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Support Aide-CNA Class

Company: Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield
Location: Saunderstown
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:

Support Aide team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing resident-related support services. This position is being created exclusively for candidates that will be enerting into our September 21st CNA class that runs for 9 weeks and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00AM to 3:00PM.  You will be trained and eligible to take the RI CNA testing program with the Department of Health in the 120 hour Nurse Aide Training Program.  You will be evaluated during this time for team members pursuing certification.

 

Responsibilities:
  • Transport residents or accompanies ambulatory residents as assigned to various locations in the building including the dining room, activity program areas, therapy or treatment areas.
  • Make unoccupied resident beds, as assigned.
  • Assist in the Dining Room with food service to residents, under the direction of licensed therapy staff; duties include passing trays, cutting meat, opening cartons or other containers.

  • Distribute supplemental nourishments to residents who do not need to be fed, as directed.

  • Conduct informal activities on the nursing unit when time permits, as directed.

  • Supply fresh water in resident's rooms, as directed.

  • Prepare bed and bedwear of resident's at hour of sleep, as assigned.

  • Help keep general areas of the assigned nursing unit neat and orderly, as directed.

  • Clean resident's equipment (wheelchair/geri chair, bed, etc.), as assigned.

  • Keep the rooms of residents orderly, as assigned.

  • Notify therapist of any unusual incidents regarding residents.

Qualifications:
  • Sixteen (16) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Employment Certificate/Permit required for 16-17 years of age. 
  • No findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment and misappropriation of property through any current or previous licensing agency.

 

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield, Warwick , Support Aide-CNA Class, Other , Saunderstown, Rhode Island

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