Certified Nursing Asst in Burns, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burns, TN
  • Job Type:
    Nurses
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/15/2018

Job Description

Certified Nursing Assistant

7am - 7pm - 3-12 hour shifts = Full time benefits!

7pm to 7am -3 - 12 hour shifts = Full time benefits!

Mirror Lake Recovery Center has helped men and women reclaim their lives from addiction to alcohol and other drugs and find life-long recovery. Located on 75 scenic acres in Burns, Tennessee between Fairview and Dickson. This position of CNA requires a thorough understanding of facility’s treatment program and philosophy, working knowledge of various aspects of alcoholism, drug abuse, and dual diagnosis. This individual is a member of the nursing team providing professional level nursing care to patients. Assist the medical staff, nursing staff and pt’s., Maintain a safe environment for the pt’s, maintain a clean and healthy environment in the nursing station, able to identify a crisis and inform the appropriate dept. A current CNA certification is REQUIRED.

Assist the medical staff, nursing staff and pt’s., Maintain a safe environment for the pt’s, maintain a clean and healthy environment in the nursing station, able to identify a crisis and inform the appropriate dept., be responsible for maintaining an environment of stability and order while pt’s are in the med. line, assist nursing with vital signs, blood sugars and proper documentation in the chart of the vital signs.          

The function of Certified Nursing Assistant is to assist the professional staff by performing various patient care activities and  related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patient.

Responsibilities include:

  • Obtains vital signs on residents whose medical conditions warrants such monitoring. Obtains urine samples, weights,  and intake/output.

  • Regularly checks on patients insuring comfort, dignity and privacy.

  • Performs related CNA duties as assigned for efficient unit operation.

  • Cleans unit as assigned by Nursing Staff, including IV poles, wheelchair/carts.

  • Documents timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient's medical record;

  • Follows established policies, procedures and standards for patient care.

  • Communicate clearly and effectively to nurses, patients, families, guests and other members of the health care team.

Mirror Lake Recovery Center offers a competitive wage and benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision, life and  disability insurances, a voluntary 401(k) plan and a generous paid time off and extended sick leave plan.  Come and join us in making a difference for those with substance abuse issues.