Job Description: Performs basic and routine patient care, such as personal hygiene, toileting, meal preparation and feeding, checks vital signs, intake/output, ambulation and assists patient with transfer from/to bed, toilet and other areas of the resident facility. Education Level High School Grad or Equivalent - Experience in lieu of education: Yes Experience None, unless noted in the 'Other' section below License Required: None, unless noted in the 'Other' section below Preferred: Basic Life Support, Nurse Aide Skills Required: Active Listening, Communication, Reading Comprehension, Service Orientation, Speaking, Writing Preferred: None, unless noted in the 'Other' section below Other HS/GED or Graduate from a state approved Nursing Assistant Program/Trade School required. For applicants having recently completed approved program, state CNA certification required within 120 days of hire. New hires with existing state CNA must be in good standing. PACE specific incumbents for this position require a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population. American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification within 90 days of hire
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Sentara Lifecare, the long term care division of Sentara Healthcare is currently seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for our Sentara Life Care Resource Pool. Join our team, where we are committed to quality and compassionate care, along with employee growth and satisfaction!
At Life Care, you have the opportunity to see how an interdisciplinary team functions to support the best care outcomes by working with physicians, social workers, dieticians, speech language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and more to deliver a holistic approach to an individual's care. Our employees grow professionally on a daily basis by being exposed to many types of medical scenarios through our diverse population in Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing and the PACE Program. Come join our Sentara Life Care team today and be a part of our mission to improve healthcare every day!