Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA), Maryland

  • Rockville, MD
  • Permanent
  • Part-time
  • 2 months ago
  • Apply easily
Our company is a non-medical home care agency in Maryland. We pride ourselves in creating great matches for our clients and our caregivers. We send caregivers into client’s homes to provide assistance with Activities of Daily Living. We have experienced continuous growth and we attribute our sustained growth to the daily contributions of the remarkable individuals who make up our team.

We need experienced caregivers to provide services including: personal care, companionship, preparing meals, light housekeeping, errands, laundry, and more. Applicants with CNA or GNA license, valid driver's license and reliable means of transportation are highly preferred. Must be flexible to work any day and any shift.

Required Qualifications and Skills
  • Valid current Certified Nursing Assistant or Geriatric Nursing Assistant license.
  • Valid current CPR and First Aid certifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid current driver’s license and reliable personal transportation
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and understand directions in English
  • Physical ability to lift and transfer clients
  • Ability to contribute to a calm environment for the client and instill a confidence in Visiting Angels’
ability to meet the client’s needs
  • Enthusiasm for working with elderly and disabled people
  • Ability to work professionally, cooperatively, and effectively with others
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Attend required case conferences, continuing education, meetings, and in-services
  • Assist therapists in non-skilled treatments essential to the client
  • Assist with medications that are ordinarily self-administered in accordance with State guidelines
  • Prepare and serve normal meals for the client
  • Assist client with personal care, including eating, bathing, oral hygiene, toileting, and dressing
  • Assist client with ambulation, such as moving in and out of bed or wheelchair
  • Assist client with household chores essential to the client’s safety and care at home such as tidying,
dusting and vacuuming rooms used by client; washing client’s dishes; washing and changing sheets on
client’s bed; washing client’s personal laundry; listing needed supplies; shopping for items needed by
client.
  • Provide companionship and support to Visiting Angels’ clients
  • Properly document all services provided each shift and submit documentation in accordance with
Visiting Angels’ policies
  • Observe clients and report to supervisor unusual physical conditions and/or behavioral changes
  • Assess and report to supervisor any unsafe or abusive situation
  • Transport clients in accordance with Visiting Angels’ polices
  • Take blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration as directed by nurse
  • Comply with Visiting Angels’ employment policies
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor
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