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Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA - ARU - Days - Kankakee - IL

Kankakee, Illinois
Job #: 431801

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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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Job Details


Riverside Medical Center ARU is seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented CNA to join theRehabilitation team in Kankakee, IL.

Day Shift

Th 4 Rehab MST/CNA assists with the routine care of patients ranging from young adult to geriatric and the maintenance of the unit under the direction of the professional nurse.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to transfer patients within the hospital environment and assist with bed mobility.
  • Answer call lights in a timely and courteous manner.
  • Assist patients with all aspects of ADL's. Assist peers in training and developing new hires to ensure individual and team success.
  • Document chartable activities in computer.
  • Feed patients and give them between meal fluids and nourishments.
  • Follow and maintain isolation procedures, especially chemo precautions.
  • Follow the interdisciplinary plan of care developed by the professional nurse.
  • Knowledgeable on hospital disaster preparedness and assist with evacuation effectively.
  • Make beds, occupied or unoccupied.
  • Obtain and record patient weights: standing, bedscale, and wheelchair
  • Participates by actions and demeanor the goals of 'I Respect'.Reports changes in patients' condition to the professional nurse.
  • Restock supplies in patients' rooms.
  • Take temperatures, pulse, respirations, B/P's, and measure and document I & O's.
  • Utilize safety restraints and assistive devices appropriately.


As a Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA you will have:

  • Completion of course for nursing assistants.

  • Current Nursing Assistant Certification.

  • BCLS Certification.

  • Minimum six months experience in an acute or long term facility as a Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA.

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