Elderwood Certified Nursing Assistant in Amherst, New York


Requisition ID 2018-3340

# of Openings 1

Posted Date 2018-03-13

Area of Interest Nursing

Company Elderwood

Location US-NY-Amherst

Position Type Regular Part-Time

Shift PT 10P-6A 3x/wk EOW (RR)


Certified nursing assistants provide personal and nursing care to meet the physical and emotional needs of residents in Elderwood skilled nursing facilities. They are under the direction of a licensed nurse. State specific certification is required. SHIFTS: 10P-6A 3x/wk EOW (RR)


  • * Direct and monitor the personal care duties carried out by Nursing Assistants of an assigned team.

  • * Report to Charge Nurse unusual symptoms, daily needs and progress of residents.

  • * Notify Charge Nurse of changes in residents' conditions or needs

  • * Follow the Profile of Care for each resident and monitor the performance of the Nursing Assistants in carrying out the appropriate aspects of the care plan.

  • * Responsible for responding immediately to residents' requests.

  • * Assist residents with the following Activities of Daily Living (ADL), according to their plan of care and individual needs.


  • * Eighteen (18) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • * Registration in the State Nurse Aide Registry is required. Active on the State Nursing Aide Registry with no findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment or misappropriation of property.

  • * Training and work experience in a geriatric setting preferred.

  • * Ability to supervise and work well with other personnel

  • * Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing

  • * Caring and respectful attitude towards residents

  • * Physical stamina for constant activity required.

  • * Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.