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  • Provide assistance in self-help training and therapeutic treatments per treatment plan

  • Promote pro-social behaviors, observe and document behavior, medication, and progress

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides nursing assistant level of care to clients within an Intensive Medical Group Living Environment (IMGLE). CNA provides assistance to persons living in IMGLE in self-help training and therapeutic treatments per treatment plan. Assistance with ADLs, promotion of pro-social behaviors, observation and documentation of behavior, medication, and progress. IMGLE serves clients with complex medical care needs who are also diagnosed with a serious, persistent mental illness.

Responsibilities

A certified nursing assistant's (CNA) main role is to provide basic care to persons, as well as assist them in daily activities they might have trouble with on their own, such as bathing.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Bathe and dress patients;
  • Serve meals and help patients eat;
  • Take vital signs;
  • Turn or reposition patients who are bedridden;
  • Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors;
  • Provide and empty bedpans;
  • Lift patients into beds, wheelchairs, exam tables, etc.;
  • Answer patient calls;
  • Examine patients for bruises, blood in urine or other injuries/wounds;
  • Clean and sanitize patient areas;
  • Change bed sheets and restock rooms with necessary supplies.

Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED;
  • Completion of a state-approved Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification of training course (Must have Massachusetts Certification).
  • Ability to work as part of a team and multitask;
  • Good communication skills.

Must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles; Must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; Must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position; Must be flexible with hours to meet needs of Persons, Natural Supports, and ACCS Program that operates 24/7/365. Bilingual skills a plus.

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter

Date posted: 11/26/2018

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Deborah Kaluzny, ACCS Program Functional Manager (dkaluzny@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780

Program Information

The ACCS program will deliver evidence based interventions within the context of a standardized, clinically focused model to promote:

  • Active engagement and assertive outreach to prevent homelessness;
  • Clinical coverage 24/7/365 days a year
  • Consistent assessment and treatment planning
  • Risk assessment, crisis planning and prevention
  • Skill building and symptom management,
  • Behavioral and physical health monitoring and support
  • Addiction treatment support;
  • Family engagement;
  • Peer support and recovery coaching
  • Reduced reliance on emergency departments, hospitals and other institutional levels of care.

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.