Provides direct care to clients, while promoting the client’s highest level of functioning, as directed by the BAH Agency Leader and/or under the supervision of a licensed nurse when applicable by state rule. Assists in maintaining the client’s environment in a safe and neat manner. Promotes quality services within non-skilled home care standards as well as applicable state home care agency regulations.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
Proof of completing an approved Certified Nursing Assistant program is required. Six months experience in health care is preferred.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Successful completion of State C.N.A. course. Must maintain CNA certification.
Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.
Knowledge and Skills
Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Must have working knowledge of facility emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills. Ability to follow facility policies. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA policies.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.