The Certified Nursing Assistant provides direct care to
residents of the skilled nursing facility in accordance with
standards of practice and regulatory requirements of the Department
of Health Services.
The Certified Nursing Assistant ensures quality nursing and
wellness care to the residents in Skilled Nursing.
Assists in preparation of nursing unit, resident rooms, and
Assists in and may accompany resident in the admission, transfer
and discharge procedure
The Certified Nursing Assistant assists residents in the
activities of daily living, including oral hygiene, nail care,
transfers, and mobility.
Provides wheelchair transportation and assists in ambulation
residents as needed
Encourages residents to participate in activities
The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for maintaining
order and safety in resident living areas.
Assures maximum functioning of resident through range of motion
activities, toileting schedule, and the feeding and turning
The Certified Nursing Assistant observes residents for any
physical and behavioral changes and reports them to the charge
nurse, and is a mandatory reporter for all suspected abuse
Participates in all staff meetings, and other meetings as
Records all pertinent information pertaining to the daily care
of residents, including weights, activities of daily living, intake
and output, and reports this information to charge nurse
The Certified Nursing Assistant observes and reports any needed
repairs or service for building or equipment to charge nurse.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to read, speak well and be understood clearly in the
Bilingual ability preferred
Education and Qualifications
Current California CNA certification
At least six months experience as a CNA in acute or long term
care setting of written reference from CNA program instructor
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
High school diploma or equivalent