Certified Nursing Assistant
Windsor Meade Pinnacle Living

Posted January 01, 2019

Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time

Compensation Depends upon Skills and Experience

Company Windsor Meade Pinnacle Living

Location 3900 Windsor Hall Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23188
US


DESCRIPTORS

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Since its creation in 1948, Pinnacle Living, formerly known as Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc., has grown from a single community serving seniors to seven communities spread across The Commonwealth. Our new name, Pinnacle Living, reflects our mission of enriching life’s journey for those who seek independence, combined with a secure plan for the future. Our team members are dedicated to creating communities where age does not define the person. Whether in our residents’ houses or apartments, assisted living, memory support residences or in levels of living requiring more assistance, we focus on autonomy and self-direction. Our values are centered on six key words: Culture, Stewardship, Partnership, Diversity, Hospitality and Quality. These words are the framework for everything we do. 

If you possess strong professional skills and a desire to serve others by promoting our mission of enriching life’s journey, we invite you to continue with this job application. 

Pinnacle Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
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The Hiring Manager

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) helps the professional nursing staff provide nursing care to residents in the areas of daily hygiene, toileting, feeding, moving safely to activities or functions, and maintaining the overall cleanliness of the resident’s room. Reporting to the Charge Nurse, he or she provides encouragement and assistance to motivate residents to achieve their maximum level of independence.

The ideal candidate for this position has a high school diploma or GED, the training/education required to achieve certification, and a current certification as a Nursing Assistant in this state. One to two years of experience in the field is preferred. Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills, and professional dress, speech, and behavior are all required for this position.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides resident care including personal hygiene, grooming, dressing, nourishment and fluids, skin care, and turning and positioning bedfast residents.
  • Helps patients in and out of bed, ambulates patients according to Plan of Care, changes bed linens weekly and as needed, and helps residents to the bathroom as needed
  • Helps residents to and from social and dining activities and encourages their participation
  • Maintains the environment and unit, neat, clean, and safe
  • Participates in in-service education and training and outside professional development as needed to keep in current with trends in the industry
  • Performs certain selected treatments such as taking temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; measuring and recording intake and output; collecting specimens (urine and stool); nail and hair care; and administering perineal care
  • Performs other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED with further training to achieve certification
  • Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in this state
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic and willingness to comply with policies and procedures
  • Able to work schedule as posted
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, push, pull, bend, kneel, and stand as needed
  • Able to follow spoken and written instructions in English
  • Knowledge of general sanitary and safety practices
  • Genuine desire to work with the elderly
  • An up-beat and engaging personality
BENEFITS

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Uniforms Provided