Certified Nursing Aide (CNA)

Nursing Wichita, Kansas


Description

Position at Axiom Healthcare Services

Axiom Healthcare Services is always looking to hire great people just like you!

We are a senior healthcare services center that assists our facilities in employing people in the Wichita, Denver, and Kansas City areas. At Axiom, we focus on hiring and retaining our amazing employees, as we know that we could not be successful without you. We live by the mission of “improving lives, exceeding expectations.” We don’t just apply this mission to how we treat our patients and residents, but how we treat our employees.

Our facilities are award-winning. Many of our skilled nursing facilities have achieved a 5-Star CMS rating from Medicare/Medicaid, the 2017 KHCA/NCAL Bronze Award, the 2018 KHCA/NCAL Silver Award, the 2017 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best for Extended Care, and have a U.S. News Top Rating for Nursing Homes in America. These are the communities we serve:

  • Avita Senior Living at Rolling Hills (Wichita, KS; Assisted Living)
  • Derby Assisted Living (Derby, KS; Assisted Living)
  • Derby Health & Rehabilitation (Derby, KS; Skilled Nursing)
  • Family Health & Rehab (Wichita, KS; Skilled Nursing)
  • Flatirons Health & Rehab (Louisville, CO; Skilled Nursing)
  • Nottingham Health & Rehabilitation (Olathe, KS; Skilled Nursing)
  • Reeds Cove Health & Rehabilitation (Wichita, KS; Skilled Nursing)
  • St. Anthony’s Senior Care Hospitals (Wichita & Olathe, KS; Geriatric Behavioral Health Hospitals)

Apply today to become a part of our pipeline of applicants and help us change the lives of our patients and residents in our communities!

Job Description

The CNA provides direct care to hospital patients. This direct care includes: feeding, hydrating, toileting, transferring, ambulating, grooming, positioning, range of motion, restorative nursing tasks, activities, passing room trays and snacks, pouring beverages, removing dirty dishes from the table. As a CNA, you will also be attentive and emotionally supportive of patients and their families. The ideal candidate will value hard work and good working relationships, be organized, have great time management skills, and show compassion. You will report to the Director of Nursing (DON), and the hospital CEO.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a registered nurse
  • Record all care information concisely and in a timely manner
  • Help provide nutrition to patients by: passing ice, providing snacks, setting the dining room tables, pouring drinks, sitting down with patients to eat, clearing the dining room tables after meals and cleaning them.
  • Help clean the common areas, including the living room and dining area, laundry room, nurse station and other areas.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide feedback to the supervising RN regarding changes in the medical or behavioral changes
  • Help patients improve their coping abilities
  • Ensure the compliance to infection prevention and control procedures
  • Assist to maintain staff and patient safety when engaging in crisis intervention
  • Utilize the least restrictive interventions
  • Assist with psychosocial groups and activities; provide setup, encouragement, transportation, and direct involvement for activities specific to the patients’ interests

Qualifications:

  • Current state Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) certification; in acceptable standing with the Nurse Aide Registry
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • 2+ years of experience is preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Healthcare environment
  • May require standing up or walking for up to 90% of the time
  • Required to use assistance when attempting to assist, lift or carry objects over 25 lbs.