Certified Nursing Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 85434-358294
    • Job Location: Newark, NJ
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 09, 2023
    • Years of Experience: Less than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

New Community Corporation in Newark, New Jersey is one of the largest and most comprehensive community development organizations in the country; New Community’s success rests on its comprehensive approach to community development. It is active in housing, health care, education, job training, childcare and economic development. It has provided training to community development professionals from around the country and the world, having hosted representatives from more than 20 countries throughout the years. The mission of New Community is to help residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement.

The Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) will provide personal care and related services, functioning under the direction of the License Practical Nurse.

  • Follow assignments of residents as directed by charge/floor nurse.
  • Assists residents to such in ADL's, i.e. eating, toileting, bathing, grooming, transferring dressing and undressing.

  • Knowledgeable of resident's care plan and needed interventions.

  • Interacts with residents, staff and family members in a helpful, professional manner.

  • Insures that call bell is always in reach of resident and answered promptly and courteously

  • Transports residents to such areas as dining areas and activity programs.

  • Takes and records vital signs and weights as directed by charge/floor nurse in a timely, accurate manner.

  • Assists with restorative therapy program as instructed by therapy department and charge/floor nurse.

  • Serves and collects food trays and feeds residents requiring help.

  • Responsible for maintaining resident's room and closets in a neat, orderly manner.

  • Changes bed linens.

  • Takes and removes residents’ soiled linens to appropriate areas for cleaning or disposal.

  • Additional responsibilities as requested by Director of Nursing/designee

  • May be assigned on a medical escort with a resident to hospital, clinic, or doctor office.

Experience and Skills:

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

  • Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.

  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Participates in meetings.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

  • Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.