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POST DATE 11/19/2019
END DATE 12/3/2019
The Salvation Army
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONRequisition Number
11205 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Part-Time
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs
in His name without discrimination.
Under the supervision of the Director of Residential Care the CNA provides direct care and supervision of residents and observes and reports resident conditions to the Individual Service Plan Team.
Provide compassionate and safe care for all Alegria residents.
Respond to clients needs promptly, professionally, and with courtesy
Provide care and supervision to residents as indicated in their Individual Service Plan including assistance with monitoring vital signs. Record/Report signs and symptoms of illness.
Recognize the need for assistance and or medical intervention, and take action when necessary
Monitor resident s vitals, call the physician, call 911 or send to ER via taxi or ambulance as needed
Follow all Alegria policies and procedures. Attend all staff meetings, training and workshops.
Directly observe resident taking their medication, follow medication policy, also weigh designated residents weekly and all others once a month; report significant weight changes to Registered Nurse.
Complete end-of-shift report of residents and house activity to the oncoming shift and management staff.
Monitor the house and residents, make rounds at least every two hours and more often if necessary.
Maintain resident confidentiality at all times.
Maintain positive working relations with residents, staff, volunteers, Salvation Army representatives, and representatives from other agencies.
Demonstrate self-direction and initiative in prioritizing, organizing and completing job responsibilities
Provide assistance to residents with housekeeping and laundry when needed, ensure that resident s rooms are neat and hallways are always free of obstacles and other safety hazards.
Answer phones in courteous and professional manner. Take accurate and complete messages, relay messages to residents in prompt and accurate manner. Perform other duties as necessary.
Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
High School education or the equivalent.
California Home Health Aid or Nursing Attendant Certification.
Basic information on blood borne infection and universal precautions including the use of protective devices.
Must pass criminal background check
BCLS and Red Cross Certification
Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES
Must be culturally sensitive and non-judgmental
Knowledge and sensitivity regarding issues of homelessness and/or HIV/AIDS
Basic knowledge of the care needs of HIV individuals.
Ability to work with diverse populations in a caring, sensitive, and non-judgmental manner.
The ability to read, write, speak and understand English and Spanish.
CPR/First Aid Certification
+ Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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+ The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure
is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41