Certified Nurse Aide Job Opening

Certified Nurse Aide

Addus Homecare

Wetumpka, Alabama
Category: Nurse Assistant

Position Summary: This position will provide basic care to clients, as well as assist them in daily activities/tasks outlined in a written care plan that is established by the Administrator or CSS and is kept in the client's home.

Essential Duties:

  • Record pertinent information pertaining to the client's care.
  • Remind clients to take medication at the appropriate time.
  • Plan and prepare meals according to specific dietary requirements of the client, and if necessary, feeding the client.
  • Assist the client with therapy exercises under the direction of a Registered Therapist.
  • Assist or perform personal care including hair care, oral hygiene, bathing, grooming, and dressing.
  • Assist with ambulation with or without mechanical aids.
  • Assist with routine bodily functions such as assisting clients with toileting.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and healthy environment through light housekeeping including changing bed linens, dusting and vacuuming, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, providing and emptying bed pans and laundry.
  • Provide companionship and stimulation for the client including reading, walks, etc.; and accompanying the client to doctors or other appointments.
  • Take client's vital signs and recording input and output.
  • Observe and report changes in client's condition to the Agency Director or Service Coordinator.
  • Accurately prepare daily records and submitting them to the office by date due .
  • Participates in in-service education programs.
  • Turn or reposition patients who are bedridden.
  • Examine patient for bruises, blood in urine or other injuries/wounds.
  • Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant training
  • At least two years of home care experience is required
  • Satisfactory background check and valid driver's license
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to compassionately care for others
  • Reliable, energetic, self-motivated and well-organized
We offer competitive pay rates and an outstanding work environment!