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CNA Certified Nursing Assistant (PER DIEM)

Job Location: Simsbury, CT Submit Resume and Cover Letter

CNA Certified Nursing Assistant (PER DIEM) - (770422)

Masonicare ALSA Services at Virginia Connelly - Simsbury, CT

Per Diem / As Needed

Summary of Position:

Under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse, the CNA assists the residents of Virginia Connelly with activities of daily living and personal care to maximize independence, freedom of choice and quality of life.

CNA - Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provides assistance with essential activities of daily living and personal care to residents based on age, needs and abilities of the resident:


*dressing and undressing;



*assistance with meals and nourishment's;

*personal hygiene (shaving, dental hygiene, nail, hair and foot care);

*transferring using proper body mechanics and appropriate assistive devices; and

*care of ADL devices such as eyeglasses and hearing aids

2. Provides assistance with instrumental activities of daily living to residents based on age, needs and abilities of the resident:

*placing and/or receiving telephone calls;

*performing light housekeeping tasks such as vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning

bathroom, bed making and bed changes;

*assisting with laundry;

*escorting the resident and coordinating internal transportation needs; and

*assisting with mail delivery and correspondence

3. Medication Assistance:

*assists the resident with self-administration of medications, through cueing only

4. Health Maintenance and Monitoring Tasks:

*observes and reports changes in the residents' physical condition and

cognitive/emotional status to ALSA Supervisor or Director of Assisted Living Services,

as needed;

*conducts room checks on resident rounds;

*monitors for environmental safety hazards;

*records incidents, errors or accidents; and

*records resident and resident related events

5. Dining:

*assists in a variety of tasks related to dining (escorting residents, set-up and clean-up,

serving meals)

6. Activity Program:

*responsible for participating in and supporting the resident centered activity program

7. Emergency Preparedness:

*responds to and acts appropriately in emergency or disaster situations

8. Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

CNA certified in the state of CT

Previous dementia or behavioral health experience is strongly preferred.

Key Competencies: Read, write and speak English. Ability to interact with all types of individuals; Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet individual resident care needs; and Ability to read resident care plans, document resident condition and enter data onto appropriate logs/forms or enter information into computer database


Job ID: 11158693 Submit Resume and Cover Letter

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