NA - Nursing Assistant - FT Evening
Company: Good Samaritan Society
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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Facility: GSS SD Canistota Ctr
Location: Canistota, SD
Address: 700 Main St, Canistota, SD 57012, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40. 00
Salary Range: $15.00 - $19
Health, Dental and Vision insurance
Health Savings Account
Paid Time Off
Years of service recognition program
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The Nursing Assistant (NA) serves as caregiver to the resident
during the scheduled work period in long term care. Provides
resident-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to
assigned resident under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN).
Knowledge of and delivers age-appropriate care related to the
physical and psychological needs of the resident as per care plan.
Considered a member of the nursing team and is expected to know,
and will be held accountable for, following infection prevention
and control policies and Personal Protective Equipment use.
Provides assistance with basic health care needs including daily
living activities that may include, but are not limited to,
bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining and
recording vital signs, and providing psychosocial support and other
personal care to assigned resident. Assists the resident in
transferring, repositioning, and walking using correct and
appropriate transfer techniques and equipment and also provides
range of motion and passive exercises. Completes tasks related to
food preparation and dining, while creating a positive dining
experience for the resident. Assists residents with meals and
snacks, provides water and supplements as appropriate.
The NA aids providers and nursing staff members with procedures, if
needed. Documents resident interactions as needed and the outcomes
related to resident care, behavior, activity, and dietary.
Communicates resident's changing condition and care related
concerns/responses to the charge nurse. Collects non-invasive body
fluid specimens and gathers vital signs. Provides housekeeping and
laundry services to assist residents with keeping living areas
clean and operational. Provides assistance and documentation with
wellness and recreational programs and encourages residents to
participate. May participate in departmental/organization
committees and task forces as needed.
High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED)
preferred, but not required.
Minimum age of 16. Prior clinical or nursing assistant experience
in long-term care preferred.
Required Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification with the
State Board of Nursing, or state certified CNA within four months
of date into the position by being enrolled in a training program
or in the process of obtaining certification through Endorsement.
CNA training and certification required and provided by
Satisfactorily completes yearly department specific competency
testing and maintains a record of continuing education credits for
each year. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education are required
annually. Maintains all department specific required
When applicable, for applicable states, certified and registered
with the Unlicensed Assistive Person (UAP) Registry.
Dependent on facility and required responsibilities, this role may
classify as a Sanford Category II Driver requiring a motor
vehicle report and proof of valid driver s license. Also must be
medically qualified to perform the essential driving functions
this position as per our Sanford Driving Policy per the leaders
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package
for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer
M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and
would like to request an accommodation for help with your online
application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An
accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment
background screening as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-56637
Job Function: Nursing
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