CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant - (Assisted Living/Memory Care) in New Haven, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Welcome to our family - a community with heart!

We are seeking caring and compassionate Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) to work in our community!  As a CNA, your primary focus will be to provide nursing care to our residents in a home like setting. If you have a strong passion for helping others and take pride in what you do and are looking for a great company who shares your vision, than this is the ideal opportunity for you!  We are currently seeking candidates to support our residents in the traditional Assisted Living and Memory Care departments, and have openings on all shifts.

Certified Nursing Assistant responsibilities include:

• Interacting positively with residents and families on a daily basis
• Utilizing excellent customer service skills to ensure that residents, families, and associates have an exceptional experience
• Handling advanced directives and end-of-life care
• Following the Resident Care Standards and Practices to ensure proper procedures are followed
• Assisting with resident meals, transferring residents using appropriate assistive devices, bathing, toileting, dressing and grooming of residents

Job Requirements

Valid CNA license required
• Prior experience in a skilled nursing or assisted living community is preferred
• Demonstrates proficiency at reading and understanding a Resident Care Service Plan or assignment (e.g., ADLs and introductory visits)
• Understands advanced directives and end-of-life care
• Understands the nursing function in assisted living
• Understands quality of care objectives
• Understands quality of life objectives
• Previous experience working with people with dementia is desired

Benefits

We believe in offering our employees competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, including a wide array of bonuses to recognize our team members for going above and beyond! To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!

While many Certified Nursing Assistant candidates that we interview have the clinical skills needed to perform well as a CNA, we are especially looking for compassionate, motivated and enthusiastic individuals who have heart and use it to provide exceptional care and service to our residents.