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Float Pool Certified Nursing Assistant Per Diem Nights

Fort Worth, Texas
Job #: 439027
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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.

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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.

  • Benefits & Recognition

    Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

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Description

Are you ready to join our CNA Float Pool? Receive the benefit of travel-pay without having to travel more than 30 miles! You’ll enjoy the opportunity to work with different teammates across hospitals while benefitting from a shared culture, processes and protocols.

At Kindred It Starts With Me.

Our commitment is to deliver excellence and an empathetic human experience to every patient, every family member, every employee, every time. We do this through our Core Values which help in guiding our work every day. What makes Kindred Hospitals a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our caregivers answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

Job Summary: The Float Pool Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) has the responsibility and accountability for general patient comfort and care needs, assist clinicians and monitor unit activities. The Float Pool CNA will provide support and care to patients in various Kindred Hospitals within the same market upon staffing needs.

This role will require travel to all Kindred Hospitals within a designated market, approximately a 30 mile radius. Reporting structure includes Administrative reporting to the Area Staffing Program Manager, and clinically to assigned

Essential Functions:

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs more complex clinical skills under the direction of professional nursing personnel.
  • Consults with and keeps supervisor informed of unit activities, needs, and problems related to patient care.
  • Provides general nursing care such as positioning the patient, lifting, turning, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in the use of bed pan, urinal or commode, ambulating the patient, pre operative and post operative care, and application of binder or anti embolic stockings, bed bath, oral/hair/back care, changing bed linens, cleaning over bed table, and beside stand, straightening patient room and other general care necessary during the shift.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure, and intake and output measurements accurately.  Documents in a timely manner.
  • Prepares patient room and bed for admission and transfers and ensures all necessary equipment is in room.   Maintains an attractive and comfortable environment for patients with special consideration to cleanliness of room, ventilation, and lighting.
  • Assists in patient admission, transfer, and discharge procedures.   Assist with handling and care of patient belongings and other personal property.
  • Answers patient call lights, telephone, and paging system and responds as appropriate.
  • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, performs routine treatment procedures such as enemas, application of appliances for heat and cold.
  • Able to release, remove, and reapply restraints to patient under the direction of an RN.  Ensures patient is in proper position and alignment.
  • Assist Registered Nurse and/or LVN/LPN with complicated patient treatment procedures.
  • Serves and removes patient meal tray in timely manner.  Assists with feeding and/or preparing items such as opening milk container, cutting food for patient.
  • Transports patients to an from various departments as requested. Provide post-mortem care and assists in transporting bodies to the the morgue or designated area.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Completion of course for nursing assistants.

Licenses/Certification:

  • Current Nursing Assistant Certification and BLS Certification.

Experience:

  • Minimum six months’ experience in acute or long term care facility preferred.