CNA Nursing Assistant for Brewster Village

Posted: 07/14/2022




CREATIVE SCHEDULING OPPORTUNITIES!!
 
Brewster Village is looking for dedicated and compassionate caregivers who want to work in a team-based environment, where Person Directed Living is our top priority.


The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), under the general supervision of the RN, LPN and/or Neighborhood Manager, functions as an integral member of the household wellness team. They plan and support person-directed living according to nursing orders, care plans and villager choice. Their focus is both on the medical and social needs of each villager maximizing quality of life.

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Compensation

* Compensation is based on experience.  A Certified CNA with 6+ years of experience will start at $17.29 per hour.  A $1.00 shift differential is paid for all hours worked during the PM or NOC shift.  In addition, any weekend hours also earn an additional $1.00 shift differential.

Why should you apply today?

Tuition Reimbursement Program

* Brewster Village is THE premier Senior Living Community in the Fox Valley

* Full time, Part time,  and Flexible Scheduling Options Available

* Great Staff to Patient Ratios

* Unique opportunity to work in a Home Environment Focused on Person Directed Living facility

* Participation as an Employer in the Wisconsin Caregiver Careers Program

* Benefits include competitive wages.  Eligible employees enjoy: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Enrollment in the Wisconsin Retirement System Eligibility (Requires 24+ hours per week), Vacation, Holiday Pay, Sick time, and much more!
 

**Team members earn $1/hour shift differential on PM shifts; Weekend hours are paid an additional $1/hour for all shifts.

 

 Key Responsibilities:
The following duties are most critical for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
 
  • Supports person-directed living through providing villager care while utilizing care plans, nursing orders, and villager choice.
  • Provides villager care and assistance with daily routines (to include assistance and support with personal hygiene, mobility, and eating, as needed and identified in care plans) while maintaining each individuals highest level of function.
  • Encourages villagers to maintain their identity, independence, and effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Promotes, attends and participates in life enrichment. Seeks villager input on life enrichment based on villager choice which provides meaningful ways to spend time such as recreation, exercise, relationship building, and fun.
  • Attends neighborhood and household meetings (i.e., household council meetings, community circles, huddles) and care conferences.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable, and functional environment by assessing the household for potential hazards, implements practices utilizing appropriate techniques regarding sanitation, infection control, fire safety, disaster preparedness and emergency care.
  • Promotes empowerment of the team in providing person-directed living by providing leadership and vision to the household and serving as a role model. Participates in team problem solving.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement and that appropriate follow up is taken to assure quality outcomes.
  • Participates on quality assurance/performance improvement committees as delegated.
  • Successfully completes a minimum of 12 hours of in-service per year and additional education as required.

 

 Education/Certifications/Experience Requirements:
  • Current listing on State of Wisconsin Nursing Assistant Registry or completion of a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program during the first four months of employment required.
  • This position does require successful completion of a Post Offer Pre Employment Examination (POPE).

 

 Required or Preferred Skills:
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing care, mental illness, developmental disabilities, geriatrics.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to adhere to goals, policies, and procedures of the Department, Brewster Village and the Outagamie County Work Rules and Terms of Employment.
  • Demonstrated ability to comply with appropriate safety regulations.
  • Ability to use and interpret thermometers, sphygmomanometers, stethoscopes and other basic medical equipment.
  • Ability to work semi-independently making sound decisions using good judgment.
  • Demonstrated reliability in attendance and flexibility of work hours.
  • Ability to organize and schedule work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position as specified on the attached "Employer's Statement of Job Requirements," understanding and utilizing proper body mechanics.
  • Ability to communicate with villagers, co-workers, and general public clearly and respectfully.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the particular challenges villagers face in terms of communicating their needs and preferences.
Essential Physical Demands
  1. Stand/walk
  2. Lift/carry up to 50 lbs. occasionally
  3. Lift/carry up to 25 lbs. frequently
  4. Push/Pull up to 26.8 lbs. of force
  5. Stooping
  6. Kneeling
  7. Repeated bending
  8. Reaching high/low/forward
  9. Finger Movement- repetitive
  10. Both hands required
  11. Ability to communicate verbally
  12. Visual requirements for nursing assistant

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, THE COUNTY WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND ENCOURAGES BOTH PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES AND INCUMBENTS TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL ACCOMMODATIONS WITH THE EMPLOYER.

 

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