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CNA Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Lewiston
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:


  • Salary: From $15.58 / hour
  • Sign-on Bonus: Available for Full-time evening and night positions
  • Department: Skilled Nursing
  • Schedule: Full-Time 37.5 or Part-Time 15 hours per week; all shift potentially available
  • Facility: Ascension Living Our Lady of Peace
  • Locations: Lewiston NY S chedules with guaranteed hours will include hours every other weekend and some holidays; Potential to float. BenefitsPaid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.ResponsibilitiesAs our Certified Nursing Assistant, you are the front-line! You are the one team member who patients remember because you spend many hours of direct care with them! Every day that you come to work, you improve peoples lives. At Our Lady of Peace, you not only impact the lives of the residents who you touch, but you have an impact on their entire family! As an Associate with Our Lady of Peace, you will have the opportunity to assist with basic patient care activities. Responsibilities include:
    • The Assistant provides personal care assistance to residents as directed: (bathing, grooming, feeding and toileting)
    • Prepares resident for meals; serves and collects trays, assists in setting up and feeding residents; serves fresh water and nourishments when indicated.
    • The Certified Nursing Assistant helps residents with transferring and lifting, raising residents in beds and turning residents. May apply restraints as directed.
    • Obtain temperature on residents whose medical conditions warrants such monitoring. Obtain urine samples, weights, intake/output.
    • Regularly checks on residents insuring comfort, dignity and privacy.
    • Attend all inservices and meetings as required.The following duties may be reassigned:
      • Clean each unit as assigned by the Director, including IV poles, ice bucket/ladle, wheelchair/carts.
      • Assist in transporting residents to and from the therapy clinic ensuring both safety and comfort.
      • Assist in the administration of rehabilitation programs as directed by the Therapist or Assistant, performing non-therapist functions such as following ambulatory residents with a wheelchair, removing a hot pack or returning equipment to appropriate storage.
      • Provide direct restorative care and delegated formalized rehabilitation tasks, as assigned, completing work accurately, safely and in a timely manner.
      • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.RequirementsLicensure / Certification / Registration:
        • Successful completion of a Certified Nurse Aide program and/or NYS Current Certification.
        • Certification must be current and the C.N.A. must be in good standing with the NYS Aide Registry required.Education:
          • H.S Diploma or GED preferred.Work Experience:
            • Minimum Experience: On the job training provided.
            • Six months Nurse Attendant experience in a hospital/skilled facility or equivalent clinical experience as determined by the Director of Nursing Services, preferred.Why Join Our TeamAscension Living is a nationally recognized non-profit senior living provider offering rewarding career opportunities in numerous locations across 11 states and Washington D.C. As part of our Independent Living, Assisted Living, Short-term Rehabilitation, Memory Support or Long-term Care teams, you will be empowered to provide compassionate, personalized care and develop lasting relationships with our residents and their loved ones.Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerAscension Senior Living will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.pdf) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRightsSp_10_20.pdf) poster. Pay Non-Discrimination Notice (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf)

Keywords: Ascension Health, Buffalo , CNA Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Lewiston, New York

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