Certified Nurse Aide (Cna) Job Description


Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Job Description
Department: Nursing
Reports To: Unit Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
The CNA cares for residents at EdenHill Communities, under the direction of nursing and medical staff, by
performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
Assists residents to meet daily needs while providing a safe environment and ensuring the dignity and well
being of residents.
Answers call lights, bells, or intercom system within 5 minutes to determine residents' needs.
Bathes, dresses, and undresses residents, and assists with other tasks including, but not limited to, shaving,
nails, hair, etc… Note: Diabetic residents are an exception for cutting of nails.
Serves and collects food trays and feeds residents requiring help.
Transports residents or assists residents to walk.
Drapes residents for examinations and treatments, and remains with residents to perform such duties as
holding instruments and adjusting lights.
Turns and repositions bedfast residents, alone or with assistance, at least every two hours or as needed
Changes bed linens, runs errands, accompanies residents on Dr.’s visits, directs visitors, and answers
Assists with toileting or incontinent care at least every 2 hours or as needed.
Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output,
and records accurate level of assistance provided to residents as directed.
Provides exceptional Customer Service to residents, co-workers, family members, and visitors at all times.
Cleans and sterilizes resident equipment after use for return to Central Supply.
Cleans residents’ wheelchair throughout their stay or upon discharge from facility as needed.
Ensure residents’ rooms looks neat and clean.
Reports pertinent resident information to charge nurse.
Assist residents in getting to and from activities.
Must consistently display and model the EdenHill Spirit hospitality behavior models.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving
Customer Service
Safety and Security
Interpersonal Skills
Oral Communication
Organizational Support
Strategic Thinking
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Completion of Certified Nurse Aide Course and passing of the Texas State exam.
Language Skills:
Must have the ability to; recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.
Must also be able to read and write the English language, and communicate by speaking simple sentences.


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