Certified Nursing Assistant (Part-Time and PRN as needed)

Job Description

At Mercy Circle, a Certified Nursing Assistant provides quality nursing care to our residents in an environment that promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice and individuality.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing individual attention, which encourages each resident to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental and psychosocial well-being
  • Attending to the individual needs of residents, which may include assisting with grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communicating or other needs in keeping with the individual’s care requirements
  • Answering residents’ call bells promptly and courteously
  • Lifting, moving and transporting residents, using proper body mechanics or lifting devices to prevent accidents
  • Documenting actions by completing forms, reports, logs and records
  • Knowing individual care plan for residents and providing support to the residents according to their care plan
  • Contributing to the care planning process by providing the charge nurse or other care planning staff members with specific information and observations of the residents’ needs and preferences

Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant Certification
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Current Food Handler Certification
  • Previous experience in a senior living facility
  • Exceptional customer service skills and professionalism
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays

Benefits

Part-Time Employees
40+ hours per bi-weekly pay period

  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employer paid life insurance policy
  • 403b retirement plan with employer discretionary contribution and matching opportunities
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Paid time off for vacation and illness

Mercy Circle is an equal opportunity employer for all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability or genetics. Mercy Circle is a drug-free workplace. All job candidates undergo background checks before they can start working.

Please contact Careers@MercyCircle.org if you have any questions or would like assistance completing our application process.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid awards the top ranking, 5 stars for its overall rating and 5 stars for quality staffing to Mercy Circle. This not-for-profit provides the full continuum of care from an independent living lifestyle to skilled nursing care and has a no-entrance-fee policy.

Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Circle is the only faith-based retirement community on Chicago’s southwest side. Located at 3659 West 99th Street in Chicago, the campus features spacious residences at all levels of care, along with thoughtful amenities, life enrichment programs and social and friendship opportunities.