The Preserve, a new senior care community located in Fort Myers
has immediate openings for Certified Nursing Assistants for 12-hour
shifts. Full-time and part-time shifts available, NOC- 7p-7a
RETENTION BONUS!! $4000 full-time, $2000 part-time
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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 psycho-social 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
- Nursing Care Functions
a. Assists residents with personal cares, including bathing,
dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, bed mobility, toileting and
b. 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.
d. 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
e. 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.
f. Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the resident
g. Answers call lights promptly and determines residents'
h. Neatly makes and changes bed linens.
i. Ensures that residents are clean, neatly dressed according to
preference or age, and well-groomed.
j. Reports any indication of resident illness to the nurse.
k. Provides any information on changes in skin conditions to the
l. 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.
m. Observe and report any noted changes in mental status to the
n. Report to charge nurse all incidents/accidents that occur
involving employee, residents, and visitors.
o. Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect
and dignity. Shows respect for resident's right to confidentiality,
dignity and privacy.
p. Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per
q. Remains aware and takes special precautions to ensure a clean
and safe environment for residents and staff.
r. Reports any equipment malfunction to designated employee.
s. Completes miscellaneous tasks related to care of residents
(e.g., transporting patients).
t. Reports to nurse prior to shift and at end of shift.
a. Accurately documents vital signs, weights, intake and output
as delegated per facility protocol.
b. Utilizes electronic systems of documentation as required per
- Personnel Functions
a. Attends designated nursing meetings as scheduled.
b. Develops and maintains a good working relationship with
c. Attends educational offerings and obtains at least twelve
(12) hours of continuing education a year per state
d. Follows federal and state rules and regulations governing
e. Reports emergency situations immediately to nurse.
f. Responds immediately to an emergency. This includes assisting
with the evacuation of residents.
g. Establishes and maintains respectful communication with all
employees, residents and families.
h. Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line
i. Uses proper chain of command to communicate concerns.
- Committee Functions
a. Serves on, participates in and attends various committees and
meetings of the facility to enhance interdisciplinary process.
b. Participates/supports activities of facility committees.
- Other duties as assigned or directed by nurse.
High school graduate or equivalent.
State approved nursing assistant course
completion/certification, or enrollment in approved course per
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.