Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

$21.00 - $24.00 hourly
  • The Terraces at Los Altos/HumanGood
  • Sep 13, 2021
Full time, Part time Health Care / Medical

Job Description

Under general supervision, actively incorporates our “Philosophy for Person-Directed Care.” Develops awareness of residents’ interests and needs, and assists residents to maximize their independence and participation. Provide exemplary care to residents ranging from basic needs, to activities of daily living, to recreational activities. Creates a safe environment in which to provide resident care. Duties and assignments may be adjusted at the discretion of the Director of Nursing Services and/or designee.

Work Duties

  • Actively engages residents in participation in daily activities which are part of resident’s rhythm of daily life (including desired hygiene, grooming, and mobility);
  • Will be proactive in organizing residents’ care and alerting the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to needed changes in resident’s plan of care;
  • Will take initiative in identifying the resident’s needs, wants, and preferences; and encourage autonomy of residents in decision-making;
  • Will participate in planned and unplanned activities and/or appointments with residents (including care plan meetings);
  • Work in collaboration to ensure each resident has the necessary supplies, equipment, materials, and recourses to continue to pursue interests individually, or in cooperation with others;
  • Will contribute to creating a home environment in each community;
  • Performs dining and light housekeeping tasks as required;
  • Ability to comprehend and correctly use a variety of informational documents including (paper and electronic) flow sheets, memos, correspondence, and other reports and records;
  • Accurately reports unusual symptoms and problems of residents to supervisor;
  • Assists with emergencies and safety instruction for residents such as fire drills, etc;
  • Answers the telephone and assists visitors as needed;
  • Conducts work tasks safely and in compliance with the safety program;
  • Provides effective and courteous service to all residents, family members, guests, and team members; is clear in communication and handles conflicts appropriately;
  • Attends and actively participates in in-service training and meetings as scheduled and incorporates training received into daily work;
  • Participates in move-in and move-out procedures;
  • Assists Licensed Nurses and other IDT members as needed;
  • Maintains daily records consistent with regulations;
  • Promotes and protects the rights of each resident;
  • Performs other related essential duties as required;



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant Program meeting state requirements


  • Minimum of one year experience preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • CNA or NAC 
  • CPR
  • First Aid 
  • COVID-19 Vaccination 

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