BREWSTER VILLAGE-OUTAGAMIE COUNTY CNA - Nursing Assistant in APPLETON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Supports person-directed living through providing villager care while utilizing care plans, nursing orders, and villager choice. Provides villager care and assistance with daily routines (to include assistance and support with personal hygiene, mobility, and eating, as needed and identified in care plans) while maintaining each individuals highest level of function. Encourages villagers to maintain their identity, independence, and effective interpersonal relationships. Promotes, attends and participates in life enrichment. Seeks villager input on life enrichment based on villager choice which provides meaningful ways to spend time such as recreation, exercise, relationship building, and fun. Attends neighborhood and household meetings (i.e., household council meetings, community circles, huddles) and care conferences. Maintains a safe, comfortable, and functional environment by assessing the household for potential hazards, implements practices utilizing appropriate techniques regarding sanitation, infection control, fire safety, disaster preparedness and emergency care. Promotes empowerment of the team in providing person-directed living by providing leadership and vision to the household and serving as a role model. Participates in team problem solving. Participates in Quality Improvement and that appropriate follow up is taken to assure quality outcomes. Participates on quality assurance/performance improvement committees as delegated. Successfully completes a minimum of 12 hours of in-service per year and additional education as required. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: "Best of the Valley" in Senior Living for six consecutive years! Brewster Village is looking for dedicated and compassionate caregivers who want to work in a team-based environment, where Person Directed Living is our top priority. Post offer requirements include successful completion of a physical screen. Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing care, mental illness, developmental disabilities, geriatrics. Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to adhere to goals, policies, and procedures of the Department, Brewster Village and the Outagamie County Work Rules and Terms of Employment. Demonstrated ability to comply with appropriate safety regulations. Ability to use and interpret thermometers, sphygmomanometers, stethoscopes and other basic medical equipment. Ability to work semi-independently making sound decisions using good judgment. Demonstrated reliability in attendance and flexibility of work hours. Ability to organize and schedule work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers. Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position as specified on the attached "Employer's Statement of Job Requirements," understanding and utilizing proper body mechanics. Ability to communicate with villagers, co-workers, and general public clearly and respectfully. Demonstrated sensitivity to the particular challenges villagers face in terms of communicating their needs and preferences. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/outagamie