Signature HealthCARE of Port Charlotte

Signature HealthCARE of Port Charlotte

Port Charlotte, FL, US, 33952

Description:

We are looking for people with a passion for taking care of people and the commitment to becoming a Certified CNA.

We will assist you with the training to help you achieve you goals!

Must be working towards obtaining your CNA from the State, you will have 4 months from date of hire.

Once you complete the training and pass the test you will then transition with us to a Certified CNA.

* Perform support and assistance to nursing personnel while learning to become a CNA
* Provide personal care (i.e., grooming, bathing, dressing, oral care, etc.) of residents daily and as needed.

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Signature HealthCARE of Port Charlotte, a 164-bed skilled nursing facility, is located just four miles west of I-75. In close proximity to the facility are two hospitals (within three miles) and adjacent physician offices. The facility provides a wide array of comprehensive services that are tailored to each patient’s needs and abilities during the care planning process. Clinical programs include post-surgical care, IV therapy, wound care, pain management, tracheostomy care, diabetes management. Therapy is offered seven days a week in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Signature HealthCARE of Port Charlotte provides a nurturing environment where patients receive excellent care while maintaining their maximum level of independence. A commitment to service ensures that the improvement and well-being of each patient is a priority.

Signature HealthCARE is a family-based healthcare company that offers integrated services in 10 states across the continuum of care: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, assisted living, memory care, home health, cognitive care, and telemedicine.

A growing number of our centers are earning quality assurance accreditation and pioneering person – directed care. Many of our skilled nursing facilities have achieved a 4 or 5-star overall rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Additionally, we have been awarded as a certified Great Place to Work for three years in a row and Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work!”

How you will make a difference:

* Perform support and assistance to nursing personnel and assist with promoting a compassionate physical and psychosocial environment for the residents.

How you will spend your time:

* Provide personal care (i.e., grooming, bathing, dressing, oral care, etc.) of residents daily and as needed.

* Change bed linen and maintain appropriate grooming supplies in resident room on a regular basis.

* Assist with ambulating and transferring of residents, utilizing appropriate assistive devices and body mechanics.

* Routinely turn and position residents, as necessary.

* Observe residents carefully and report changes in condition to Charge Nurse.

* Recognize a resident’s ability to make choices and support these within the constraints of the care giving environment.

* Participate in collecting data needed for the accurate completion of the MDS and the plan of care. Provide input to the nurses for development of the plan of care.

* Provide adequate hydration to residents at regular intervals each day according to specific resident needs.

* Prepare residents for each meal and transport to dining room (unless a bed patient) making sure that food tray is accessible, self-help devices are available (if needed), and assistance is provided to those residents who cannot feed themselves.

* Keep an accurate record of food intake and output, as directed.

* Maintain established housekeeping standards within assigned duty areas.

* Assist nursing staff with the basics of aseptic and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self-contamination of equipment and supplies.

* Be alert for proper ventilation, temperature, light and noise control.

* Promptly answer call lights and assist with other resident needs.

* Utilize proper body mechanics when lifting or transporting residents.

* Meet physical and sensory requirements stated below and be able to work in the described environment.

* Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that improve the customer experience, enhance work flow, and/or improve the work environment.

* Other special projects and duties, as assigned.

The qualifications you will need:

* Must meet minimum age requirements of 18yrs

* Effective verbal and written English communication skills.

* Highest level of professionalism with the ability to maintain confidentiality.

* Ability to communicate at all levels of organization and work well within a team environment in support of company objectives.

* Customer service oriented with the ability to work well under pressure.

* Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize, coordinate and simultaneously maintain multiple projects with high level of quality and productivity.

* Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

* Ability to work with minimal supervision, take initiative and make independent decisions.

* Ability to deal with new tasks without the benefit of written procedures.

* Approachable, flexible and adaptable to change.

* Function independently, and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with stakeholders and vendors.

Your work environment:

* You’ll work mostly indoors on floors that are tiled or carpeted.

* You’ll be around other co-workers, residents and their guests.

* You’ll have possible exposure to occasional slippery floors, chemicals, sharp objects, and hazardous materials and waste (including human), blood borne pathogens, and communicable diseases.

* You’ll be around possible high-stress medical and/or life threatening situations.

Physical and Sensory requirements:

* This role requires considerable physical activity.
* Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to fifty (50) or more pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.
* Push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds to a minimum height of three (3) feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of fifty (50) feet.
* Standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
* Bending and/or stooping for more than one (1) hour at a time

SignatureHealthcare is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.