Certified Nursing Assistant
Company: Cypress Point
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Who We Are:
We are a moderately-sized facility with a 5-Star rated Quality
Measures and an exceptionally talented foundation of nursing
administration to help support our staff and residents' needs. We
are in search of new and experienced individuals to join our team
and become part of our family of committed caregivers. We offer an
environment where our staff is truly appreciated for the incredible
work they do, including a free meal with every shift. If you would
like to explore this opportunity further, we would love to hear
from you! Please reply by email or feel free to contact us via
phone to schedule a meeting with us.
Job Description: Position: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Reports to: Nursing Administration/Charge Nurse
FLSA Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Committed to promoting wellness, healing, and independence for all
lives we touch.
Summary: Perform direct resident care duties under the supervision
of licensed nursing personnel. Assist with promoting a
compassionate physical and psychosocial environment for the
Environment: Work will be performed primarily indoors at one of our
long-term healthcare facilities, throughout all areas, including in
resident rooms, and on carpeted and/or tiled floors. Work will be
performed there routinely around other co-workers, healthcare
staff, residents, and guests. Due to the nature of facilitys
business, worker may be exposed to occasional slippery floors,
object on floors, chemicals, sharp objects, hazardous materials and
waste (including human), blood borne pathogens, and communicable
diseases, as well as high-stress medical and/or life threatening
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 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. 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. Ambulate and
transfer residents, utilizing appropriate assistive devices and
body mechanics. Record resident vital signs, weights and
measurements, intake and output, food consumption, and other
information, as assigned. Routinely turn and position residents, as
necessary. Observe residents carefully and report changes in
condition to Charge Nurse. Recognize a residents 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. Take TPR
(temperature, pulse, & rate), blood pressure, weighing of
residents, etc., as directed. Promptly answer call lights and
assist with other resident needs. Utilize proper body mechanics
when lifting or transporting residents. Assist in the orientation
and training of other staff, as requested. Other special projects
and duties, as assigned.
Job Requirements: Current Nursing Assistant certification from
state OR Current/active CPR certification, preferred. Effective
verbal and written English communication skills. Demonstrated
intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power
Point and Outlook, Internet and Intranet navigation. 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 employees and vendors.
Physical and Sensory Requirements: 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.o Bending and/or stooping for more
than one (1) hour at a time.
Responsibilities: Meet physical and sensory requirements.
Provide personal care of residents daily and as needed.
Routinely turn and position residents, as necessary.
Observe residents carefully and report changes in condition to
Participate in collecting data needed for accurate completion of
MDS and plan of care.
Requirements/Qualifications: Current Nursing Assistant
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Highest level of professionalism with the ability to maintain
Customer service oriented with the ability to work under
Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational
Function independently, and have flexibility, personal integrity,
and the ability to work effectively with employees and vendors.
Education Entry Level (0-2 years)
Experience High School Diploma/GED
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Keywords: Cypress Point, Virginia Beach , Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Virginia Beach, Virginia
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