LOCATION: Traverse City, MI
FACILITY: Tendercare Birchwood
NOW OFFERING A $15K BONUS PROGRAM!
Join us today at Tendercare Birchwood in Traverse City, MI! We are a 155 bed nursing home that offers a full continuum of services and care focused around each resident. We are seeking certified nursing assistants to join our nursing team! If you strive to help serve others APPLY TODAY and be part of our strength today!
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned.Â The CNA assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment for the residents assigned.
â¢Assists with resident/patient care needs and comforts including assisting with hygiene needs, re-positioning and transporting residents.
â¢Assists with nursing functions including measuring and recording vital signs, weights, specimen collection and testing, and ROM exercises.
â¢Performs food service functions.
â¢Assists with keeping nursing and resident/patient care area neat, sanitary, and orderly.
â¢Appropriately records charges for supplies.
â¢Participates in the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care (“IPOC”) process as assigned.
â¢Follows work assignments and schedules.
â¢Performs other duties as assigned and consistent with the level of preparation and experience.
â¢Works overtime, holiday and weekend hours as scheduled.
Education: Must hold high school diploma or equivalent. Must be a certified nursing assistant in the applicable state. Must maintain active, good standing license throughout the duration of employment.
Experience: Previous long term care experience is preferred.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
â¢Able to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with residents/patients, families, community members, volunteers and other facility staff.
â¢Possess special interest in, and a positive attitude about, working with long-term care residents/patients and the elderly.
â¢Able to read, write, speak and understand English.
â¢Meets all health requirements, as required by law.
â¢Demonstrates basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company applications.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The responsibilities of this position involve significant physical activities including standing, lifting (up to 60 pounds unassisted), bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and twisting.Â The tasks on this position description marked with an asterisk (*) are those that regularly require these physical activities.Â All employees of nursing homes may be required to provide lifting and transfer assistance to residents.Â Lifting and/or transferring some residents will require use of a lifting device and /or assistance of other staff.
The center is committed to helping individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensuring equal opportunity to apply and compete for jobs. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or need an alternative method for applying for positions at the center, please emailÂ for further assistance.
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