OUTAGAMIE COUNTY CNA-Nursing Assistant-Brewster Village in APPLETON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Provides restorative care such as ambulation and range of motion, and direct resident care such as bathing, toileting, dressing, grooming, turning, repositioning residents, etc. Assists residents in attaining specified treatment goals, working in concert with the Treatment Team when dealing with residents with behavior disturbances. Encourages residents to maintain their identity, independence and effective interpersonal relationships. Identifies residents' needs and assists them in meeting their goals in accordance with the total Care Plan. Leads or co-leads group sessions to improve residents' skills levels. Reminds residents of meal times, transporting and feeding as needed; cleaning and dishwashing. Takes vital signs, reporting to staff nurse and documenting in charts as appropriate. Monitors residents' whereabouts and safety. Cleans and sanitizes personal care equipment after use; does resident laundry. Drapes residents for examinations and treatments, assisting physicians and staff as needed. Responds to code situations, assisting licensed staff as directed. Assists nursing staff in care of residents, and may be assigned to Chronically Mentally Ill (CMI), Developmentally Disabled (DD) or geriatric units. Attends a minimum of 12 hours of in-service per year. Assists with and participates in social activities of resident's choice which provide meaningful ways to spend time such as recreation, exercise, relationship building and fun. Supports maintaining a clean safe household environment. Respects the resident's room as home. Participates in team decisions and completes tasks as a team. Maintains regular and predictable attendance, works overtime/extra hours as required. Performs other duties as assigned. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Post offer requirements include successful completion of a physical screen. Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing care, mental illness, developmental disabilities, geriatrics, and techniques of active treatment and behavior modification. Skill in personal care, behavior modification, training and habilitation techniques. Ability to respond to code situations in compliance with training and licensure. Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to conform to goals, policies, and procedures of the Department, Brewster Village and the Outagamie County Work Rules and Terms of Employment. Demonstrated ability to comply with appropriate safety regulations. Ability to effectively communicate in English and understand and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to write legibly. Ability to use, read and interpret thermometers, sphygmomanometers, stethoscopes and other basic medical equipment. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work semi-independently making sound decisions using good judgment. Ability to budget time and schedule work to efficiently complete tasks and assist residents. Ability to effectively use tact and diplomacy with residents, co-workers, general public, etc. Demonstrated reliability in attendance and flexibility to work hours. Ability to organize and schedule wo ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/outagamie Other: "Best of the Valley" in Senior Living six consecutive years - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,2015 and 2016! Brewster Village is looking for dedicated and compassionate caregivers who want to work in a team-based environment where our Villager's care is number one. See www.brewstervillage.org to learn more about this fantastic facility that is truly "home." Come work for us!