Certified Nursing Assistant
Immediately hiring! Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Established in 1858 in Kansas, the Sisters of Charity live their mission in the spirit of their founders, St. Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac, and Mother Xavier Ross. The Sisters, as Gospel-centered women, share a tradition of responding to the needs of the time, ministering to the vulnerable and marginalized, and caring for the fragile Earth. They share their mission in partnership and collaboration with those committed to working for peace and justice.
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth is looking for a full-time Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to join our team.
The ideal candidate will display compassion, education, proficiency, and experience while assisting the Sisters. This critical role assists in creating and managing nursing care plans and will participate in evaluating the Sisters’ current and future medical needs.
- Flexible position available!
- Our private nursing facility offers a quiet and pleasant working environment!
- Low resident (Sisters only!) to staff ratio!
- $19.00 per hour plus shift differential ($0.85 to $4.25/hr)
- Work 72 hours per pay period and get paid for 80 hours
- Accrue 22 days of PTO in your 1st year
- 9 paid holidays, including Birthdays off with pay
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical insurance for as low as $90/month!
- Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes teamwork and care!
- Provide basic patient care, including bathing, dressing, grooming, and feeding Sisters.
- Help Sisters with mobility issues, such as transferring to and from bed or wheelchair, and assist with exercise routines as directed by the nursing staff.
- Monitor vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse, and respiration, and report any changes to the nursing staff.
- Assist Sister with activities of daily living, such as toileting and hygiene needs.
- Provide emotional support to patients and their families and communicate patient concerns or issues to the nursing staff.
- Document Sister care activities, such as vital signs, meals, and activities, in Sister’s charts or electronic medical records.
- Follow infection control procedures, including proper hand washing and use of personal protective equipment.
- Participate in interdisciplinary care team meetings, reporting Sister status and any concerns or observations.
- Assist with Sister transportation and movement, including transferring patients between beds and wheelchairs or stretchers.
- Adhere to ethical and professional standards of nursing practice, including maintaining Sister confidentiality and demonstrating a compassionate, caring attitude.
- Passing of fresh water to Sisters’ rooms and encourages hydration.
- Assist with carrying out the activities of daily living.
- Accompany Sisters to Chapel for prayers.
- Passes snacks and follows dietician’s recommendations.
- Occasionally accompanies Sisters to doctor’s appointments.
- Assuring the physical comfort and mental well-being of Sister.
- Assist in customary daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment such as bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, responding to calls, etc..
- Detecting/correcting situations that have a high probability of causing accidents/injuries to Sister.
- Observing and reporting symptoms, reactions, and changes.
- Encouraging and participating in rehabilitative measures.
- Helps keeps Sisters’ rooms neat and clean.
- Other duties as assigned.
- High School graduate or it’s equivalent.
- Must have KS Aide Certification.
- Supports the SCL philosophy of caring, compassion, and concern, and the wholeness, wellness, and total care approaches.
- Ability to walk, engage in a full range of motion, ability to lift/carry medium weight (up to 35 pounds), engage in pushing and pulling light weight; must have normal peripheral vision, normal vision and hearing (after correction); must have normal depth perception and sense of touch. Ability to move about with reasonable accommodation, reach, turn, twist and touch.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time, up to 12 hours.
- Must be able to operate building equipment.
- Must be able to provide personal care to residents, ambulating, lifting, toileting, and turning individual of at least 150 pounds.