GALLATIN COUNTY CNA in BOZEMAN, Montana

CERTIFIED NURSES AIDE, GALLATIN REST HOMEFULL-TIME AND PART-TIMEThis position is located in the Gallatin Rest Home and is responsible for performing a variety of basic resident care services including assisting residents with grooming and hygiene, escorting residents, observing and recording eating habits, assisting residents with socialization and communication skills, and providing various other direct care services as assigned. This position reports to the Director of Nursing Services and does not supervise other employees. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This work requires knowledge of Rest Home guidelines and procedures, basic nursing skills, communication skills, and skill in the operation of specialized nursing home equipment (e.g., mechanical patient lifts, etc.). Must be of legal age to perform the duties of the job.EDUCATION: The required knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and (1) year of related experience. The position also requires state certification as a Nurse's Aide. Must be certified in Montana. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience in a similar capacity. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Work is performed in a nursing facility, involving risk of infection or exposure to bodily fluids, which requires special safety precautions. In addition, the work requires excessive standing, walking, and other physical exertion, including but not limited to reaching, kneeling, bending, twisting, squatting, pushing and pulling. Position must be able to safely and correctly use nursing facility devices such as gait belts and mechanical equipment for lifting, pulling and turning residents who may range in weight from less than 80 pounds to over 300 pounds. Position must also be able to lift 10 to 20 pounds frequently, 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and rarely lift 50 to 100 pounds.As a condition of hire, pre-employment drug testing may be done.NOTE: Must be willing to work in a smoke-free environment.Gallatin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:Gallatin County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or marital status. CLOSING DATE: POST UNTIL FILLEDLOCATION: Gallatin Rest Home, 1221 West DurstonSALARY: $15.25 hour + excellent benefits package.WORK HOURS: Full-Time and Part-Time shifts available: Hours to be discussed at interview. Must be willing to work various weekends.