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CNA - PM Shift & Part-Time!

Company: La Crosse County, WI
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: March 31, 2024

Job Description:

Salary: See Position Description

Location : La Crosse, WI

Job Type: Part Time

Department: Hillview Health Care Center

Opening Date: 12/18/2023

Closing Date: Continuous

Overview

Are you seeking a position in which you have a direct positive impact on others?

Are you building a career in healthcare?

Are you interested in mental health?

Join La Crosse County's Long-Term Campuses as a Certified (CNA)! You will work on a direct care team serving our diverse resident population at Hillview Health Care Center.

This opportunity could include specializing in care for older adults with dementia experiencing challenging behaviors on short-term stays, as well as individuals seeking rehab services!

Our Hillview Campus is spectacular with the surrounding trees and parks! Not to mention, we are accessible by bus.

What's in it for you?
- Part-Time = Flexibility! Have the best of both worlds with set shifts every other weekend and the opportunity to pick up hours when you're able!
- PAID TRAINING: Direct Care professionals at Hillview Health Care Center are offered paid CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training! If interested in mental health, this is a great way to grow your career!

Location: Hillview Health Care Center is located in La Crosse, WI, and is on the city bus line and bike trails!

Shift: 2:30 PM to 11 PM, Saturday & Sunday every other weekend. Additional hours are available! Staff also work a holiday rotation.

Wage depends on experience!
- Up to $21.78/hr & $23.78/hr on weekends with differential.

We will be accepting applications until the right person is hired.

La Crosse County Respects Diversity

Essential Job Functions

Assists residents in all areas of personal hygiene, activities of daily living and care of their room and personal belongings. Encourages the highest practicable level of independence.
Assists residents at mealtime including assisting with eating and supervision of residents. Follows guidelines on individual diet card before giving each resident their meal.

Attends in-service education as provided or mandated. Meets federally mandated 12-hour in-service requirement annually.

Provides supervision to maintain safety of the residents at all times.

Follows directions and performs cares as assigned by the nurse and reports progress with those assignments to the nurse. Documents care provided to residents as directed.

Reports changes in resident's physical and mental condition immediately to nurse for appropriate direction and intervention.

Performs simple duties such as temperature, pulse, respiration, weights, and skin treatments such as lotions or creams to closed skin.

Participates in defining needs of residents to assist in development of an individualized care plan for each resident.

Gathers and documents appropriate data on residents such as specific behaviors and restorative programs.

Follows all care plan approaches including using mechanical lifts and those developed by all other disciplines and may include specialized psychiatric services.

Works safely and follows safety practices and standards of the facility; responsible for reporting or correcting any existing or potential safety or accident hazard.

Maintains residents' rights and confidentiality of resident information; immediately reports all suspected cases of resident abuse to the Supervisor or Administrator.

Employee is expected to report to work when scheduled, with minimum use of sick leave, to build up sick leave balance for income protection for unexpected illness.

In this public service position, employee is required to be courteous, cooperative and respectful at all times, with the public and clients. Also establishes and maintains a courteous, cooperative and respectful working relationship with other employees, supervisors and public officials.

Supports all aspect or person centered care. Respects and acknowledges individuality and uniqueness of residents.

Physical demands: Uses near vision, stands, walks, moves around the nursing home 6.5 to 7 hours on an 8-hour shift. Uses hands for delivering personal care and treatments. Communicates with residents and other staff members using talking and hearing. Read and write English. Ability to kneel or squat within six inches of the floor, pushes and pulls wheelchairs with residents weighing up to 250 pounds or more. Lifts 35 pounds and transfers up to 50 pounds. Uses nursing-related equipment such as: blood pressure device; scales; mechanical patient lifts (those under 18 are unable to operate the mechanical lifts alone per regulation) ; wheelchairs; adaptive/restorative equipment; aqua-kay pads; tubs; and transports oxygen.

RELATED JOB FUCTIONS
Uses a gait belt and proper body mechanics when involved in lifting, pushing or pulling activities.

Maintains a safe, clean environment free of hazards. After meals, assures that dining area floors, tables, chairs and wheelchairs, etc are cleaned of food and liquids.

Escorts individuals or groups to dining room and other facility activities.

This job description is not intended to encompass every job duty or responsibility, but is only illustrative. This position is required to perform other duties as may be assigned or required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles of resident care, good hygiene, infection control and simple housekeeping.

Ability to understand and follow oral or written directions.

Ability to conscientiously observe facility rules, regulations and policies.

Training, Experience and Other Requirements

Must be Certified Nursing Assistant at time of hire and listed on the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry.

Must be at least 16 years of age.

Must successful pass a background check as required by the Wisconsin Caregiver law.

Benefits for this position depend on the number of hours worked.

  • If the position is full-time, then benefits would be available.
  • If the position is part-time, then limited benefits would be available (this would not include insurances unless 30 hours per week or more).
  • If the hours are less-than-half-time, then there are no benefits available. To view a list of benefits, please click

Keywords: La Crosse County, WI, La Crosse , CNA - PM Shift & Part-Time!, Healthcare , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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