Samaritas Certified Nursing Assistant (CENA) -Varied Shifts, Great Flexibility for Students! - Cadillac, MI in Cadillac, Michigan

hr / Samaritas, one of the state's largest faith-based nonprofits, has been sending ripples of positive change into Michigan communities since 1934. Prior to 2016, Samaritas operated as Lutheran Social Services of Michigan. Samaritas provides a continuum of care to all in need with approximately 70 different programs in 40 different locations in Michigan. We believe in diversity and inclusion, for the people we serve and the people we employ. Employing nearly 2,000 employees in opportunities ranging from direct service to management in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, we hope that you will consider joining the Samaritas team and help work in making a difference in communities across Michigan. We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us. hr / Job Summary Provides residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident's care plan, policies, procedures and as directed by supervision. Duties and Responsibilities liAssist and document residents in all activities of daily living as needed for each individual resident assigned, e.g., vital signs, weight, feeding, oral intake, bathing, grooming, mobility, toileting./li liConduct shift rounds to observe residents and to ensure nursing and restorative needs are being met. Communicate resident care needs to the Charge Nurse and oncoming shift partners./li liAssist with providing resident centered care initiatives, e.g. the fine dining experience./li liSafely lift and transfer residents using proper lift equipment and safety devices./li liTransport residents to and from in-house and community activities./li liAnswer resident 'call lights' promptly and courteously./li liAssist assigned staff in resident admission, transfer and discharge functions./li liReport all changes in residents' condition to the charge nurse as soon as possible./li liMay be required to assist and complete the restorative activities based on the restorative plan of care./li liPerform light housekeeping duties in residents' rooms, e.g. clean spills, and make beds, secure residents' personal items./li /ul hr / Job Qualifications Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification liState of Michigan Certified Nursing Assistant./li liHigh school diploma or equivalent preferred./li /ul Experience liPatient care experience in acute care, assisted living or long term care preferred./li /ul Knowledge Skills and Abilities liPossess and able to utilize current basic nursing skill and knowledge to provide care to each resident assigned./li liAbility to display compassion and sensitivity with vulnerable adults who may become angry, hostile or combative./li liAbility to speak, read and write English./li liAbility to communicate effectively with individuals with varying levels of cognitive and physical impairments./li liAbility and willingness to work constructively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Ability to work interdependently with co-workers, therapy staff, other departments, and families of residents./li liAbility to maintain a helping role and intervenes with resident care when appropriate./li liAbility to effect