CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant - Dakota Gardens Assisted Living - Part Time
Company: Sanford Health
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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Facility: Vermillion Dakota Gardens
Location: Vermillion, SD
Address: Dakota Garden Apartments, 126 S Plum St, Vermillion, SD
Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 16. 00
Starting Rate: 17.00 - 20.00
The Nursing Assistant (NA) serves as caregiver to the resident
during the scheduled work period in assisted living. The NA
provides resident-centered nursing care and daily living assistance
to assigned resident under the supervision of a charge nurse.
Provides assistance with basic health care needs including daily
living activities that may include, but are not limited to,
bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining and
recording vital signs, and providing psychosocial support and other
personal care to assigned resident. Depending upon location, they
may assist the resident in transferring, repositioning, and walking
using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment and
also provides range of motion and passive exercises. Completes
tasks related to food preparation and dining, while creating a
positive dining experience for the resident. Assists residents with
meals and snacks, provides water and supplements as
Depending upon location the NA may aid providers and nursing staff
members with procedures and/or collect non-invasive body fluid
specimens and gather vital signs. Depending upon location the NA
may administer prescribed medications as delegated by a licensed
nurse and within their scope of practice as defined by state
regulations. NA documents the outcomes related to resident care,
medication administration, behavior, activity, and dietary. NA must
communicate changing condition, medication follow-up and care
related concerns/responses to the charge nurse. Depending upon
location, NA may provide housekeeping and laundry services to
assist residents with keeping living areas clean and operational.
Provides assistance and documentation with wellness and
recreational programs and encourages residents to participate.
The NA has knowledge of and delivers age-appropriate care related
to the physical and psychological needs of the resident as per
care/service plan. Depending upon the location, may need to be
knowledgeable of providing care to tenants with dementia. The NA is
considered a member of the nursing team and is expected to know,
and will be held accountable for, following infection prevention
and control policies and Personal Protective Equipment use.
The nursing department provides care 24 hours/day; any of those
hours may be an expectation of employment specific to the needs of
the department, possibly with varying shifts. These needs change
dependent upon staffing availability and resident census. Will be
required to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Specific
shift assignments will be made based on nursing area and by
location. Committee meeting attendance may be expected at times.
When students are providing resident care, treatment, and/or
services as part of their training, any/all employees may be asked
to provide direction to the students.
High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED)
preferred, but not required.
Minimum age of 16. Prior clinical or nursing assistant experience
in assisted living preferred.
Required Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification with the
State Board of Nursing.
Satisfactorily completes yearly department specific competency
testing and maintains a record of continuing education credits for
each year. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education are required
annually. Maintains all department specific required
When applicable, for applicable states, certified and registered
with the Unlicensed Assistive Person (UAP) Registry.
Dependent on facility and required responsibilities, this role may
classify as a Sanford Category II Driver requiring a motor
vehicle report and proof of valid driver s license. Also must be
medically qualified to perform the essential driving functions
this position as per our Sanford Driving Policy per the leaders
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying
full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a
variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance,
vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan,
work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review
your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an
individual with a disability and would like to request an
accommodation for help with your online application, please call
1-877-673-0854 or send an email to email@example.com .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer
will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening
as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-0108829
Job Function: Nursing
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