CNA

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-604941
    • Job Location: Norridge, IL
      Edison Park
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 21, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Are you a high-energy CNA with recent nursing home, home health,

hospital , assisted living or hospice experience? 

Are you self-directed and passionate about advocating 

on the behalf of patients and families? 

$500.00 Sign-On Bonus for this exciting opportunity!

2 OPENINGS!

TERRITORY: 

Norridge, Oak Brook, Oak Park and Hickory Hills

 Monday- Friday 8:00 AM- 5:30 PM

 

The Certified Nursing Assistant will help aid with personal care and activities of daily living for our patients including bathing, filing nails, shaving, dressing, and oral care. Patients will also need your assistance with assessing the condition of their skin, weight, measurements, and rating the pain scale while reporting any changes or issues to the registered nurse. You will also have the opportunity to provide support to family members and caregivers by educating them about the personal care that you provide. You will provide exemplary documentation for each patient visit and phone call, and attend interdisciplinary team and CNA Meetings regarding patients and families. Your flexibility and adaptability to schedule changes, and willingness to travel to various facilities within the Chicago metropolitan area are an integral part of this role.         

 

The ideal candidate has a calm, professional presence, is an excellent critical-thinker and multi-tasker, and has experience using medical equipment. The CNA should also be comfortable working with patients and families and possess a strong background, preferably with recent experience working with terminally ill individuals in nursing homes or assisted living facilities.

 

We at JourneyCare, a non-for-profit organization, are expanding horizons in palliative, supportive and end-of-life care serving nearly 3,000 patients and their families each day. We are experts in palliative and end-of-life care to young and old facing advanced illness. For more than 30 years, we have accompanied thousands of individuals and families on this journey, as a guide and partner in care. Our team of Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains, and Certified Nursing Assistants along with more than 1,500 volunteers, continue to be a trusted resource for care and support in the communities we serve. JourneyCare serves thousands of patients and families across ten counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois and at our five inpatient hospice care centers located in Chicago, Barrington, Glenview, Woodstock and Arlington Heights.

Experience and Skills:

  • Illinois C.N.A. Certification
  • High School Diploma or GED recognized by the Board of Education
  • Professional demeanor and communication skills
  • Reliable vehicle with liability insurance
  • Valid Illinois Drivers License in good standing
  • 1+ years of C.N.A. experience in home health, nursing home, assisted living or hospital
  • Hospice experience a plus
  • Cell Trak experience a plus