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$5,000 Bonus - CNA - Full Time - Evening - 8 Hour Shifts

Company: Lutheran Senior Services
Location: Ballwin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Looking for a position that's more than just a job? At Lutheran Senior Services, team members at all levels find their calling in our mission of Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest. Work in an environment where you are part of a community and appreciated by the people you work with - residents and coworkers - every day.

Introduction

At Lutheran Senior Services, team members at all levels find their calling in our mission of Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest. In this work environment, all team members are part of a community and appreciated by the people they work with - residents and coworkers - every day.

Summary

Provides daily supportive and functional care to residents in a compassionate environment according to established community care procedures as directed by nursing leadership. Works as a collaborative member of an interdisciplinary team that focuses on the resident as the director of their own care.

Job Responsibilities

Maintains residents' comfort; provides physical care with activities of daily living according to scope of practice; answers resident's call lights and requests; reports observations of residents to the nurse

Handles residents' personal care needs and support in a timely manner; helps maintain residents' dignity by letting them do as much for themselves as possible

Observes residents closely to identify changing needs and conditions and reports information to the nurse

Actively participates in residents' care/service plans for the purpose of improving residents' lives

Assists residents during mealtimes and feeds residents who need full assistance

Creates and maintains meaningful relationships with residents and their families; provides support with compassion and professionalism

Supports residents' involvement in decision making regarding their own daily activities; Assists residents with activities

Assists with residents' therapies and treatments under the direction of licensed staff

Documents care provided in clinical records

Maintains a clean and safe environment

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Current CNA certification

A desire to be part of a person-centered care team

Prior experience with direct patient/resident care preferable

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

The physical activities, demands, and working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk to hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and push/pull 45 lbs.

A well-lighted and ventilated working area that has its own temperature control system (air conditioning and heat). Is subject to emotionally upset residents, or family members. Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary. Is subject to exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B virus within guidelines of standard precautions. Appropriate ergonomic and personal safety equipment is provided as needed.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and standards.

Keywords: Lutheran Senior Services, Springfield , $5,000 Bonus - CNA - Full Time - Evening - 8 Hour Shifts, Healthcare , Ballwin, Illinois

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