GNA Certified Geriatric Nursing Assistant

ID
2022-17599
FutureCare Facility
FutureCare Cold Spring
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

At FutureCare our Geriatric Nursing Assistants are part of our frontline health care team and they play a pivotal role in the care and support for our residents. They share in the commitment to meet the highest standards of quality and excellence and offer a hands-on approach providing the best service.  

 

Voted 10 years in a row in The Baltimore Sun as a “Top Workplace” and recognized in US Newsweek's publication as “Best Nursing Home”, FutureCare stands out as a leader in managing health care across a continuum of care. We are known for recognizing hard work and dedication and reward our team members for their compassion and care. We also offer an Excellent Benefits Package, Flex/Advance Pay, Paid Time Off, Referral Bonus, Employee Assistance Plan, Tuition Assistance, Career Growth Ladder, and a 401K Plan.

Responsibilities

 

  • Assist nursing staff with completion of resident activities of daily living, bathing, dressing, oral care, and other basic needs
  • Perform vital signs on residents at beginning of each shift and as directed
  • Answer calls for assistance and observe changes in resident’s behavior, emotional state, or physical condition
  • Complete required documentation in a timely manner
  • Assist in transporting residents as needed
  • Provide companionship to residents
  • Ensure the safety of our residents
  • Assist with motivating residents to help keep them active and engaged
  • Maintain a clean and healthy environment

Qualifications

 

  • Must hold a current certification and GNA license in Maryland
  • Must possess a positive and professional attitude
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Previous experience working in an skilled nursing facility is a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to remain calm and patient when dealing with residents
  • Ability to listen attentively is essential
  • Ability to problem solve and work well under pressure
  • A willingness to navigate changes in assignments
  • Ability to show empathy and compassion while interacting with residents to increase their comfort level

 

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