Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Company: Alden Group Homes
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: August 3, 2022
CNA $3,000 Sign-On Bonus JOB SUMMARY The CNA supports and
assists in providing a holistic, therapeutic, person-centered
Memory Care Program on the Memory Care Unit. The CNA will achieve
and maintain the highest quality of life for each resident with a
diagnosis of a disease that causes dementia residing in or under
the care of the facility. SUPPORT DUTIES Commit to continued growth
as a knowledgeable and experienced healthcare provider in the area
of Alzheimer's dementia and other diseases that cause dementia.
Commit to obtaining at least 12 hours of continual education
annually for self, including the required 16 hours of orientation
training and any other ongoing dementia care specific trainings for
direct care staff.
Become knowledgeable of each individual resident's background, life
history, disease, medical and behavioral care needs, and
preferences in detail.
Utilize any communication devices for residents, such as language
services, communication boards, assistive devices, etc. Accept
education for utilizing these mechanisms to provide ample
Assist in providing a therapeutic, person-centered memory care
activity program that constantly strives to enhance the quality of
life of each resident, meets the Memory Care Program Mission and
Philosophy, and upholds the Memory Care policies and procedures and
all state and federal standards; commit in providing non-scheduled
activities through the use of my talents and training.
Encourage family involvement through volunteering and
Provide a clean, safe, non-hazardous unit for the residents and
Assist in providing an individualized symptom management tracking
system as needed per resident, including development and
maintenance of individualized, non-pharmacological interventions
Complete all required documentation.
Maintain all program policies and procedures and state and federal
Provide feedback to the Memory Care Director for monitoring
achievement of the facility and Memory Care Program goals through a
Be flexible to meet the change in residents' needs. We need to
adapt to their needs rather than expecting them to adapt to our
Provide emotional, caring support to residents, families, and the
Perform other duties as assigned.
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