Seeking experienced CNA's for full-time work in Gardena, CA
As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you will be an essential member of our healthcare team, providing direct patient care and support under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) or licensed vocational nurses (LVNs). This position requires compassion, empathy, and a commitment to enhancing the well-being of individuals in a healthcare setting. CNAs play a crucial role in assisting patients with activities of daily living and contributing to a positive and supportive care environment.
1. **Patient Care:**
- Assist patients with activities of daily living (ADLs), including bathing, dressing, grooming, and mobility.
- Monitor and record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, and pulse rate.
- Ensure patient comfort and safety, addressing any immediate needs or concerns.
2. **Mobility Assistance:**
- Help patients with mobility, transfers, and positioning to prevent complications such as pressure ulcers.
- Assist with range of motion exercises as directed by the healthcare team.
3. **Nutrition and Hydration:**
- Support patients in maintaining proper nutrition and hydration.
- Assist with feeding, and monitor and record dietary intake.
4. **Patient Monitoring:**
- Observe and report any changes in patient condition to the nursing team.
- Document patient care activities and observations accurately and timely.
5. **Collaboration with Healthcare Team:**
- Communicate effectively with nurses and other healthcare professionals to ensure coordinated and comprehensive patient care.
- Participate in care planning and contribute insights based on direct patient interactions.
6. **Comfort and Emotional Support:**
- Provide emotional support and companionship to patients, fostering a positive and compassionate environment.
- Respond to patient inquiries and requests with patience and empathy.
7. **Infection Control:**
- Adhere to infection control policies and procedures, including proper hand hygiene and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
8. **Patient and Family Education:**
- Educate patients and their families on basic healthcare practices and assist in their understanding of care plans.
- Successful completion of a state-approved CNA program and certification.
- Current CNA certification and in good standing with the state regulatory board.
- CPR certification (or willingness to obtain).
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to follow instructions and work collaboratively in a healthcare team.
- Empathy, patience, and a genuine commitment to patient care.
$21 - $26 per hour