• Job Tracking ID: 512738-773545
  • Job Location: Bryant, AR
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: May 21, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • Reports To: Director of Nursing

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Job Description:

Position Summary


The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) position provides quality nursing care. This includes maintaining the comfort, privacy, and dignity of residents in the delivery of services to them. The CNA interacts with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment to ensure the highest quality of living.



Essential Job Duties


  2. Provides individualized attention to resident’s daily personal care needs, which may include grooming, bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, incontinence, and other needs in keeping with their care requirements.
  3. Assisting residents with lifts, moves and transports, using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention.
  4. Responding to inquiries relating to requests from residents, visitors and other personnel promptly and courteously within given time frames and established policy
  5. Adhering to assigned resident rotation daily to assist in needs and ensure cleanliness of the resident and resident rooms. This may include cleaning rooms and/or laundering.
  6. Is knowledgeable of the individualized care plan for residents, and provides support to the residents according to their care plan. Contributes to the care planning process by providing the charge nurse or other care planning staff with specific information and observations of the residents’: needs and preferences.
  7. Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with the residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors promoting a homelike environment.
  8. Fully understands all aspects of residents’: rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse. Is responsible for promptly reporting to the charge nurse or administrative staff incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents’: rights.
  9. Performs all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures, including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated and proper disposal of soiled materials. Also providing care that maintains each resident’s skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears and other damage by changing incontinent residents, turning, repositioning immobile residents and by applying moisturizers to fragile skin and other areas.
  10. Performs various tasks assigned by the charge nurse, including checking vital signs, weighing residents, applying creams/ointments and collecting specimens.

Experience and Skills:



  1. High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) is required.
  2. Certified Nursing Assistant Certification required
  3. Completion of Nursing Assistant Competency Evaluation Program for Long Term Care Facility preferred.
  4. Must meet all healthcare requirements, including Tuberculosis skin test
  5. Must be in positive standing with all healthcare agencies, including the Employment Clearance Registry and Adult Maltreatment Registry
  6. Assisted Living Facility experience preferred.



Physical Demands:


This position may require frequent standing/walking, bending/stooping, lifting/handling, pushing/pulling and occasional carrying. Weights may vary from 70 to 300 pounds and the frequency of treatments may vary from resident to resident. Occasionally the feet and legs are used in the motion to release and lock brakes of wheelchairs and beds.