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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Company: Right at Home-Oak Harbor
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Right at Home-Oak Harbor - Pay and Benefits:
We believe that our Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) are the heart of our business. Without you, we couldn't build meaningful relationships with our clients, put a smile on their faces or be the highlight of their day. It is hard to put a price on helping others but we know how important you are and value the impact you would make day in and day out for our clients. In taking this position, you would receive: -

Competitive pay $18-$20/hr (Pay may vary by location, level of training and type of shift)
Flexible schedules (Shifts can be arranged to fit your schedule)
Medical benefits, including vision and dental (Medical benefits availability is determined by individual franchises)
401 (k) retirement plan
Daily or Bi-Weekly pay
Mobile clock in/out
Work close to home (Serve seniors in your own community)
Paid travel time in between clients and paid mileage -
Extremely positive work environment -
Access to leadership -
Recognition, celebrations and great team interactions! -
Ongoing PAID training and development

Federal and State Legislated Benefits

Employer paid Federal unemployment tax (FUTA)
Employer's contribution to Paid Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
Employer's contribution to WA Unemployment Tax
Paid Sick Leave (we provide PTO that can be used for any reason)
Employer's share of Workers' Compensation Insurance.

Even more benefits!

Holiday Pay - Time and a half for company holidays - New Year's Eve (after 3pm), New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve (after 3pm), and Christmas Day.
Paid Time off - Accumulates at the rate of 2 weeks per year prorated on a 40 hours/week basis. PTO accrual rate increases after 2 years of longevity.
Paid training (up to 3 hours per quarter as directed) - Paid at minimum wage.
Peer-to-Peer Training - Worksite training where you may be asked to shadow an established caregiver while they work their shift. Paid at minimum wage.
Reliability Reward of $1 per hour worked, subject to conditions.
Retirement plan with a contribution match of up to 3% of the employee's total income. Eligible at the beginning of the calendar year following the initial date of employment.
Paid travel time at the rate of Minimum Wage in between shifts that occur on the same day.
Mileage reimbursement when using your personal vehicle while on shift with a client. Paid at $0.625/mile.
Travel Allowance - available when asked to travel outside of your standard work area (30 minutes/miles from your home).
Client referral bonuses - Refer a client to use Right at Home's services and receive a bonus of up to $400. $200 to be paid out after the client has used 40 hours of service. $200 additional to be paid out when they have used 120 hours of service.
Care Associate referral bonuses - Refer a Care Associate to work with Right at Home and receive a bonus of up to $200. $100 to be paid after completion of the first shift. $100 additional to be paid after completion of 90 days of employment.
The confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offered by PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center provides short-term counseling and referrals for employees and their family members.
Earn While You Learn Program - we'll cover the costs of your skills upgrade if you work a qualifying amount of hours. If you are interested in becoming a Certified Caregiver.
Short Order Shifts (SOS) - Earn an additional $1/hour when you accept a shift with less than 24 business hours' notice.
On-Call Caregiver - Pick up an on-call shift and get paid for keeping your phone on you and being ready to deploy to callouts and last-minute shifts that come up. Paid at a rate of $45/24-hour period (prorated).
Recognition programs.

Your local office may offer you a variety of initial and ongoing career training opportunities to help you grow your skills. This could include but not limited to: -

A ""library"" of senior care reference materials and resources in the office and online
On-the-job training for unique client situations

Make a difference, develop meaningful relationships, and meet new people. Give back to those who need you most (our clients need you now more than ever before!)
What You'll Do and Who You Are:
Your training will teach you everything you need to know to succeed on the job. But there are a few character traits you should have from the get-go. We have a great work culture at Right at Home and look for people with a similar mindset:
You're the honest, likable, energetic, and approachable type, and are able to get along and verbally communicate easily with people at all levels. You listen well, have great decision-making skills, and are passionate about your customer focus. You're never short of a smile and take real pride in your work by being resourceful, accountable, and adaptable and you cope well under pressure, take initiative and thrive on a challenge. Integrity is one of your core values as you do not ethically cut corners. You make a great first impression as you are professional and kind in your demeanor and approach.
You don't mind getting a little dirty --- this could include (but is not limited to) assisting the patient with activities of daily living such as providing assistance with personal hygiene (toileting, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair), ambulation, eating, dressing, shaving, light housekeeping, and other household chores. -

You don't have to be a gourmet chef but you can prepare a good meal and work your way around a kitchen. -

You are able to perform other assigned activities which are taught by a nurse, for a specific patient, which includes but is not limited to:

Assisting with the use of devices for aid in daily living (cane, walker, wheelchair or lift device)
Assisting with self-administered simple urine tests for sugar acetone or albumin (may not interpret results)
Measuring and preparing special diets
Measuring intake and output
Taking vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure)
Application of an external (condom-type) catheter
Assisting with the application of an arm sling, arm splint or leg splint

Must Haves: -

Six months experience as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in health care (in homes or facilities) and successful completion of a State approved Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) course is preferred. -
Must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick, and the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job
A current CPR Certificate is recommended
Meets the requirements for employees providing direct patient care
Read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job
Have a valid driver's license and use of an insured automobile for work or access to adequate transportation -
Reside in the Bellingham area.

Why Right at Home? We truly believe that where you work matters, and as a company that believes in improving the lives of those we serve, we think we know a thing or two about what makes our employees happy. Here is what our employees say about us: "They go above and beyond the call of duty." Lynne Sweatt"They have given me the work that I expected as I expected it." David Perez Martin

Keywords: Right at Home-Oak Harbor, Bellingham , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Healthcare , Bellingham, Washington

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