CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant in Newton, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking caring and compassionate Resident Care Associates for both our Traditional and our Harbor Neighborhoods! We are looking to fill several shifts, including Full Time and Part Time Positions. Shifts available are 3pm-1pm and 11pm-7am on both units.   If you have a strong passion for helping others, specifically our Greatest Generation, and take pride in being compassionate, caring and patient, we are looking for you. Benchmark Senior Living provides a wonderful opportunity to work for a great company that shares your vision - this is the ideal opportunity for you!

Certified Nursing Assistant will include:

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

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. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today! While many Certified Nursing Assistants 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.