Opportunity for a Certified Nursing Assistant to work as a collaborative member of our activities department, taking residents to and from appointments & activities. Day shift, full time.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist and document residents in all activities of daily living as needed for each individual resident assigned, e.g., vital signs, weight, feeding, oral intake, bathing, grooming, mobility, toileting.
Conduct shift rounds to observe residents and to ensure nursing and restorative needs are being met. Communicate resident care needs to the Charge Nurse and oncoming shift partners. Report all changes in residents' condition to the charge nurse as soon as possible.
Assist with providing resident centered care initiatives, e.g. the fine dining experience.
Safely lift and transfer residents using proper lift equipment and safety devices. Transport residents to and from in-house activities.
Answer resident 'call lights' promptly and courteously.
Assist assigned staff in resident admission, transfer and discharge functions.
May be required to assist and complete the restorative activities based on the restorative plan of care.
Perform light housekeeping duties in residents' rooms, e.g. clean spills, and make beds, secure residents' personal items.
Assist with scheduling residents' outside appointments and other activities. Coordinate outing schedules with management.
Transport persons served to and from appointments, outings or other events/activities. Assist ambulatory passengers as needed. Maintain vehicle cleanliness, interior and exterior.
Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
State of Michigan Certified Nursing Assistant.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Must pass in house road test and seatbelt training.
- Patient care experience in acute care, assisted living or long term care preferred.
At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to "Be The Rock That Starts The Ripple". A ripple of transformation in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!
Samaritas, one of the state's largest faith-based nonprofits, has been sending ripples of positive change into Michigan communities since 1934. Prior to 2016, Samaritas operated as Lutheran Social Services of Michigan.
Samaritas provides a continuum of care to all in need with approximately 70 different programs in 40 different locations in Michigan. We believe in diversity and inclusion, for the people we serve and the people we employ. Employing nearly 2,000 employees in opportunities ranging from direct service to management in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, we hope that you will consider joining the Samaritas team and help work in making a difference in communities across Michigan.
We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.
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Samaritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled
Hours Per Pay Period80
Weekends and/or Holidays RequiredNo
On Call RequiredNo
Position LocationUS-MI-Grand Rapids