Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Location: Montgomery Place
Job Code: 56
# of Openings: 1


Position Summary
The CNA is responsible for providing quality care to residents both physically and emotionally to
enhance quality of life.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Overall responsibilities

  • Assist residents with personal care including bathing, grooming, hygiene and placement of adaptive equipment
  • Explain procedures to residents before administering
  • Keep residents dry (changes gown, clothing, linen, etc., when it becomes wet or soiled)
  • Change bed linens and keep linens tight to avoid wrinkles from forming under residents
  • Make beds (occupied and unoccupied)
  • Handle linens according to infection control guidelines
  • Assist residents with bowel and bladder functions
  • Prepare residents for transporting to appointments, activities and social programs
  • Assist with lifting, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc., in keeping with specific resident safety needs
  • Assist residents in ambulation with or without self‐help devices as instructed
  • Perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed
  • Accurately measure and record heights and weights
  • Accurately measure and record temperatures, pulses, respirations and blood pressures (TPRs and B/P) as instructed
  • Empty urinary drainage bags and record amount in record; report any irregularities to nurse
  • Ensure call lights are within reach of residents and answer call lights promptly
  • Ensure that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequently
  • Report all changes in residents’ condition to supervisor as soon as practical
  • Ensure that residents’ personal care needs are being met in accordance with residents’ wishes
  • Complete appropriate charge and inventory slips and monitor supply inventory daily
  • Clean instruments and equipment and return to proper area after use
  • Straighten dresser tops and stands
  • Maintain cleanliness of resident units, central bathing area, treatment and supply rooms, workrooms and linen closets; clean bedpans, urinals and commodes; wash basins and emesis basins; sanitize bath tub after each resident’s use; clean floors if resident is incontinent; wipe spilled foods and liquids
  • Provide post‐mortem care as instructed
  • Turn bedfast residents as instructed
  • Provide Range of Motion exercises
  • Provide daily indwelling catheter care
  • Provides perineal care

Food Service Responsibilities

  • Assure that residents are positioned appropriately for meals
  • Assure that appropriate utensils are within reach of residents
  • Serve food trays and assist with feeding as indicated
  • Keep residents’ water pitchers clean and filled with fresh water (on each shift) and within easy reach of residents
  • Deliver and document all a.m., p.m., and bedtime snacks and supplements
  • Provide hydration to all residents according to center policy


  • Accurately record all entries in the AOD system, I’s and O’s, Quality of Life and food acceptance

Admission, Transfer and Discharge Responsibilities

  • Make residents comfortable and orient as necessary
  • Inventory and store residents’ personal possessions as instructed
  • Assist with loading/unloading residents from vehicles as necessary
  • Establish and maintain good public relations with residents, families and other center guests and show empathy toward residents

Care Plan Responsibilities

  • Participate in care conference as indicated and follow individual resident care plans

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Report observations concerning structural, equipment, and furniture defects and malfunctioning
  • to appropriate personnel and record in work order binder
  • Utilize supplies and equipment properly and without waste
  • Perform any miscellaneous work assignments as may be required

General Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of the business with the highest practical standards
  • Participate in and maintain current on all training and education required by the company
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the staff and business partners
  • Provide feedback to others for continuous quality improvement of the entire organization
  • Openly accept feedback from others for the continuous quality improvement of the entire organization
  • Escalate issues when there is appearance that business standards of quality are not present
  • Comply with all rules and regulations of the organization, including HIPAA and safety
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements/Specifications

Education and Experience: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required.



  • Certified Nursing Certificate (CNA); must be registered with the state in good standing
  • Ability to communicate with residents and staff
  • Basic proficiency with MS Office and ability to learn company systems
  • Ability to work holiday and weekend hours as well as to be on call


  • Previous nursing assistant experience in a similar environment

Essential Qualifications: 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.

  • Approachable, customer service orientation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Think and act calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job without being thrown off stride
  • Detail orientation
  • Must have ability to perform duties accurately and rapidly under tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to take direction and fulfill task requirements

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

Physical Demands: The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, bend, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl and climb
  • Use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (may lift larger amounts of weight occasionally due to helping with transferring residents to beds or wheelchairs)
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Entire building, resident rooms and common areas
  • May escort residents to outside appointments
  • Exposure to disagreeable conditions including odors, infection, illness and physical contact from disruptive residents
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions of this position.

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