CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

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Louisville, KY

Job status
Full time, Part time
Job description
We are currently seeking Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) for The Forum at Brookside, a Five Star star rated senior community situated in a parklike setting in St. Matthews.

Ask about our $2 per hour shift differential and your $1,500 sign-on bonus!

As the CNA you will:
• Accurately perform and record vital signs, height and weight.
• Accurately calculate and record weight gain/loss and fluid intake/output.
• Maintain a clean and safe resident environment.
• Recognize abnormal changes in body functioning and the importance of reporting such changes to a supervisor.
• Perform palliative and post-mortem care.
• Perform routine care rounds on each assigned resident, at minimum, every two hours (or more frequently as indicated).
Qualifications
• Must be a graduate of a state approved nursing assistant training program OR
• Must have successful completion of a state approved competency examination (written & skills) within 120 days of employment, with your name entered into the state nurse aide registry.
Skills
• Must have the ability to prioritize & complete tasks in a timely manner.
• Must maintain regular, punctual attendance.
• Must be able to effectively to communicate with the staff members and residents through verbal and/or written means.
• Must be able to climb, bend, lift, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, reach and carry, stand for extended periods of time and may be required to move furniture.
• Must be able to respond productively and to handle additional tasks/projects as assigned.
• Must be able to detect odors and see spots and spills.
• Must be able to move housekeeping cart with cleaning equipment.
• Passion for caring for elderly.
• Understand proper use of community equipment.
• Sufficient mobility and strength to move freely through the building and to assist transfer or otherwise move residents of facility.

About us:
The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 260 Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Five Star Rehabilitation Services include outpatient rehabilitation, day programs, and respite/short stay options.

Join the Five Star Team today! Click "Apply now" for more information and to complete your online application.

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