Certified Nursing Assistant CNA Home Care
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 7/24/2020

Job Description

We are currently hiring for a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to complete home care visits in our senior client's homes located in the Durham, NC area.

Benefits of working for Senior Community Care/Volunteers of America (VOA): 

At VOA we understand that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are happy to offer them the following benefits:

  • Flexible scheduling and consistent hours
  • Competitive pay
  • $4,000 retention bonus for C.N.A.'s
  • Stable organization; we've been a nonprofit for over 120 years
  • PTO for full-time staff
  • Positive work environment
  • Paid training/Continuing education
  • We welcome new graduates
  • We value seasoned/experienced staff
  • Casual positions available to accommodate students
  • A variety in your daily duties
  • Supportive managers
  • Fast paced, low stress working environment
  • Benefits:
    • Retirement
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Loan Program
    • ID Theft
    • Insurances offered:
      • medical
      • dental
      • vision
      • legal
      • life
      • accident
      • critical illness
      • short-term disabilities
      • pet

SHIFT: Must work every other weekend and be available for shifts between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.

OBJECTIVE:  This position will work home visits and will work in the Day Center as needed. The primary role of the Certified Nursing Assistant is to provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care, activities of daily living, incidental homemaking and personal care in accordance with established agency nursing care procedures as directed by supervisors.  The Nursing Assistant reports any noted changes in the participant as they are noted.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.    Home Health Functions
•    Assists residents with personal care activities, including but not limited to:
    Bathing – full or partial;
    Shampoo/hair care;
    Skin care/nail care, including foot soaks;
    Oral hygiene/denture care;
    Shaving;
    Dressing.
•    Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding accurate performance of vital signs, weights, etc.
•    Administer medications and treatments under the director and supervision of the RN (refer to Medication Administration section).
•    Assists with ambulation, transfers and exercise.
•    Assist with body positioning or transfers of clients who are not ambulatory.
•    Perform household services essential to health care at home, including, but not limited to:
    Meal preparation/feeding;
    Laundry;
    Light housekeeping.
•    Assist with bowel and bladder control, devices and training programs.
•    Respond and attend to client requests promptly.
•    Maintain proper hand washing techniques.
•    Maintain a safe client environment.
•    Maintain client confidentiality; treat clients and families with respect.
•    Understand, accept and respond to emotional needs of each client.
•    Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the resident condition.
•    Reports any indication of resident illness to the nurse.
•    Provides any information on changes in skin conditions to the nurse.
•    Observe and report any noted changes in mental status to the nurse.
•    Report to charge nurse all incidents, accidents that occur involving residents, and visitors.


Job Requirements


  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.    High school graduate or equivalent.
2.    State approved nursing assistant course completion/certification, or enrollment in approved course per state guidelines. C.N.A. certification.
3.    CPR Certified.
4.    Have current drivers license and reliable vehicle
5.    Must be a team player.

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

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