Professional Career Consultants

Kansas City
(913) 652-0900

Denver
(303) 998-0000

Iowa
(515) 274-9525

Quad Cities
(563) 594-6740

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) – Iowa & Illinois

Brief Summary:

 

Our Certified Nurse Aides (CNA) are on the front lines of patient cares.  Facilities couldn’t provide quality cares without dependable and caring CNAs. Do you pride yourself on providing quality patient cares? Apply today!


Equal Employment Opportunity

Details:

 

Reports To:

The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) works as staff in customer facilities. He/She functions under the direction, instruction and supervision of the Staff Nurse and the Director of Nursing and/or appropriate supervisor at the facility.  He/She reports to A-1 CAREERS for employment purposes.

 Qualifications: 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to read and write consistent with job requirements.
  • Completion of a basic aide training program consistent with state and federal requirements and for which a certificate was obtained.
  • Must provide current certification of CPR training.
  • Able to hear and speak in a manner understood by most people.
  • Able to successfully perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
  • Able to stoop and bend.
  • Able to assist patients with daily activities; such as bathing, walking and transfers.
  • Must be able to travel to prospective patients’ residences.
  • Must be able to lift, turn and transfer patients weighting up to 200 pounds.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Satisfactory performance on a competency evaluation and annual re-evaluation..
  • Completion of six months employment as a nurse’s aide in a hospital or health-related facility.
  • Has the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with the patient and the staff of A-1 CAREERS.
  • Reliable means of transportation.
  • Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background checks.

Responsibilities:

Tasks to be performed by a Certified Nurse Aide must be assigned by and performed under the supervision of a RN who will be responsible for the patient cared provided by the Certified Nurse Aide. Under no circumstances may a Certified Nurse Aide be assigned to receive or reduce any intravenous procedures, procedures involving the use of Levin’s tubes or Foley catheters or any other sterile or invasive procedures; other than rectal temperatures or enemas. Except as other wise noted, duties of the Certified Nurse Aide may include:

  • Helps the patient maintain good personal hygiene.
  • Assists in maintaining a healthful, safe environment.
  • Assist the patient with ambulating.
  • Assists with certain treatments as ordered by a physician and approved and supervised by a nurse.
  • Assists the therapy personnel as needed with rehabilitative processes.
  • Encourages the patient to become as independent as possible according to the nursing care plan.
  • Attempts to promote patient’s mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest.
  • Give simple emotional and psychological support to the patient and other members of the household.
  • Establishes a relationship with the patient that transmits trust and confidentiality.
  • Reports any change in the patient’s mental or physical condition to immediate supervisor, the staff nurse or to the aide supervisor.
  • Carries out assignments as instructed by the nurse or the paramedical team and reports to the nurse when unable to do so.
  • Performs routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the patient, as instructed by the professional nurse.
  • Attends in-services as required by state and federal regulations.
  • Confirms work schedule on a weekly basis.
  • Notifies the A-1 CAREERS office of absences due to illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods or special professional meetings which will affect agreed service.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kansas City/Corporate

7050 West 107th Street
Suite 120
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 652-0900

 

Denver

1660 S. Albion Street
Suite 719
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 998-0000

 

Iowa

8355 University Blvd
Suite H
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 274-9525

 

Quad Cities

2435 Kimberly Rd
Suite 205S
Bettendorf IA 52722
(563) 594-6740