(225) 306-0030

CNA / Certified Nursing Assistant (Memory Care Unit)

Abbeville, LA 70510
Full-time


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Maison du Monde Living Center, a 128-bed skilled nursing facility, is seeking experienced Certified Nursing Assistants with a passion for working with seniors in our memory care unit. Experience in long-term care and dementia-related disorders preferred.

Full-time positions available for 2p – 10p shift

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide compassionate care and assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, and other ADLs as needed to residents with dementia
  • Promote the residents’ highest levels of functioning encouraging independence focusing on remaining abilities
  • Observe residents for physical, cognitive, behavioral, and social changes and report to supervisors immediately
  • Supervises and participates in activities for residents on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Escorts residents both within the building and outside as needed
  • Assists with meal preparation, feeding and clean up as needed
  • Provide health care services, under the supervision of the appropriate professional staff, that assist the resident in the achievement of physical and emotional comfort

Job Requirements

  • Successful completion of a nursing assistant course that meets federal/state requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to and communicate with the geriatric population
  • Have an understanding of the stages of dementia and the unique needs of those dementia-related disorders and care required for each stage
  • Complete state mandated training for care of those with Alzheimer’s and dementia-related disorders
  • Able to follow oral and written instructions
  • Work as a team member responsibly and independently
  • Document/Record observations and activities
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Able to assess data reflecting the resident’s status and interpret the appropriate information
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers

Competitive Salary and Benefit Package. Qualified candidates, please forward a resume.

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