Certified Nursing Asst in Downers Grove, IL at ResCare

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Certified Nursing Asst

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Certified Nursing Asst.

About this Line of Business

Rehab Without Walls(R) NeuroSolutions started over 30 years ago as NeuroCare.  We originally designed a program helping brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke patients using real-life activities in their own environment. Today, we are still removing walls, breaking barriers and rebuilding lives. But we are also connecting the NeuroCare continuum, providing expertise in the right place at the right time with outpatient and residential services in addition to our groundbreaking home and community rehab.

As a(n) Certified Nursing Asst you will: 

  • Assists nurses by performing various basic care activities related to services essential to caring for the personal needs and comfort of patient.
  • Dresses, grooms, bathes, feeds, takes and records vital signs of patients.
  • Answers call lights, assists in toileting, oral care, nail care, catheter care, assists patients in wheel chairs, transports, turns bedridden patients, reports patient changes, and takes out trash.
  • Requires certification as a Nurse Assistant; functions may not exceed Standards of Practice as accorded by certification.
  • Provides simple or uncomplicated patient care. 
  • Cleans room and changes bed linen.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, and respiration rate.
  • Gives medication as directed by Physician or Nurse and makes notation of amount and time given.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum age requirements is 18 years.
  • Valid driver’s license, with satisfactory driving record, as defined by agency policy.
  • Certification, if required by state licensure as a CNA or Home Health Care Aide in the state in which the aide is to provide care.
  • Completion of a recognized home care aide training program or 6 months of recent experience as an aide.
  • Must be able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting and may be expected to lift up 75 lbs.; must be able to sit, stand, and walk for periods of time and bend, stoop, push, pull, and reach.

Additional Information



Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

1040 Robey Ave , Downers Grove, IL 60516-3445 USA