Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
REC10021810 Boonsboro, MD Updated 4d ago
Positions 10
Type Direct Hire
Salary $15 - $19/hour
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High School
<2 years
Never
No - Will consider candidates that relocate on their own
US Citizen
90 days
90 days

Job description

Our client in Boonsboro, MD 21713 is seeking GNA's to delegated the administrative authority, responsibilities and accountability necessary for carrying out duties at a local Retirement Facility.

There are multiple shifts available:

Day, Evening, Night (4-day and 5-day).

Pay: $15 - $19

Benefits: * Vacation - up to 10 days paid for first year; Sick Time - up to 48 hours/year * 401k matches 50% up to 3%; Health, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-term Disability

JOB FUNCTION:

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

* Provide practical established Geriatric Nursing Assistant skills to residents following company policies and procedures.

* Assist nurses and supervisory staff in resident care on the units.

* Provide quality care by checking resident and room at least every two hours to ensure the care is provided in a safe timely manner.

* Provide strong verbal and written communication skills with residents, family members, visitors, staff, etc. SPECIFIC

REQUIREMENTS:

* Must be a Certified Geriatric Nursing Assistant in accordance with the laws of this state.

* High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required.

* Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.

* Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

* Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.

* Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

* Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.

* Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other staff.

* Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.

* Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.

* Must be able to relate information concerning a residents condition.

* Must not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of other individuals in the workplace.