Geriatric Nursing Assistant GNA
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

Job Description

Oakland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

706 E Alder Street

Oakland, MD 21550

P: 301-334-2319

F: 301-334-3345

 

Full-Time and Part-Time Geriatric Nursing Assistant GNA Needed

Openings on 3p-11p & 11p-7a Shifts

 

We offer a great benefit package to full-time employees!  Come check us out!

 

About the Position:

Working in long-term care provides an opportunity unique from all other types of health care facilities. Unlike nursing in other settings, long term care provides the opportunity to practice truly holistic nursing care while fostering a lasting connection between caregivers, patients, and their families. It requires a special kind of nursing professional; one with compassion, patience, dedication, and true commitment to improving the health and lives of patients at a delicate time in their lives. The Geriatric Nursing Assistant works in harmony with the nursing staff, ensuring that patients get the extra care and service assistance they need to improve their health and lives. If you are a Geriatric Nursing Assistant with a true passion for patient care and compassion for others, with a commitment to teamwork, apply today!

 

Position Summary:

The Geriatric Nursing Assistant will provide daily nursing care and services that support the care delivered to patients in the facility. Some of the care and services delivered to patients by the Geriatric Nursing Assistant include assisting with bathing, changing linens, properly positioning patients, offering hydration, checking in on patients in the morning and night, and taking/ recording vital signs. In addition to these core responsibilities, the Geriatric Nursing Assistant will may perform other similar duties as assigned by the nursing department when necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate must be a caring individual dedicated to providing high quality care to our residents/patients
  • Must possess a current, Geriatric Nursing Assistant certificate valid in the state of Maryland
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English Language
  • Able to react to emergency situations appropriately when required
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition

 

Benefits:

Our full time team members are valued and offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Ticket Monster Perks - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

Req. ID:006774 | 90553 - Oakland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location: Oakland, MD
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/2/2018

About Us

At Fundamental, when one person cares for another, it’s more than a profession. It’s a relationship. One based on experience as well as empathy. It is a blending of high-tech with high-touch. It is a relationship nourished by understanding. We seek to understand each patient as the person he or she is; keeping in mind not only the individual’s health needs, but moreover, the individual as a whole.

With this core philosophy, we seek to help patients and their families through what can be a very emotional decision-making process. We provide guidance and consultation on everything from how to choose the facility that’s right for you to providing resources that help you cope with the nature of the decision itself.

Your Choice 365:

A culture change in skilled nursing from a task-oriented, hospital-like environment to one that is more centered around an individual’s needs. The culture envisioned is one where each person’s capabilities and individualities are affirmed and developed. A true improvement of quality of life. Learn how you can become part of this exciting culture change in long term care.

Programs to nurture staff’s professional growth in the healthcare setting. The readily available resources for staff to continue their education coupled with a supportive approach to supervision, teamwork and recognition.

Professional Development:

Education programs for every staff member are offered – to sharpen your current skills or be able to gain new skills. Education programs include Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Computer Software Application classes, public speaking and many more. Additionally, tuition reimbursement programs are offered for those staff members who wish to continue their education (certain requirements must be met)

Guardian Angel Program:

The Guardian Angel program is focused on providing excellence in caregiving while simultaneously, providing superior customer service to internal and external customers. The Guardian Angel Program connects a staff member to each patient to provide extra attention and support, focusing on quality of life.

Orientation Program/Quick-Start:

An in-depth orientation program developed for various facility employees including Directors of Nursing, Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Charge Nurses, Staff Nurses, Nurse Aides, Rehabilitation Staff, Dietary Professionals, Directors of Admissions, Staff Development and Infection Control Nurses. The goal of this program is to help new staff adjust to the expectations and routines of their position, and to ensure they are aware of all resources available to them.