Contract
Dubuque, IA
Posted 2 months ago

Location: Dubuque, IA (Senior Care CNA - Dyersville, IA)





Shift: 2nd shift - 1300 to 2200, 8 hr shifts, 40 hrs/wk, 13 Weeks contract





Every other weekend, Holiday Rotation (it will be whatever holiday is included in their contract – unless request time off)





Start: ASAP





Job Description:





A certified nursing assistant, also known as a nurse assistant or CNA, provides health care for clients and patients at home, hospitals, and other facilities under the direction of a nurse. They often help people under their care perform day-to-day tasks and play a vital role in hospitals and other facilities.





Responsibilities:






  • Providing great patient care.




  • Answering patient calls and determining how best to help them.




  • Providing physical support for patients or residents with daily activities and personal hygiene, including bathing, dressing, getting out of bed, - using the toilet, walking, standing, or exercising.




  • Turning and repositioning bedridden patients.




  • Ensuring patients or residents receive appropriate diet by reviewing their dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences.




  • Obtaining a wide range of information from physicians, caregivers, and nurses about patient conditions, treatment plans, and suggested activities.




  • Measuring and recording food and liquid intake and urinary and fecal output and reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.




  • Recording vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rate as requested by staff.




  • Examining patients to detect issues requiring medical care, including open wounds, bruises, or blood in the urine.




  • Reminding patients to take medications and nutritional supplements.




  • Noting observations of patient behavior, including complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.




  • Stay up to date on CNA training and facility policy and procedure.





Experience/Education:






  • High School Diploma or GED required.




  • Nursing degree from a CNA program




  • Minimum of 1+ years of recent experience as a CNA in health care setting.





Certifications and Requirements:






  • State Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certification.




  • BLS Certification




  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 required






Job Features

Job Category

Allied Health, Nursing

Rate

21/hr

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