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Employer: Southridge Healthcare
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Employment Type: FT/PT

Looking for a rewarding position? Look no further! Come Join our Team of Professionals! Southridge is a 24-hour skilled nursing center offering long-term, short-term and respite care. Southridge is centrally located in Sioux Falls in a quiet area with little traffic and has a home-like atmosphere.

We are currently recruiting for full and part time CNA's. The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is responsible to provide direct, hands-on care to residents to ensure residents attain or maintain the highest possible physical, mental and emotional well-being possible for each resident.

Essential Job Functions Include:

Understands and agrees with Southridge Healthcare’s philosophy and goal to maintain, improve and/or enhance each resident’s quality of care and quality of life. Provides, completes and documents, if applicable, resident care as assigned in a timely and accurate manner.

Examples of resident care include but are not limited to:

• Changing bedding, mattresses and/or moving furniture in resident rooms;
• Lifting, rotating and assisting residents who are partially or totally incapacitated;
• Providing personal care in eating, dressing, hair and body care, communication, toileting, bathing, oral care, etc.;
• Operating equipment such as wheelchairs, lifting devices, mechanized beds and other related medical devices; and other duties as assigned in the resident’s overall plan of care.

Practices good infection control techniques in all aspects of resident care, including, but not limited to hand washing, linen handling, Foley catheters, soiled resident clothing, etc. Reports any signs or symptoms of infections or poor infection control practice by others to the Staff Nurse as identified. Reports changes in resident’s condition immediately to the Staff Nurse. Responds to requests from residents for assistance in a respectful and timely fashion. Answers call lights promptly.

•Minimum requirements include the completion of an accredited CNA program, certification from the state board of nursing. Must have completed an approved training program and passed competency examinations in clinical skills and written knowledge in accordance with statutory requirements for Certified Nurse Assistant wihtin four months of hire.

•The Certified Nurse Assistant must possess comprehensive knowledge of good resident care practices.

•The C.N.A must understand Southridge Healthcare’s Exposure Control Plan and must be able to explain how to perform procedures involving exposure to visible blood contamination and when to defer tasks and procedures involving exposure to visible blood contamination and reasonably anticipated blood contamination as designated in the Southridge Healthcare’s Exposure Control Plan.

Contact Information

Southridge Healthcare
Bessie Hammer
3600 S Norton Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-338-9891

Other Information

Category(s): Nursing, Healthcare
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
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