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Certified Nursing Assistant at Volunteers of America

Certified Nursing Assistant

Volunteers of America Durham, NC Full-Time
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Come join our awesome team as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Senior Community Care of North Carolina. We are offering generous referral bonuses! Earn up to $4,000!

Senior Community Care of North Carolina PACE is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Highlights:

  • Generous “refer a friend” bonus, up to $4,000
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Career scholarships;
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days)

About the job:

The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing and assisting participants with activities of daily living and restorative/supportive care necessary to ensure the physical and health safety of the home environment. Assists in monitoring and reporting the health status and providing a safe environment for the PACE participants of Senior Community Care of North Carolina.  As assigned, works shifts in the SCCNC Day Center and provides care and services to participants and assists with the provision of a safe and effective day program

Pay: $17.00-$20.72

Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Unencumbered Certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the State of NC
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.
  • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience in working with the frail or elderly population required.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices standards and techniques of a CNA
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.

 Preferred Skills:

  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with participants, co-workers, medical staff, and the public
  • Skilled in identifying and recommending problem resolution.

Essentials: 

  • Consults each day with the PCS Coordinator (or designee) to be updated on changes in participant status, changes in plan of care, and to confirm scheduled visits.
  • Personal hygiene such as skin, mouth, hair care and bathing.
  • Assists participants in and out of bed assisting with ambulation.
  • Assisting with prescribed exercise which participants and aide have been taught by appropriate personnel.
  • Prepares meals, including therapeutic diets, assists participants with meals.
  • Assist participants to the bathroom or in using commodes, bedpans, or urinals.

Senior Community Care of North Carolina - PACE:

Senior Community Care of North Carolina - PACE is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.

 PACE is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. Our team members include clinical professionals, personal care providers, van drivers, activity assistants and culinary employees among others. Unlike some clinical environments, PACE centers offer employees flexible work schedules, with most positions only requiring occasional weekends. Team members have an opportunity to get to know their patients and build meaningful relationships. SCCNC helps foster a work-life balance by offering employees paid-time off benefits as part of our comprehensive benefits package.

With the internal slogan "The care you need to remain in the home you LOVE", this "one stop shop" prides itself in building relationships with the participants as well as their families, and creating personalized care plans that work for everyone. This vibrant, young, and diverse team lives in close proximity to the beach and the mountains, as well as surrounded by highly regarded colleges and universities and access to premier healthcare. Join us at Senior Community Care of North Carolina and become a part of a healthcare team that is dedicated to creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our team members.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Durham, NC

Job Type

Other

Experience

Not Specified

Date Posted

01/23/2023
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