Under the direction of the Registered or Licensed Nurse Manager/Designee, the Certified Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant will provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident's assessment and care plan.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:
Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.
Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements)
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active certification to practice as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Michigan certificate of completion state approved nurse aide training program.
Minimum of one-year experience within a healthcare setting preferred.
Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred.
Must possess superior customer service skills and professionalism.
Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment
Possesses interpersonal and relationship building skills to work in a cross-functional team as well as the ability to work with residents based on their cognitive ability.
Self-starter, highly motivated with a high productivity level.
Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and strong decision making abilities.
Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization.
Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions:
Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters.
Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting.
Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations.
Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place.
Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place.
Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner.
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination.
Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.