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Personal Care Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant - $5,000 Hiring Bonus (C.N.A. only) - Tsali Care Center
Regular Full Time
Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Provides personal care and performs routine tasks for facility residents of the Tsali Care
Center as assigned by supervisor, and all related duties of Certified Nursing Assistants as
certified by the State of North Carolina.
? Implements the ordered plan of care for residents in the assigned caseload and
? Is required to work on weekends and holidays on a rotating basis.
? Takes vital signs as specified in CNA Plan of Care, understands normal parameters
and reports results outside of normal parameters to residents' primary RN or PCS
supervisor immediately if indicated and otherwise within the working day.
? Organizes daily schedule to make good use of time and care of residents.
? Demonstrates safe practices by using proper body mechanics, following policies
for sharp/dangerous material handling and disposal, reporting and/or acting to
correct unsafe or costly conditions.
? Cleans and restocks CNA supplies daily and as needed to maintain current and
complete nursing assistant supplies.
? Maintains current CPR certification, TB test, and CNA certification without lapse
and provides copies to supervisor.
? Attends all mandatory agency in-service/education programs as scheduled during
the evaluation period.
? Attends at least 12 hours/year of work-related educational programs.
? Participates in QA and Performance Improvements projects as assigned.
? Attends monthly staff meetings and scheduled case conferences involving assigned
residents, unless excused by PCS Supervisor. Documents the reading of minutes
when unable to attend staff meetings.
? Performs other duties assigned by supervisor to promote efficient operation of the
? Follow written and oral directions
? Follow established performance standards & perform duties
? Assist/orient new employees in following established facility policies and
? Complete documentation accurately, timely and by following facility policies and
? Provide resident care within state scope pf practice regulations.
? Utilize all equipment within manufacture’s recommendations.
? Follow resident’s rights policies and procedures.
? A high school diploma or GED is preferred.
? Must already be a Certified Nursing Assistant or have previous medical experience
with the willingness to obtain CNA certification within 4 months after being hired
to qualify for this position. Will be considered a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) until
the Nurse Aide Certification is obtained and follow the job description of a PCA
until that point. Pay will also be at a PCA rate.
? Three to six months would be necessary to become proficient in most phases of this
? Experience providing care to ill or elderly would be helpful.
? Must possess sufficient and legible written and verbal skills in order to
communicate with residents and health care providers.
? Must maintain specified certifications.
? Valid driver’s license preferred
? Must have CPR Certification or must obtain within the first 6 months of