Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Office/Agency: 
Sisters of Mercy - Catherine's Residence Retirement Convent
Position Description: 

Catherine’s Residence Retirement Convent is seeking a full-time CNA on the evening shift (2:30 pm - 11:00 pm). We are a 48 bed retirement community for the Sisters of Mercy located in Frontenac, MO.

Duties would include but are not limited to:
• Checks and helps record vital signs and weights and reports results
• Observes and records conditions and reactions of residents
• Reports all changes, physical or mental, to the nurse
• Changes bed linens, washes and irons residents’ laundry
• Serves food for residents following special prescribed diets
• Assists residents in dressing, bathing and grooming
• Massages residents and applies preparations and treatments
• Accompanies ambulatory residents outside home
• Other duties as required

Requirements for the position include:
• High school diploma or GED required
• Valid CNA certification
• Current basic life support training
• Ability to cultivate effective working relationships with a broad range of employees and external contacts
• Solid computer skills
• At least 2 years of experience with gerontology

Preferred:
• Prior experience in a healthcare or religious organization strongly preferred
• Understanding and appreciation of the traditions and culture associated with the Sisters of Mercy
• Familiarity with the Catholic Church structures and teaching

Contact Details: 

To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to mercysearch@yahoo.com.