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Company: Alden Debes Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
Location: Rockford
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

$5000 sign on bonus. Paid out at $3.00 extra an hour until $5000 is paid. Dedicated Certified Nurse Aides needed on all shifts to care for the residents at Alden Debes. Certified Nurse Aide's needed to help with direct care and other nursing functions at our sub-acute and long-term care facility. As a certified nurse aide (CNA) member of our team of professionals you will be rewarded with a great work environment, a generous salary based on your experience level and many incentives to reward you for your continuing good work ethic.Our Certified Nursing Assistants are responsible for the completion of all activities of daily living, completing restorative programs and exercises, documentation of all activities and functions related to each resident, and working collaboratively with their nurse. We listen to our Certified Nursing Assistants to always try to improve the care and services we offer and improve the job satisfaction of each CNA.We make your work easy with our electronic documentation and reporting system. We have many educational and clinical opportunities as we serve multiple populations including long term, behavioral health and sub-acute care. Through our commitment to promoting from within, many of our Certified Nurse Aides go on to become Managers of their own departments in our facilities!Our shifts are 6 a.m-2 pm, 2 pm-10 pm and 10 pm-6 am for CNA's. FT and PT shifts are available and we will work around your school/day care schedule. We have a Healthcare Hospitality Aide program ( essentially an assistant to the Certified Nurse Aide) to allow new employees in healthcare to experience the benefits of a job in healthcare prior to enrolling in a Certified Nurse Aide program. We will even pay for your education to become certified! Ask about it in the facility! Our career growth ladder is exceptional within Alden and you will see your opportunities in abundance.We have a generous tuition reimbursement program for those choosing to get licensed, certified, or choose another path in our healthcare environment. Inquire within. You will even love our bright new uniforms that are provided to you free! Applicants may apply online or in person at Alden Debes. Come join our team!JOB SUMMARYThe CNA supports and assists in providing a holistic, therapeutic, person-centered Memory Care Program on the Memory Care Unit. The CNA will achieve and maintain the highest quality of life for each resident with a diagnosis of a disease that causes dementia residing in or under the care of the facility.SUPPORT DUTIESCommit to obtaining at least 12 hours of continual education annually for self, including the required 16 hours of orientation training and any other ongoing dementia care specific trainings for direct care staff.Become knowledgeable of each individual resident's background, life history, disease, medical and behavioral care needs, and preferences in detail.Utilize any communication devices for residents, such as language services, communication boards, assistive devices, etc. Accept education for utilizing these mechanisms to provide ample communication.Assist in providing a therapeutic, person-centered memory care activity program that constantly strives to enhance the quality of life of each resident, meets the Memory Care Program Mission and Philosophy, and upholds the Memory Care policies and procedures and all state and federal standards; commit in providing non-scheduled activities through the use of my talents and training.Encourage family involvement through volunteering and visitation.Provide a clean, safe, non-hazardous unit for the residents and staff.Assist in providing an individualized symptom management tracking system as needed per resident, including development and maintenance of individualized, non-pharmacological interventions implemented.Complete all required documentation.Maintain all program policies and procedures and state and federal regulations.Provide feedback to the Memory Care Director for monitoring achievement of the facility and Memory Care Program goals through a team approach.Be flexible to meet the change in residents' needs. We need to adapt to their needs rather than expecting them to adapt to our needs.Provide emotional, caring support to residents, families, and the inter-disciplinary team.Perform other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Alden Debes Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Rockford , CNA (Starting @ $16 +$3/HR SIGN ON BONUS+ FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING + BLOCK SCHEDULING), Other , Rockford, Illinois

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