Certified Nursing Assistant
ResCare | Blackwood, NJ 08012 (map it!Map it!) | 9/30/2014

Under general supervision, to assist in providing direct client care by performing a variety of non-licensed nursing services; and to do related work as required.

RESPONSIBLE TO: QMRP with additional supervision by Program Coordinator (P.C.), Charge Nurse and RN Supervisor

•    Dress residents in appropriate clothing, undress, and bathe residents.
•    Pass meal trays and nourishments, and feed or assist to feed residents according to their tray cards.
•    Position residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
•    Collect urine and fecal specimens as requested by Charge Nurse.
•    Take and record vital signs as requested by Charge Nurse and take and record weights of residents as requested by Medical Record designee.
•    Assist in maintaining resident rooms and program rooms, and any other work areas in a clean and sanitary order.
•    Assist with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.
•    Follow safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions and following the 2-person lift list.
•    Assist residents to achieve pre-assigned programming goals and to increase their independence.
•    Participate in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas at all times.
•    Assist resident families as necessary providing them excellent customer service.
•    Document all appropriate resident records before leaving shift daily.
•    Assist residents to attend activities within the home and out of the facility.
•    Attend staff meetings and required inservice training programs.
•    Responsible for obtaining continuing education units (CEUs) for renewal of CNA certificate, renewing certificate in a timely fashion, and furnishing operation with a current CNA certificate.
•    Inspect finger and toe nails routinely and trim as needed.
•    Shave residents routinely.
•    Provide effective and routine oral hygiene.
•    Observe residents and report all changes in condition immediately to Charge Nurse.  Document changes of condition on the back of the daily flow sheets.
•    Learn training and behavior goals and objectives for the residents you are assigned.
•    Follow habit training schedules and assist resident who wear briefs to remain clean and dry.
•    Follow all operation and ResCare policies including but not limited to: dress code, attendance, safety, and reporting procedures.
•    Participate in any and all tasks as directed by your supervisor.


  • Demonstrate ability to read, write, and understand English. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of procedures and techniques in providing routine bedside care for residents.  Demonstrate physical strength and endurance to accomplish job duties, especially transferring of residents. 
  • Demonstrate ability to establish effective relationship with clients, families, and team members.  Possess a current certificate verifying completion of a state approved program.


Employment Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Education: Not Specified
Experience: Not Specified
Manages Others: Not Specified
Relocation: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: 379750245-45959568201
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Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company where you can find your place helping people from every walk of life reach their highest level of independence.

At the center of your job with ResCare is the person who receives our services. Whether you’re encouraging a person with developmental disabilities to brush her own teeth for the first time, or helping a man with dementia stay in his own familiar surroundings...

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