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    CNA/Resident Assistant

    Germantown Plantation Senior Living

    9293 Poplar Ave, Germantown, TN 38138
    Full-time, Part-time

      CNA/Resident Assistant

      Germantown Plantation Senior Living
      9293 Poplar Ave, Germantown, TN 38138
      Full-time, Part-time
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      Job Description

      General Job Summary:

      Provide assistance with activities of daily living and independent activities of daily living according to each resident's negotiated service agreement. Reports adverse health reactions of residents to Director of Healthcare or other facility nurse. Records occurrences during the shift in appropriate resident charts. Answers resident calls on the emergency and non-emergency alert systems. Follows universal precautions in providing care to the residents. Provide first aid to residents within training and policy guidelines.


      • Provides assistance to residents with bathing, dressing, grooming, continence, transfers, mobility, accompaniment, laundry, special monitoring, etc.
      • Assistance may be supervision, partial assist, or complete assist depending on the resident's needs as specified in the negotiated service agreement.
      • Assist with light housekeeping tasks between weekly housekeeping of apartments, such as trash removal or bed making.
      • Assist with collection, washing and redistribution of resident laundry.
      • Document in resident charts using good handwriting, proper spelling and concise form of the events which occur during the shift.
      • Reporting of any adverse medical reactions to the Director of Healthcare or facility nurse.
      • Communicating any changes in resident status and other happenings during shift to the next shift.
      • Proper use of equipment and handling of keys according to facility guidelines.
      • Remind residents of mealtimes and activities and assist them in attending these events.
      • Will participate in emergency evacuation drills and assist residents to areas if safety.
      • Talking and interacting with the residents whenever possible.
      • Answer resident calls on the code alert system within the appropriate period of time and provide necessary assistance.
      • Notify the facility nurse and provide first aid to the residents within certificate and training when required.
      • Address residents in a respectful manner. Provide services in a personable and dignified manner.
      • Coordinates work tasks with other co-workers.
      • Contact 911 in case of a medical emergency.
      • Assist with other duties delegated by the Director of Healthcare or the facility nurse.
      • Provide assistance to residents using universal precautions.
      • Will attend the scheduled in-services and staff meetings.

      We are all here to work as a team to meet the needs of each and every resident.


      Provide certification as a nurse's aide if applicable. Must be able to read, write, have adequate vision and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work co-operatively with others.


      Work experience caring for the elderly preferred. Will receive additional on-the-job-training.


      Stands and walks moderate distances most of the working day. Must stoop and reach heights to five feet or above and lift up to fifty lbs. Assists residents in weight transfer support from sitting to standing position. Must be in good physical health, free from communicable disease, and must be flexible, able to work rapidly and able to hear, talk, read, and have adequate vision. Must have hand dexterity and ability to assist residents with their needs.


      Charge Aide, Nursing Supv, Director of Healthcare, Executive Director  


      The dress code consists of professional clean scrubs. No open toe shoes, no slippers, no house shoes, no crocs. Sneaker and tennis shoes are permitted.


      Works in clean, well lighted and ventilated apartments, laundry and medication rooms. Change in environment temperature may occur due to individual heating and cooling systems. Possible working situations may arise which require the use of personal protective equipment. 

      Posting ID: 22316261Posted: 2020-11-13