Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Resources for Human Development ( Learn More )

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Job Description

RHD Montrose Drive is a residential facility for adults with chronic mental illness. We are looking for patient, dedicated, reliable candidates who enjoy helping people.  RHD Montrose Drive is seeking part-time and on-call Certified Nursing Assistants.


  • Performs tasks in a manner that upholds the Values of RHD
  • Interacts with consumers in a manner that reflects compassion and understanding.
  • Interacts with peers, supervisors and the community in a manner that reflects a respectful, mature and professionaloutlook
  • Interacts with consumers in a manner that is not confrontational or argumentative
  • Interacts with consumers in a manner that is respectful of the consumer’s ability to make his or her own decisions, while also managing the responsibility of the program
  • Performs tasks in support of the physical and mental well-being of the consumers
  • Provides consumers with supervision, support and assistance with all activities of daily living including but not limited to:
  • Walking/ambulating
  • Lifting/turning/transferring
  • personal hygiene tasks such as toileting, bathing, showering, shaving, oral hygiene, nail care
  • Preparing and serving meals, assisting with feeding if necessary.
  • Laundry
  • Dressing
  • Housekeeping
  • Community outings and appointments
  • Supports the ongoing health of consumers by assisting with self-administration of medication, administering enemas, douches, nonsterile dressings, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths
  • Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information
  • Observes skin, behavior, general condition for changes; reports changes to RN immediately;
  • Completes all documentation as requested
  • Facilitates psychoeducational groups  
  • Performs tasks to assure that program is in compliance with the policies and regulations of RHD, LTCRP, DSAMH, AND CARF
  • Renews on time and provides documentation of all items required for ongoing employment
  • Provides services in a manner consistent with the Rights of Clients as outlined by Delaware Code, Section 1121, entitled Patient’s Rights
  • Performs tasks in the support of the well-being of RHD Delaware Mental Health Group Homes
  • Spends time on shift actively engaging consumers in growth activities, skill building activities or other purposeful activities
  • Communicates with peers throughout shift with regards to needs of consumers and tasks to be completed on shift
  • Works effectivelyand cooperatively as part of a team
  • Completes tasks on shift in a self-motivated manner
  • Communicates with on call staff regarding urgent programmatic issues
  • Participates in maintaining the cleanliness and order of the physical property
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills
  • Displays a positive attitude toward the job and tasks of the job
  • Takes initiative to address items that need repair or attention at job site
  • Follows policies and protocols aimed at ensuring the safety, well-being and growth of consumers
  • Participates in supervision with the Resident Manager/Unit Director for the purpose of ongoing professional development
  • Maintains a valid driver’s license
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current Delaware CNA Certification
  • 2 years of experience as a CNA
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Previous experience working with adults with chronic mental illness preferred
  • Current driver’s license
  • Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, and veteran or disability status.

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