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Peoria, IL Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Advantage Nursing Services
Physical Address

Peoria, IL 61606
Job Description

+ Must be an active member on the Health Care Worker Registry.

+ 2 references required.

+ Passes all required background checks upon hire and throughout employment; including but not limited to: Criminal/State Highway Patrol, Fingerprint-Based Criminal History Records Check via the Health Care Worker Registry, Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System (CANTS), OIG, Sex Offender, Department of Corrections, E-Verify.

+ Must have current CPR certification for health care providers. No online cards accepted.

+ Must complete online training for Mandated Reporters and provide certificate; must be re-done every year during employment with agency.

+ Must have vehicle insurance if driving to and from work.

+ CNA – Has successfully completed formal training as a CNA; must present an Illinois certificate (if applicable)

The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) and Home Service Worker perform various personal care/homemaker chore tasks which are assigned per each client’s individual needs. The CNA/Home Service worker assists with activities of daily living, physical comfort, homemaker chore, emotional, and social support to the client. The CNA/Home Service Worker supports Advantage Nursing Services’ mission, philosophy, policies and procedures. This position is considered variable hour in that the employee works on a pro re nata basis (PRN).

Essential Job Functions:

+ Supports Advantage Nursing Service’s mission, philosophy, agency policies and service approach.

+ Provides direct patient care within the scope of knowledge, experience base and training.

+ Maintains client confidentiality in accordance with the agency’s HIPAA and confidentiality policies.

+ Follows all mandated reporter guidelines. Reports any suspicions of abuse and/or neglect to the abuse and neglect hotline.

+ Attends all staff meetings, case conferences and required in-services.

+ Follows all state, federal, and agency guidelines.

+ Independently performs the client specific tasks as assigned on the client’s care plan.

+ Observes, reports, and documents any physical and/or behavioral changes in the client promptly, accurately, and precisely to the Staffing Coordinator/ Nursing Supervisor.

+ Provides assistance with activities of daily living, housekeeping, personal laundry, and companionship.

+ Assists the client in meeting the demands of living independently.

+ Completes appropriate reporting documents such as timesheets, progress notes, incident reports, etc. as outlined by the agency’s policies and procedures.

+ Confirms on a weekly basis, the scheduling of shifts with the agency.

+ Notifies agency of absences due to illness, emergency leave, and scheduled vacations.

+ Weekly timesheets must be completed accurately; including in/out times, tasks performed, and client signatures for every shift worked. Weekly timesheets must be not pre-filled out, or be completed after the shift has already been worked. Documentation must take place during shift.

+ Original timesheets must be submitted to branch office on a weekly basis.

+ Maintains a clean and safe environment as directed by family and client’s plan of care.

+ Able to communicate both orally and in written form to client, family, and/or caregiver.

+ Able to quickly respond to emergency situations involving the safety of the client.

+ Contacts 911 immediately for life threatening situations. Notifies Branch Staffing Coordinator/Nursing Supervisor when the client is stable.

+ CNA – operates under “scope of knowledge” as governed by the Nurse Practice Act.

Functional Requirements

+ CNA’s and Home Service Workers must physically be able to assist the client with the following: dressing, feeding, hair care, mouth care, shaving (electric or safety razor only) nail care (excluding nail trimming), positioning, toileting, and transfers.

+ Must be able to assist client with assistive devices (training by RN required): wheel chair, walker, hoyer lift, gait belt, or lift sheets.

+ Able to push and pull a client at a minimum of 100 pounds.

+ Able to lift a client at a minimum of 50 pounds.

+ Ability to move in tight spaces, between objects and furniture.

+ Able to perform duties which require standing, walking, squatting, climbing stairs, bending, kneeling, twisting, sitting, reaching at, below, and over shoulder limits

+ Able to continuously perform physical functions from up to an hour without rest.

ID: 2016-1074

External Company Name: Advantage Nursing Services, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 7502 N University St

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