Geriatric Nursing Assistant - GNA

The geriatric nursing assistant performs direct patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or his/her designee. The geriatric nursing assistant performs a variety of individualized patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comforts of the geriatric patients.
Responsibilities include:
o Maintains patient confidentiality of all clients.
o Performs duties, as assigned, in an accurate and timely manner.
o All procedures are performed in an accurate and timely manner as directed by facility and/or licensed designee within the scope of the practice.
o Safeguards the client/patient by observing appropriate infection control procedures including but not limited to universal precautions.
o Notifies the supervising nurse of any abnormal findings or conditions.
o Adheres to all standards and procedures of Maxim Healthcare Services and all facilities.
o Arrives at the facility on time, before the scheduled shifts to sign-in at the nursing office and report to the floor-unit for orientation.
o Represents Maxim Healthcare Services with a positive image at all times.
o Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in meeting the needs of all facilities.
o Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications include:
o Prefer one year of geriatric nursing assistant experience as a certified nursing assistant within the last three years.
o Graduate from certified nursing assistant program with subsequent documentation as a certified nursing assistant per state requirements with proof of verification as being an active certification and having the ability to be work with geriatrics per state requirements.
o Knowledge of medical terminology and knowledge of clerical functions.
o Current Health Certificate (per facility)
o Current BLS card
o Current PPD or Chest X-Ray
o Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
o Good telephone communication skills.
o Successful completion of the screening tests with a score of 80% or greater
o Successfully complete the MSS Background Process
Maxim employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following
o Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
o 401k Program
o Competitive Pay
o Flexible Scheduling
o Direct Deposit
o Positive Work Environment and Internal Bonuses
o Travel Benefits (as applicable)
o 24 hour on- call service
Since 1988, Maxim Healthcare Services has become one of the largest employers of clinicians in the nation. At Maxim Staffing Solutions, a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, we're known for our quality of patient care, commitment to employee development and emphasis on customer service. Maxim knows that you deserve great benefits, flexible scheduling and rewarding assignments, so our Healthcare Recruiters will match your skills, experience and schedule in order to find you the best assignments in top medical facilities. Maxim Recruiters are always available to provide you with the assistance you need to get your job done, so call us today; Maxim has a solution for you.
For more information about our job opportunities, please visit our website. http://www.maximstaffing.com

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