CNA - Heritage House, Troy, ALL Positions/Shifts Available.
St. Peter's Health Partners

Troy, New York

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Full time
Day Shift


Certified Nursing Assistant

If you are looking for a rewarding position in the long-term care setting and looking for a part-time or full time job to meet your schedule, this could be your opportunity. Here at St. Peter's Health Partner's, we care for more people in more places

Position Highlights:

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge
  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development
  • Work/Life: Positions and shifts to accommodate all schedules

What you will do:
  • Assist nursing personnel in providing basic care for residents, necessary unit tasks and functions. Carries out assignments as instructed in a safe, appropriate and timely manner.

  • Maintain standards of Nursing Care; performs selected resident care as directed by the RN or LPN while maintaining the dignity of the resident and in accordance with policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Follow work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks.
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment through the unit and shift.

Provide Resident Care;
  • Assists resident with hygiene needs (baths, mouth care, hair care, removes facial hair-shaving, nail care, back care).
  • Assists with feeding of those residents able to chew and swallow without difficulty.
  • Employs special oral feeding techniques for residents with special needs/difficulties.
  • Measures intake and output accurately and documents on worksheet and graphic sheet.
  • Check and report bowel movements and character of stools as instructed.
  • Performs routine colostomy care.
  • Answer resident calls promptly.
  • Ensure that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequently.
  • Weighs resident using upright, chair and bed scale.
  • Measure and record temperatures, pulse, and respirations, as instructed.
  • Maintains safety measures.
  • Transfers or weighs residents using appropriate lift.
  • Assists residents in use of bathroom, shower urinal, bedpan and commode for residents.
  • Keep residents dry (i.e. change gown, clothing, linen, etc. when it becomes wet or soiled).
  • Change bed linens, make beds, provide extra covers as requested. Keep linens tight to avoid wrinkles from forming under the resident.
  • Ambulates residents, including those using canes and walkers, as instructed.
  • Assist in transporting residents to/from appointments, activity and social programs, etc.
  • Position bedfast residents in correct and comfortable position, assist with turning residents, and assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
  • Performs skin assessment and notifies Charge Nurse of any abnormalities in skin integrity.
  • Measures and documents vital signs and weights. Report any variation in vital signs and weights. Report any variation in vital signs to Charge Nurse.
  • Apply cold packs and warm compresses.
  • Upholds residents Bill of Rights.
  • Documents resident-related tasks in appropriate records.
  • Assists with post mortem care and discharge of resident transfer.
  • Assists with post mortem care and caring for personal belongings of the deceased.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled training, in-services, and educational classes a required.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will need:
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English; High School Diploma or equivalent life-experience preferred.
  • Must be a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant in accordance with New York State.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a sincere desire to serve others.
  • Must be able to relay information concerning a resident's condition.
  • Must have patience, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must possess the ability to work professional with other staff, residents, family members, and outside agencies/visitors.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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