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Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Home

PRN/OCC, Variable shifts

If caring is your calling and you enjoy working in an atmosphere of compassion, care, respect, and are searching for a gratifying career, come join our Nursing Home team. Fort Sanders Sevier Nursing Home is a 54 bed facility that is dually licensed to provide skilled and long term care for those who seek our care. We are located just across the street from LeConte Medical Center and the nursing home staff is included in all educational programs and hospital functions. The Fort Sanders Sevier Nursing Home has deep roots in the community and the staff has worked to create an atmosphere in which the residents can live in a home-like environment. Our caring and professional staff is dedicated to providing compassion, care and respect that we would wish for our own family.

Position Summary: Functions as a direct patient caregiver performing tasks to assist LPNs and RNs. Performs hands-on care, assistance with ADL's and specified technical tasks for a group of residents under the supervision of the charge nurse. CNA's are not allowed, by practice standards, to perform any invasive procedure or any application of topical medications.

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

Minimum Experience: Must possess excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to read with comprehension, write legibly, and perform basic arithmetic computation. Must have understanding and knowledge of resident care.

Licensure Requirement: CNA certification from state of Tennessee required (or can be transferred from another state within 4 months). CPR required.