Job Summary and Responsibilities
28hrs/week from 7am -3pm
30hrs/week from 7am-3pm/7am-11am
The primary responsibility of this position is to assist residents in Activities of Daily Living. This includes, but is not limited to, toileting, bathing, dressing, taking vital signs and assessing residents’ need for additional medical attention. Certified Nursing Assistants will also provide residents with reminders and cueing to take medications, under the careful supervision of the Nursing Coordinator. Certified Nursing Assistants will also participate in the recreation program, under the supervision of the Program Manager.
-Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
-A minimum of 2 yrs. direct service experience with the elderly.
-Knowledge of, and/or, 1 yr. of experience working with people with Alzheimer’s Disease and/or related disorders. Sensitivity to issues of aging.
-Ability to be flexible with scheduling and work assignments, as well as the ability to work as a team.
Hebrew SeniorLife is the largest provider of elder care in the Boston metropolitan area. Founded in 1903, Hebrew SeniorLife is an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a nonprofit, non-sectarian organization devoted to innovative gerontology and geriatric research , senior health care , long-term nursing home care , and Greater Boston senior housing communities that improve the lives of older adults. From independent living to assisted living , Hebrew SeniorLife provides retirement communities in Massachusetts that are designed to help older adults live healthy independent lives.