Avalon Health Care Non-Certified Nurse Assistant in Raymond, Washington

Overview AVALON HEALTH CARE has an immediate opening for a NON-CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT to join our outstanding team with the opportunity to take a CNA class. The Non-Certified Nurse Assistants will perform direct resident care duties under the supervision of licensed nursing personnel and will assist with promoting a compassionate physical and psychosocial environment for the residents. Responsibilities * Take and record temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure. * Ambulate residents. * Apply proper lifting and transferring techniques. * Provide proper positioning and use of postural supports. * Maintain residents positioning, as needed. * Weigh residents on schedule and record weights accurately. * Provide restorative and rehabilitative nursing. * Directly respond, within the scope of practice, to needs and concerns of residents and family members. * Work with the care giving team to identify and resolve resident and family issues. * Promptly respond to call lights and other resident needs. * Treat residents with compassion and dignity. * Establish effective communication/interaction with residents and families. * Ensure residents are given correct diet. * Use proper feeding techniques while respecting personal dignity and meeting the residents needs for socialization. Qualifications * Must obtain the Certified Nurse Assistant certification within 120 days of hire. Once certified, the title will change to Certified Nurse Assistant and employee must maintain a current certification in the state throughout employment. * Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job. * Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors. * Must be willing to assist others, including co-workers. * Must maintain regular attendance. * Must meet all local health regulations, pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation and reference inquiry. * Recent clinical experience or education is preferred. If you meet the qualifications apply directly here or call Carmelita Silva, Health Care Recruiter, for more details! 801-603-3286 carmelita.silva@avalonhealthcare.com All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.