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Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA in Groton, CT at Ryders Health

Date Posted: 10/21/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    475 High Street
    Groton, CT
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Certified Nursing Assistant

Mystic Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center is currently seeking a Connecticut Certified CNA to work at our beautiful skilled nursing facility which is located in scenic and historic Mystic, CT. Not far from the highway and near Groton and New London area.  Come join our family!

Purposeof Your Job Position

The primary purpose of your jobposition is to provide each of your assigned residents with routine dailynursing care and services in accordance with the resident's assessment and careplan, and as may be directed by your supervisors. We provide quality nursing care to residents in an environment that promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice and individuality as illustrated by the following:

Essential Functions of the position:

Provides individualized attention, which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental and psychosocial well-being.

  • Is knowledgeable of the individualized care plan for residents, and provides support to the residents according to their care plan. Contributes to the care planning process by providing the charge nurse or other care planning staff with specific information and observations of the residents’ needs and preferences.
  • Attends to the individual needs of residents, which may include assistance with grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communicating or other needs in keeping with the individuals’ care requirements.
  • Maintains the comfort, privacy, and dignity of residents in the delivery of services to them. Interacts with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment.
  • Fully understands all aspects of residents’ rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse. Is responsible for promptly reporting to the charge nurse or administrative staff incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents’ rights.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe, neat and clean environment; reports environmental deficiencies to the charge nurse such as lighting or equipment problems.
  • Protects the personal belongings of each resident, including eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids, furnishings, jewelry, clothing and memorabilia. Promptly reports missing items according to established policy and participates in efforts to locate missing items.
  • Observes residents for changes in condition or behavior and promptly reports these changes to appropriate licensed nursing personnel.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • We currently have Full Time, Part Time, and Weekend Openings.

    Job Requirements

    Certified Nursing Assistant

    The candidate should have Connecticut C.N.A Certificate in good standing. The ideal applicant must have good communication skills, the ability to speak, write and understand English, the ability to organize and prioritize at work, and have good interpersonal skills. Please feel free to come in and fill out an application.