CNA (Clinical Nursing)
Shelbyville, KY, United States of America

Overview

For more than 150 years, Masonic Homes Kentucky has been dedicated to individuals and families dealing with life’s challenges.

In 1867, we established the first Masonic Home of its kind, where widows and orphans of Masons received housing, meals, clothing and health care.

Today, Masonic offers daily living and specialized services to people of all ages, regardless of affiliation. Our campuses in Louisville, Shelbyville and Northern Kentucky make it easier than ever for those across the state to take advantage of our extensive continuum of care.

Masonicare: Helping those who need it most.

Since 1867, Masonic has provided housing and services to individuals and families, regardless of ability to pay. The legacy of caring continues today through Masonicare, which offers nursing care and other services to those who are unable to fully pay for their care and who meet specific requirements.

 

 
 

Job Skills / Requirements

Job Summary:

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) wear many hats as they provide valuable healthcare services to residents in conjunction with and supervision from nurses. As a conduit between residents, nurses and doctors, CNAs record and communicate all issues to medical staff. Aspiring CNAs should understand the job isn't glamorous and can be graphic at times. From dressing wounds to cleaning a patient after an accident, CNAs are often are involved in a variety of tasks on a daily basis.

Common Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care to residents within facility policies and procedures and report resident needs and concerns to a licensed nurse.

  • Utilize good hand washing techniques prior to and after direct resident care.

  • Assist residents with activities of daily living as documented in their assignment sheets and care plan, and according to resident preferences.

  • Maintain awareness of residents' whereabouts at all times.

  • Carry out isolation techniques, as required.

  • Keep patient information confidential.

  • Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.

  • Examples of care include:

  • Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses, and doctors

  • Bathe and dress patients

  • Serve meals and help patients eat

  • Take vital signs

  • Turn or reposition patients who are bedridden

  • Provide and empty bedpans

  • Lift patients into beds, wheelchairs, exam tables, etc.

  • Examine residents for bruises, blood in the urine or other injuries/wounds

  • Clean and sanitize patient areas

  • Change bed sheets and restock rooms with necessary supplies

Requirements

Ideal Experiences Include:

  • All positions require an active Kentucky Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA License

  • A strong work ethic

  • Astute observation skills

  • Flexibility with the ability to adapt to new challenges

  • Possess a deep sense of empathy and respect for residents.

  • Ability to think and work independently and with direction.

  • Communicate with staff members and residents in a fast-paced environment.

 

Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma/GED

Additional Information / Benefits

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, 401K/403b Plan


This job reports to the Director of Nursing

This is a Full and Part-Time position 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.

Number of Openings for this position: 1