The Lead Certified Nursing Assistant position will be based in Newport News!!
Works under the supervision of Clinical Manager in coordinating/ scheduling client care for private care services as well as assisting with office administrative tasks. The Lead C. N. A. also acts as a mentor to other care staff and provides client care when needed due to staffing needs. The Lead C. N. A. may provide personal care comfort measures and environmental services of the clients(including those needing special precautions) and performs specified treatments. In addition this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and provide the care needed as described according to the departmental policy and procedure. Promotes and maintains safe work environment for staff as well as our customers incorporating national patient safety initiatives. The Lead Certified Nursing Assistant (C. N. A. ) may be required to work weekends and holidays as needed. Will perform other duties as assigned.
Riverside Home Care provides the trained staff and complete array of specialized services to help you maintain your safety and independence, and we do it in the comfort of your very own home. Riverside Home Care offers home health, usually provided to individuals recovering from an illness, surgery or hospital stay, and short- or long-term in-home private care for assistance with everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning.
Education: Holds a certificate of completion from an approved nurse aide training program and be registered by the Virginia Department of Health Professions as a certified nurse aide or B) Hold a certificate of completion from an approved nurse aide training with certification from another state with eligibility for endorsement by the Virginia Department of Health Professions or C) Be successfully enrolled in a nursing education program preparing for registered nurse or practical nurse licensure and have currently completed at least one nursing course that includes clinical experience involving direct client care.
Experience: Years of Service: 1 year experience working with the elderly required. Computer experience required. Experience in office administration, customer service skills and staffing/scheduling experience preferred.
Certification: Active Certified Nursing Assistant Licensure required. CPR required.