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$500 Sign On Bonus - CNA Day/Evening - Meridian Village

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

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLooking 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.IntroductionAt 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. SummaryProvides 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 ResponsibilitiesMaintains 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 nurseHandles residents' personal care needs and support in a timely manner; helps maintain residents' dignity by letting them do as much for themselves as possibleObserves residents closely to identify changing needs and conditions and reports information to the nurseActively participates in residents' care/service plans for the purpose of improving residents' livesAssists residents during mealtimes and feeds residents who need full assistanceCreates and maintains meaningful relationships with residents and their families; provides support with compassion and professionalismSupports residents' involvement in decision making regarding their own daily activities; Assists residents with activitiesAssists with residents' therapies and treatments under the direction of licensed staffDocuments care provided in clinical recordsMaintains a clean and safe environmentQualifications, Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesCurrent CNA certificationA desire to be part of a person-centered care teamPrior experience with direct patient/resident care preferablePhysical Requirements and Working ConditionsThe 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 , $500 Sign On Bonus - CNA Day/Evening - Meridian Village, Other , Glen Carbon, Illinois

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