPSA 

If entering position as part of CNA training program, employee has 120 days to obtain certification.

Upon entering Nurse Aide Training classes, proof of residency in PA with a PA address must be presented in the form of a valid PA Driver’s License or Identification card.

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilitie

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