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CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

We Are Hiring

Saint Joseph Center, part of Ascension Living, is looking for caring and compassionate CNAs and nurses to join the team! Located in a tranquil setting close to major Freeport roads, Presence Saint Joseph Center is easily accessible. This 120-bed community offers short-stay rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care. We make every effort to help our residents feel comfortable, respected and loved. Many of our staff members are long-tenured and form close relationships with residents. A kind word, a shared laugh or a heartfelt hug can brighten a day.

.6 FTE (24 hours/week, 48 hours/pay period)
Part-time, benefit-eligible
PM Shift  2 PM - 10:30 PM

Why Join Ascension?

  • Be part of a great team and culture

  • Sign-On Bonus!*

  • Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)

  • Flexible scheduling and student friendly

  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

*Restrictions apply

What You Will Do

As a Certified Nursing Assistant with Ascension Living, you will provide patient/resident care as required under the direct supervision of the licensed nurse. Completing assigned tasks to ensure timely, efficient and safe patient/resident care, while communicating and interacting with patients, residents, families and other health team members is an essential component of this position. You must be willing to work a flexible schedule, that may include weekends and/or holidays, in order to facilitate the implementation of care plans for our residents.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs initial and ongoing data collection on all patients/residents under the direction of the RN or LPN
  • Implements plan of care developed by the RN based on patient/resident physical, psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs
  • Provides direct patient/resident care and reports condition and changes to RN or LPN
  • Assures resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate.
  • Documents results of patient/resident care within established policies, procedures and scope of practice
  • Complies with all ministry policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need

Required Credentials

  • Certified Nurse Aide in IL
  • High School Diploma or Certificate of GED

 

Preferred Education/Experience

  • BLS certification
  • Previous hospital or long-term care experience

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 359341
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: AHSCM St Joseph Ctr
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Freeport, IL

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