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Sapphire At Cedar Crossings: Certified Nursing Assistant

Sapphire At Cedar Crossings

This is a Full-time position in Portland, OR posted August 18, 2021.

Description:Sapphire Health Services is a local senior care provider since 2011 that is dedicated to providing the best quality of life to each person we serve.

Sapphire is seeking a self-driven CNA to provide assistant care to the residents, in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by your supervisor, to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained.Sapphire Health Services offers competitive salaries and the following benefits:Employer matched 401KShort term disabilityMedical, Vision, and Dental InsuranceTuition ReimbursementPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:General ManagementWash hands before and after resident contact and as needed.Follow the Plan of Care for each resident.Answer call lights promptly.Assist residents in dressing (ask the resident their clothing preferences), grooming (hair & shaving), and nail care.Assist residents with dental and mouth care and handwashing.Assist residents to/from the bathroom or provide a commode, bedpan, or urinal.

Assist with peri-care.Keep incontinent residents clean and dry.Provide bowel care, catheter care, and collect specimens as directed.Assist residents with bathing as assigned and as needed.Assist in the setup and passing of meal trays, assist, as needed feeding residents.Take and record vital signs, and I & O’s as directed.Transfer residents according to the Plan of Care, utilizing the appropriate and safe method of transfer (ie.

1 person transfer, 2 person transfer, or mechanical transfer).Assist residents in ambulating and/or repositioning.Perform routine care as directed by your supervisor, within the scope of practice.Document ADLsDemonstration courteous, respectful, friendly, and professional attitude toward the residents, families, visitors, and co-workers.Other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by your supervisor.Maintains a professional demeanor in the midst of verbal or physical aggression.Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:QUALIFICATIONS/SPECIFICATIONS:Current CNA CertificateAbility to perform the essential functions of the position.Must possess positive interpersonal relationship skills and be able to work in a team environment.Must be able to communicate with all other facility personnel.Must be able and willing to follow all facility policies and procedures.Must be able to work as an effective and productive team member.Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents if necessary.Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.Must be able to meet the attendance expectations (be at work on time and as scheduled).PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:In a typical eight-hour day, the employee will:Stand/walk frequently, punctuated by opportunities to sit.Sit frequently, up to 1-2 hours at a time, punctuated by varying intervals to stand.Constantly Frequently Occasional RarelyLift =5# =10# =20# =50#Carry =5# =10# =20# =50#Push/Pull =5# =10# =20# =150# (resident wheelchair)Occasionally kneel, bend, and reach while filing paperwork for items = 10#.Bend at waist, knees, hips, and spine, frequently while lifting =10# but =25#.Secure proper assistance for transferring and lifting of residents as needed (training required for this task).Vision must be able to read clearly with or without corrective lenses.Hearing – must be able to hear the telephone, audible alarms, bells, and signals related to resident safety, with or without hearing devices.Speech/language – must have a strong command of the English language sufficient to read and write and interpret medical information, contract, and administrative information.Bloodborne exposure category: Low

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