Community Care Aide (CCA)/CNA Student

US-ME-Brunswick
Job ID
2017-1418
Job Type
Regular Part-Time
Category
Nursing
Hours per Week
20 hours per week

Overview

The primary purpose of the Community Care Aide (CCA) position is to provide supportive services to the nursing team on the various Mid Coast Senior Health Center communities and to allow the participant the opportunity to work within our communities during their CNA training class experience in the role of a non-direct care provider. Through service in this role, the CCA/CNA Student will be provided a supportive orientation to the various communities and will be well prepared to transition to the role of CNA following their graduation and successful completion of the state CNA certification testing process.  

Responsibilities

  • Perform a hospitality check of the resident’s room prior to admission. This will include working with the assigned CNA/CRMA/PSS to determine the need for resident supplies within the room, ensuring that the room is tidy, clean and prepared for the resident’s arrival, etc.
  • Greet, welcome, and escort each resident to his/her room. Assist the resident with getting their room or apartment in order.
  • Introduce resident to the nursing team and to other residents.
  • Assist residents with packing their personal possessions when they are being transferred to a new room, or when being discharged.
  • Assists in the maintenance of a clean, orderly and safe environment for all residents, adhering to all infection control policies and procedures. When entering or leaving a resident room, look around at the environment
  • Assists with resident activities and meal service, other than direct nursing care.
  • Assures the timely transport of residents and supplies to locations on and off the community in a safe manner
  • Reports all accidents and incidents utilizing an incident report form.

  • Reports all resident/customer concerns and suggestions utilizing an unusual occurrence report form.
  • Other non-direct resident related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • CERTIFICATION: Must be actively enrolled in C.N.A. certification training program
  • Exhibit mature, responsible behavior
  • Understand and practice resident confidentiality
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
  • Must be able to follow direction and accurately report to the Registered Nurse (or appropriate designee) any changes in client condition.

  • Prior long-term care experience preferred.

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