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Certified Nursing Assist

Company: Resources for Human Development Inc
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job title

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Job Type

Full time


7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7a

Reports to

Program Director

Advantages of Working with RHD

  • Full Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision) for qualifying employees
  • Generous PTO Plan for Full-Time staff
  • Scholarship and Tuition Programs
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Cell Phone Discounts & More
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Internal Growth Opportunities!

    Position Summary

    The CNA is responsible for the safety and supervision of individuals supported within the unit while also fulfilling the obligations outlined in the individuals' care plan. The CNA will prompt or assist as necessary to ensure that all individuals participate in activities of daily living in both the home and the community. This includes healthcare coordination and transportation. The CNA works in conjunction with the Registered Nurse and Program Director to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment for consumers and staff. The CNA may also perform administrative duties tasks and assignments at the request of and in conjunction with the Unit Director and/or the Registered Nurse. A commitment to the RHD values should be demonstrated as job duties are performed.

    Essential Duties and Functions

    Direct Client Care
    • Administer all medications and prescribed therapies, safely, accurately, and uphold regulatory standards regarding medical issues.
    • Provide personal care, as needed, to assist individuals to maintain health and appropriate public appearance. This may include, but is not limited to, bathing, diapering, tooth brushing, and other direct care responsibilities.
    • Engage in physical activity to meet the certification requirements of Crisis Prevention and Intervention training and consumer needs.
    • Implement supportive interventions at all times, especially in the moment of a crisis, such as episodes of self-injurious behaviors or aggression.
    • Physical lifting and transferring of consumers between sitting/standing/laying positions as required by the consumer's ability level.
      Client Engagement and Wellness
      • Accompany and support individuals during community integrated activities, initiate and develop meaningful and lasting interactions with other members of the community.
      • Provide services to the individuals, in whatever setting is necessary, including: their homes, community, hospitals, day programs, nursing homes, and family homes.
        Administrative Duties
        • Assist the team to assess current skill levels and maintain awareness of environmental factors or issues and their impact on the person(s) served. Ensure that all areas in the home and surrounding property are clean, sanitary, safe, and well maintained by cleaning and maintaining the home daily.
        • Maintain safety in the home by reporting any physical site problems immediately.
        • Responsible for implementation and appropriate documentation of ISP outcomes (goals) as written in the individual's ISP.
        • Perform duties associated with participation in Individual Support Plans and ensure that program planning is the primary focus within the home. Maintain staff supervision ratios, as written in ISP.

          • Certified Nursing Assistant certification in good standing with the state nursing board is required.
          • Must have a valid driver's license to receive consideration.
          • Must have reliable transportation
          • Must demonstrate safe driving skills in accordance to RHD standards
          • Must have a HS Diploma/GED.


            Physical requirements

            Lifting Requirements
            • Heavy: exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

              Reporting Relationships
              • Direct Supervisor: Unit Director

                Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.

                Vaccine Mandate

                RHD employees working in programs within the City of Philadelphia are required to provide proof of Covid vaccination. If not fully vaccinated, they must receive at least one shot in a two -dose series or a single dose in a one-dose series before beginning in-person shifts. Final doses must be received within 8 weeks of hire.

                RHD's vaccine requirements for the Corporate Office located at 4700 Wissahickon Avenue; Suite 126, Building A. Philadelphia, PA:

                The Corporate Office is not a service location. Therefore, RHD has determined that vaccinations are not required to work out of or to visit the office. As a reminder and as stated in prior communication, vaccinations are required for those who visit or work in Philadelphia programs and/or service locations.

                Salary Description


Keywords: Resources for Human Development Inc, Philadelphia , Certified Nursing Assist, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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