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Discovery Senior Living CNA in Valparaiso, Indiana

About Discovery Senior Living Discovery Senior Living is a family of companies which includes: Discovery Management Group, Discovery Development Group, Discovery Design Concepts, Discovery Realty Group, Discovery Marketing Group, and Discovery At Home, a Medicare-certified home healthcare company. With almost three decades of experience, the award-winning management group has been developing, building, marketing, and operating upscale, luxury senior-living communities across the United States. With a flourishing portfolio of more than 9,500 existing home or homes under development, Discovery Senior Living has become a recognized industry leader in creating world-class, resort-style communities.

Discovery Senior Living is looking for a CNA to join our community, Rittenhouse Village at Valparaiso.

POSITION SUMMARY

The CNA's role includes providing hands on care, physical and emotional support to each resident while maintaining a safe and comfortable home-like environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for a designated group of residents during the shift; knows where their residents are and physically checks on them throughout the shift.

  • Observes, reports and documents symptoms and conditions of residents for changes in condition such as skin, behavior, alertness, weight, dietary and participation in activities.

  • Responds to security system and resident call bells promptly.

  • Notifies supervisor and/or Health Care Coordinator if a resident has increased care needs.

  • Assists with continence management and disposes of all continence products properly to ensure sanitation of resident suite and community restrooms.

  • Serves and collects food trays and assists as needed; reports refusal of meals or loss of appetite.

  • Maintains cleanliness of resident’s room and work areas.

  • Practices good standard care precautions of cleanliness, hygiene, and health.

  • Helps residents maintain independence, promotes dignity and physical safety of each resident.

  • Actively participates/leads and assists residents with activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, ambulation, transferring, eating) as instructed.

  • Engages residents in life skills and other life enrichment activities.

  • Greets and assists all internal and external customers, guests, family members, residents, vendors and team members.

  • Does resident laundry as assigned and needed.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Nurse’s Aid certification preferred.

  • High School diploma/GED

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Previous experience working with seniors preferred.

Benefits:

In addition to a rewarding career and competitive salary, Discovery offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Eligible team members are offered a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, paid time off and paid holidays. Team members are eligible to participate in our outstanding 401(k) plan with company match our Employee Assistance Program and accident insurance policies.

Thank you for your interest in Discovery Senior Living careers. If you have any questions about the position you are applying for, please contact the community directly.

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