Franciscan Health Center: Part-time CNA Position

Overview

Address:
Franciscan Health Center
City:
Duluth
State:
MN
Category:
Nursing Assistant (C.N.A., HHA, NAR, TMA)

Description

 

The primary purpose of the CNA position is to carry out direct individuals receiving services care in accordance with Franciscan Health Center's established policies and procedures and as may be directed by supervisors to ensure that the highest standard of nursing services is maintained at all times.

An ideal candidate should:

  • Have a passion for helping others;
  • Possess a strong work ethic;
  • Be an excellent team player;
  • Possess an active CNA license;
  • Be able to provide direct resident care in accordance with our facility policies and procedures
  • Be motivated towards the highest standard of nursing services

Benefits for this position include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(a) Yearly Pension Contribution by employer; no match required.
  • Experience pay – you won’t start from scratch.
    • Franciscan recognizes up to ten years of experience.
  • Recruitment Bonus

We value our students! Whether you’re currently working toward a degree or working on paying off your student loans, we have three excellent employee programs designed to help you on your academic journey:

  • Scholarship Program for current Nursing and Social Work students;
  • Student Loan Reimbursement program for recent Nursing graduates;
  • CNA Class Reimbursement – includes tuition, textbooks, scrubs, and exam cost.

 Did you know? By working for a non-profit organization, every student loan payment brings you closer to being debt-free through the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

Interested? Curious? Looking for more details?
Please feel free to call Sia Deen in Human Resources at (218)302-6999 with your questions!

Job Requirements

 

Minimum Requirement: You must be a Nursing Assistant (NAR) on the MN State Registry in good standing or the ability and plan to complete Nursing Assistant course work and/or complete skills and written competency testing in accordance with regulations and care center policy.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and receive the nursing report upon reporting to duty.
  • Follow established policies concerning exposure to blood/body fluids.
  • Follow established policies/procedures for performing all cares.
  • Follow written NAR procedure for designated shift.
  • Attend to daily care needs per each resident’s plan of care (e.g. bathing, oral care, hair care, nail care, transfers, feeding, ambulation, R.O.M., elimination needs, intake, output, catheter care, dressing, turning and repositioning, collection of specimens, weights and taking vital signs) and document the care each time it is provided.
  • Observe residents regularly and respond promptly to call lights, while showing respect for resident’s privacy.
  • Report changes in residents’ condition and/or normal routine including nutrition, elimination, ambulation and skin integrity.
  • Turn all medications found in the resident’s room/possession (that are not care planned to be there) over to the Director of Nursing Services or Nurse Manager.
  • Provide considerate and respectful care, preserving the personal dignity, modesty and privacy of the resident and family.
  • Communicate (intra shift) with co-workers, supervisor, and DON as appropriate, regarding resident’s progress and your progress with daily resident’s care.  

Individual Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to obtain information and data in terms of resident’s needs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the range of treatment needed by these residents and ability to provide treatment.
  • Possess communication skills necessary to interpret age specific response to treatment. 
  • Practice nursing policies and procedures concerning resident restraints and side rails. 

Specific Requirements:

  • Able to operate the following equipment:
    • Bathing tubs/showers
    • Mechanical lifts
    • Charting
    • Transfer belt
  • Specialized chairs, wheelchairs, and positioning equipment
  • Urinary catheters and ostomy bags
  • Dental Care
  • Hearing aids 

Physical and Sensory Demands:

  • Must be able to walk, stand and sit for 4-8 hours in an 8-hour shift.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, or pull 30 pounds.  Rarely an NAR may be subjected to lift more than 30 lbs in an emergency situation.
  • Must be able to push 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift 31- 60 pounds with assistance. 
  • Must follow facility policy and procedures when using a mechanic lift is warranted.