Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
The purpose of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is to provide direct certified nursing care to residents of the Sauk County Health Care Center.
*Candidates must be fully vaccinated or have a valid exemption.
Assist with and provide resident hygiene tasks such as bathing and dressing and changing of linens.
Assist with or feed residents including providing dietary supplements and/or between meal nourishments to residents.
Perform treatments as directed by unit nurse, including but not limited to administering suppositories and catheter care.
Obtain resident vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiration, and oxygen saturation and reports findings or changes to unit nurse.
Meet resident’s needs and/or requests in a timely manner.
Assist ambulatory residents, and transfer non-ambulatory and non-weight bearing residents to therapy and then follow nursing recommendations/orders.
Follow resident’s plan of care as directed by resident and the interdisciplinary team.
Promote resident choice via resident centered care.
Assist in resident dining experience, meal delivery, clearing tables and washing dishes.
Engage or provide residents activities of their choice.
Record food intake, bowel movements and other nursing tasks and resident information to electronic medical record.
Transport residents to and from dentist appointments, podiatrist appointments, beauty shop and on/off neighborhoods for recreational activities.
Light housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping and carpet cleaning.
Answer call lights promptly.
Mentor and train new Certified Nursing Assistants and facilitates familiarization with facility processes and procedures.
And other duties as assigned.
Minimum Training and Education
Preferred: High School Diploma or equivalent
Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.