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Certified Nursing Assistant - Fulltime days ( 7am-7pm)

Dallas, Texas
Job ID: 377107
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Kindred Certified Nursing Assistants are dedicated members of our support staff and an indispensable component of our health care team. Acting as care giver to high acuity patients in a long term acute care hospital setting, you will assist patients with daily activities such as grooming, bathing and feeding. You will also assist our RNs with their duties, including administering patient vitals. Join us in this caring role, and see what’s possible when respect, compassion and continual learning guide your day, every day.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Certified Nursing Assistant at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Team player
  • Compassionate
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasker
  • Understanding
  • Adaptable

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To see the changes and impact that you can make in somebody’s life is why I really love my job.

– Denise CNA, Kindred Hospital San Francisco Bay Area

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Bonuses & Recognition

    Retention bonus, Employee of the Month Recognition, and Individual Recognition for going “Above & Beyond”.

Job Details


Description

Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital is currently seeking energetic and qualified  individuals for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) positions. We are looking for experienced individuals with a true passion for patient care. We provide you with the professional growth and stability you deserve in a true team environment. If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to quality patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

 

The CNA provides direct and indirect patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or LVN. Maintain regulatory requirements, nursing and hospital policies, procedures and standards. Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care and comfort. Communicate with physicians and team members about changes in patient's clinical condition. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assigned to specific patients who they will be responsible for during a given shift.
  • Will remain within reach of patient at all times unless relieved by other designated staff member. If patient leaves the designated area staff member will alert other staff and stay with patient.
  • When appropriate will engage in activities such as games to help keep patient engaged and calm.
  • Will ambulate patient when cleared by therapy to do so.
  • Will provide for the patients basic needs such as offering them beverages or snacks when appropriate to do so.
  • Will assist other nursing staff with re-positioning or transferring patients when appropriate to do so.
  • Maintain the patient's environment in a safe, neat and clean manner.
  • Will report any unusual or in-appropriate behavior to nursing staff.
  • Provide basic comfort measures, straighten sheets, blankets and pillows.
  • Assist with basic grooming activities.

Our Values

Give your Best

Performs work that reflects the highest level of service and is a credit to self and positively represents Kindred. Keeping skills, competencies and required licensures/certifications current; displays mastery over attitude and behavior and pride in appearance.

Stay Focused on the Patient

Meets the patients’ needs and concerns by consistently acting in a patient-focused manner.

Doing the right thing… Always

Demonstrates adherence to a strict moral or ethical code in performance of duties by always seeking to do the right thing. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown through reliable, timely performance and accountability

 

Create Fun In What you Do

Demonstrates a positive attitude toward work and devotion to the task at hand.

 

Respect Individuality to Create the Team

Cooperates with co-workers while performing duties leading to everyone being able to achieve success and giving recognition where it is due. Acknowledges the worth of others through professionalism, patience, and common courtesy.

 

Be Kinder than Expected

Anticipating a need, providing service above and beyond expectations with compassion


Qualifications

Education:

Completion of course for nursing assistants.

Licenses/Certification:

Current Nursing Assistant Certification and BCLS Certification.

Experience:

Minimum six months experience in a rehabilitation, acute or long term facility.