BrightSpring Health Services

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

Job Locations US-GA-MACON
ID
2020-8568
Position Type
Full-Time
Line of Business
ResCare Residential Services

Our Line of Business

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Overview

Are you driven to serve and help others in your community? Caregivers and Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are the heart of our company with their compassion, dependability, and care. If you want to make an impact by helping people live their best life, read more below and apply today!

Responsibilities

  • Assists nurses by performing various basic care activities related to services essential to caring for the personal needs and comfort of patient
  • Dresses, grooms, bathes, feeds, takes and records vital signs of patients
  • Answers call lights, assists in toileting, oral care, nail care, catheter care, assists patients in wheel chairs, transports, turns bedridden patients, reports patient changes, and takes out trash
  • Requires certification as a Nurse Assistant; functions may not exceed Standards of Practice as accorded by certification
  • Provides simple or uncomplicated patient care
  • Cleans room and changes bed linen
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, and respiration rate
  • Gives medication as directed by Physician or Nurse and makes notation of amount and time given
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum age requirements is 18 years
  • Valid driver's license, with satisfactory driving record, as defined by agency policy
  • Certification, if required by state licensure as a CNA or Home Health Care Aide in the state in which the aide is to provide care
  • Completion of a recognized home care aide training program or 6 months of recent experience as an aide
  • Must be able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting and may be expected to lift up 75 lbs.; must be able to sit, stand, and walk for periods of time and bend, stoop, push, pull, and reach

About our Line of Business

ResCare Residential Services has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability.  Our community living services are provided with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: community living, adult host homes for individuals regardless of disability, behavioral/mental health support, in-home pharmacy solutions, telecare and remote support, supported employment and training programs, foster care and day programs. Our affiliates include Brightway Community Living and A Place To Call Home, among others.  For more information, please visit www.rescare.com/residential-services.

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