C.N.A. Assisted Living
Oak Hammock at the University of Florida is no ordinary retirement community. We have totally reinvented the concept by creating an innovative community focused on lifelong learning, fitness, and health. Situated in a picturesque, resort-style environment, enhanced by intellectual stimulation and interesting neighbors, and energized by our unique university affiliation, Oak Hammock is a retirement destination where life, learning, and nature meet.
We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. Do you appreciate working with others as a team to provide the very best care in a fast-paced environment? Do you have a high level of energy? Are you flexible and reliable? If yes, then we need to talk! Our residents look forward to the best care and that starts with you!
We provide in-service training weekly and tuition reimbursement. As an organization poised for additional growth, we offer many different career paths to help you achieve your professional goals. So, refer a friend and receive a referral bonus. You can help us build a great team. We are seeking experienced long-term care CNAs to provide care for our members under the supervision of an LPN.
- C.N.A. assists members with showers and bathing to ensure members receive baths/showers when scheduled, or as needed.
- C.N.A. assists members with grooming, dress, mouth and nail care, as needed
- C.N.A. assists members with the use of bathroom; if required may assist members with adult briefs or other toileting items, as needed. Ensures toilet supplies are in residents’ room
- C.N.A. assists community residents to walk with or without self-help devices as instructed
- C.N.A. performs restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed
- C.N.A. monitors activities of members and encourages participation in group activities, entertainment, and other events
- C.N.A. ensures members eat meals, helps members with food, if necessary, and monitors intake and eating habits. Serves meals to members, as needed
- C.N.A. assists with transferring members on a temporary basis
- C.N.A. takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, and blood pressure
- C.N.A. makes bed and straightens residents’ quarters daily, if required. May clean up personal accidents
- C.N.A. provides more comprehensive care for members during temporary, short-term illness
- C.N.A. answers “assistance needed” calls, anticipate residents’ needs, and makes regular member rounds
- C.N.A. notes changes in residents’ condition and informs manager or shift nurse of any changes in residents’ emotional or physical well-being.
- C.N.A. responds to medical emergencies for Assisted Living, assesses situation, and takes appropriate action
- C.N.A. assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment of Assisted Living
- C.N.A. establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships with residents, visitors, and other health care personnel, while assuring confidentiality of resident information
- C.N.A. interacts with families and visitors regarding condition and needs of resident
- C.N.A. follows infection control and safety guidelines
- C.N.A. attends mandatory in-service meetings; be aware of changes in health and safety regulations and changes in employee policies and emergency procedures.
- C.N.A. promotes and ensures respectful and courteous customer service practices.
- C.N.A. responds to residents’ concerns and complaints in a timely manner in coordination with Charge Nurse
- C.N.A. maintains confidentiality of residents’ PHI (Protected Health Information) and medical information as well. This position is classified as a level 4 in the ePhi Access Group levels
- This position is an essential role and the incumbent may be required to work during emergency situations, including natural disasters
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Must be a Florida Licensed Certified Nursing Assistant
- Desirable; preferably a minimum of 6 months experience
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work with geriatric members, memory impaired individuals, and groups.
- This individual will need to be empathetic, energetic, and have an affinity for working with a diverse senior population
- All applicants must successfully pass a drug screen and Level II background check.