Certified Nursing Assistant
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Defining Wellness Centers has an immediate need for a full-time 3p to 11p CNA for our Addiction Treatment Facility.  This is a 26 acre campus with a dedicated nurse staff for multiple areas.  Defining Wellness Centers offers a good work environment and a beautiful campus located just outside of Brandon, MS.  This position requires certification as a CNA with the state of MS.


Skills

- Teamwork: collaborates well with other employees and work effectively in team-based environments.

- Integrity & Ethics: demonstrates ethical behavior, such as honesty and strong moral principles; avoids conflicts of interest.

- Service Excellence: strives to provide excellent service to internal and/or external customers by meeting and managing customer expectations.

Knowledge

- Quality: accurate, organized and thorough. Applies principles of continuous improvement.

- Safety: demonstrates commitment to working in a safe, prudent manner with complete regard for individual safety.

- Confidentiality: maintains the highest degree of confidentiality with working knowledge of HIPAA laws.

- Policy Compliance: adheres to company policy and procedure and applicable Joint Commission standards.

Position-specific Competencies

Skills

- Skilled in organizational and time management and the ability to prioritize

- Skilled in Microsoft Office

- Skilled in using Electronic Medical Record Software (EMR)

- Skilled in professional interaction and communication with clients

- Must be capable of performing Basic First Aid and CPR

- Must be mobile and the ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, and lift 100 lbs.

Knowledge

- Ability to demonstrate Practice-Based Client Care and Procedural Skills

- Working knowledge of current policies at Defining Wellness Centers Inc.

- Understanding of both state and Joint Commission regulations regarding client care


Duties and Responsibilities

- Understand when and how to report the following incidents, can identify where the

contact information and/or forms are, and to whom it is reported to. Incidents include

grievances, abuse, neglect, trauma, and exploitation

- Taking/recording vital signs, such as temperature blood-pressure as directed by medical or nursing staff

- Utilize nursing knowledge and skills in the safe implementation of basic preventative

therapeutic and rehabilitative care of assigned client as evidenced by

documentation and observation of positive client care outcomes

- Providing the required support to assist clients with their activities

- Makes routine rounds on assigned clients in accordance with established procedures

- Promptly communicates any significant changes in behavior or condition to supervisor

- Maintain and coordinate communication among client and staff as evidenced within

the electronic medical record client file

- Assist in assuring that effective communication exists with client/significant

other/family as reflected in the Treatment Plan

- Use available written and AV materials specific to client condition or disease

- Assist clients, family members, or other clients with concern and empathy, respecting

their confidentiality and privacy and communicates with them in a courteous and respectful manner

- Keep up to date with all pertinent federal and state regulations, laws and policies as

they presently exist and as they change or are modified

- Perform other duties


Requirements

Education

- High School diploma or equivalent

Experience

- Minimum one year work experience in healthcare field

Licensure/registration/certification

- Active CNA license in state of Mississippi


Salary Description
starting at $16 per hour