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Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Certified Nursing Assistant - Full Time in Amherst, New York

Elderwood at Amherst, a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population in Western New York, is seeking a compassionate Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to join our team. This beauitful facilty is part of a growing organization recognized for quality care. Most recent accoldate: Best Nursing Homes for Short Stay Rehabilitation 2018-19.

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) Position Overview:

  • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) provide personal and nursing care to meet the physical and emotional needs of residents in our skilled nursing facility. They are under the direction of a licensed nurse. State specific certification is required.

  • This is a full time opportunity (we do also have PT options as well).

Units: Elderwood at Amherst has CNA opportunities on the following units:

  • COVID-19 Post Acute Unit

  • Memory Lane (Memory Care)

  • Wisteria Way (LTC)

Shifts – CNAs operate on the following shifts:

  • Day: 6a-2p

  • Evenings: 2p-10p

  • Overnights: 10p-6a

    Shift requests and shfit availability will be discussed during pre-screen phone call.

    All shifts include every other weekend requirements.

  • Direct and monitor the personal care duties carried out by Nursing Assistants of an assigned team.

  • Report to Charge Nurse unusual symptoms, daily needs and progress of residents.

  • Notify Charge Nurse of changes in residents’ conditions or needs

  • Follow the Profile of Care for each resident and monitor the performance of the Nursing Assistants in carrying out the appropriate aspects of the care plan.

  • Responsible for responding immediately to residents’ requests.

  • Assist residents with the following Activities of Daily Living (ADL), according to their plan of care and individual needs.

  • Sixteen (16) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Registration in the State Nurse Aide Registry (CNA) is required. Active on the State Nursing Aide Registry with no findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment or misappropriation of property.

  • Training and work experience in a geriatric setting preferred.

  • Ability to supervise and work well with other personnel

  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing

  • Caring and respectful attitude towards residents

  • Physical stamina for constant activity required.

  • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.

Elderwood at Amherst is a 92 bed skilled nursing facility (SNF). We offer comprehensive,personalized orthopedic,cardiac and post-surgical rehab programs,including physical,occupational and speech therapy. We also offer specialty programs that include Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Requisition ID: 2020-12014

of Openings: 3

Street: 4459 Bailey Avenue

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