Job Description


Homer, AK

Casual

Work Hours: Variable

5/11/2018

  POSITION PURPOSE
Member of the LTC Facility health team functioning as a CNA II to provide direct assistance/personal care, including exercises and meals, to residents under the direction of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Practical Nurse.  The CNA II strives to assist residents to maintain and/or regain their optimal state of health and self-care, and to provide dignity and comfort.  The LTC CNA II may be required to provide nursing care in other nursing departments of the facility to meet resident/patient care needs.
 
PRACTICING EXCELLENCE:
Providing quality care while safeguarding resident rights are two goals for the LTC health team.  To meet these goals for the residents, all staff integrates the following LTC core values in the care they provide to our residents in order to practice “Excellence”:
            *Compassion/Patience                       *Flexibility
            *Gentleness                                         *Happiness/Joy
            *Respect/Honesty                                *Responsibility/Trustworthiness

 KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:  
 

  1. Must be at least eighteen (18) years old.
  2. Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  3. Must have successfully completed a Certified Nurse Aide class, be certified by the State of Alaska and maintain this certification.
  4. Must keep current with CEU credits as required by the State of Alaska.
  5. Maintains BLS certification.
  6. Speaking, listening and basic writing skills required to effectively communicate with others and to document care provided.  Ability to complete computer documentation is required.
  7. Must complete general and CNA orientation for Long Term Care.


ENVIRONMENT:
Pursue the career of your dreams in scenic Homer, Alaska located on the southern Kenai Peninsula! We invite you to join our team of professionals at South Peninsula Hospital. As the largest employer in the community, we offer an extraordinary work/life balance, as well as competitive pay and benefits. Our employees enjoy a rewarding career with astounding opportunities for growth, and the ability to explore the natural habitat and beauty of Alaska. 

You will be captivated by Homer, a small, charming seaside community surrounded by gorgeous and bountiful mountains, beaches, glaciers, sea life, wildlife, amazing fishing, and breathtaking views of Kachemak Bay. You will also be impressed with the surrounding schools, museums, art galleries, fine dining options, and seaside accommodations.

Let your next adventure take you to Homer, Alaska, long known as the “Halibut Fishing Capital of the World.” You will absolutely love it here!  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.

 

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