Certified Nursing Assistant
Volunteers of America - National Services

Fort Myers, Florida

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Volunteers of America National Services has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Nursing Assistant at The Preserve! Come join a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization!

$5,000.00 Hiring Bonus!

Employment Type: Full Time and Part-Time Positions Available. 7am-7pm or 7pm-7am.

Competitive Benefit Package Including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance,
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Paid time off; personal day; and sick time.
  • Pay in lieu of benefits options
  • Career scholarships
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs
  • Employee discount program
Volunteers of America National Services (VOANS): We provide affordable housing and healthcare services in over 40 states and Puerto Rico. We employ over 2,800 professionals who provide high-quality services and care to our clients. As one of the largest non-profit affordable housing owner/operators in the nation, the VOANS portfolio includes over 240 properties and 15,000 affordable housing units. VOANS also operates over 46 senior healthcare programs, including skilled nursing, assisted living, home health care, adult day and Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant

The primary role of the Nursing Assistant is to provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with established facility nursing care procedures as directed by clinical supervisors. The Nursing Assistant reports any observed changes in resident condition as they occur. Performs routine resident care duties and tasks delegated by the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse or licensed therapist to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of residents. Provides services in a manner compliant with all state and federal regulations as well as with any applicable facility policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Nursing Care Functions
  • Assists residents with personal cares, including bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, bed mobility, toileting and eating.
  • Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding accurate performance of vital signs, weights, etc. Understands/supports Resident Bill of Rights.c. Delivers meals and assists residents with eating. Records accurate food and fluid intake as assigned. Reports any chewing or swallowing difficulty to the nurse.
  • Assists the resident with the restorative nursing program including but not limited to, passive and active range of motion, ambulation with appropriate assistive devices and use of transfer belt.
  • Uses safety standards at all times in transferring of residents: (a) Uses transfer belt and/or proper mechanical equipment for all transfers/ambulation of residents. (b) Uses proper body mechanics. (c) Ambulates/transfers residents per plan of care. (d) Positions residents to maintain body alignment per policy and procedure and plan of care.
  • Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the resident condition.
  • Answers call lights promptly and determines residents' needs.
  • Neatly makes and changes bed linens.
  • Ensures that residents are clean, neatly dressed according to preference or age, and well-groomed.
  • Reports any indication of resident illness to the nurse.
  • Provides any information on changes in skin conditions to the nurse.
  • Follows standard precautions and works within OSHA guidelines. Follows infection control policy/procedure: (a) Follows resident skin care protocol. (b) Properly cleans and stores resident equipment. (c) Maintains sanitary conditions in common areas (e.g., tub rooms, dining areas, hallways). (d) Follows basic principles of linen handling. (e) Follows principles of universal precautions. (f) Follows isolation precautions. (g) Reports any concern related to infection control to nurse.
  • other duties as assigned

  • Requirements


    High school graduate or equivalent.

    State approved nursing assistant course completion/certification, or enrollment in approved course per state guidelines.

    Experience in the long-term care setting preferred.

    Ability to safely perform the essential functions of the job without harm to self or others.

    Ability to prioritize duties.

    Ability to understand and follow work assignments.

    Ability to work as part of a team.

    Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

    Join us, and apply today!

    At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations' shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best.

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