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Lamp Community ends homelessness of Los Angeles' most vulnerable individuals, primarily adults with mental illness, through a
continuum of services and housing, enabling them to reach their highest level of self-sufficiency and community integration.
CNA – ON-CALL
The CNA-Caretaker assists the professional staff by performing various resident care activities and related
nonprofessional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the residents. Responsible for the
delivery of resident care (baths, personal grooming, feeding) as directed by the RN or NP.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide personal care assistance to residents as directed (bathing, grooming, feeding, and toileting)
2. Administer complete and partial resident baths, including bath, oral care, dentures, Foley care, hair/nail care,
shaving, bed making, and cleaning of utensils used
3. Assist in toileting needs of residents, record outputs accurately, empty drainage collection devices, and complete
documentation of BM Book, toileting scheduling, Rehab, and nourishments
4. Follow facility protocol for admission documentation
5. HIPAA Competency – Protect residents’ privacy by insuring resident protected health information (PHI) is not
left unattended or open
6. Prepare resident for meals; serve and collects trays, assist in setting up and feeding residents; serve water and
nourishments when indicated
7. Complete meal assessment sheet and record oral intakes accurately
8. Help transfer, lift, raise, and turn residents; utilize proper lifting and body mechanics and appropriate transfer
devise to prevent personal injury
9. Recognize and identify limitation in providing care and seeks help from appropriate staff
10. Obtain temperature on residents whose medical conditions warrants such monitoring; obtains urine samples,
weights, intake/output whenever necessary
11. Regularly check on residents to insure comfort, dignity and privacy; report accurate results to achieve the best
possible resident care
12. Memorize and implement infection control policies
13. Prepare resident room for admission; provide resident orientation to room and admission pack supplies; assist
resident with dressing as indicated
14. Assist nurse with various duties as directed, e.g., removing and replacing TEDS, reapplication of oxygen,
application of specialty mattresses, turning and positioning immobile residents every two hours, etc.
15. Assist discharged resident with dressing and packing; clean room of supplies/linen prior to terminal cleaning by
housekeeping
16. Maintain and improve resident optimal level of functioning and nursing rehabilitation
17. Recognize changes in resident’s condition and ask appropriate questions to clarify the situation; report changes to
superiors
18. Clean each unit weekly and as assigned, including IV poles, ice bucked/ladle, and wheelchair/carts
19. Deliver supplies to resident rooms; maintain resident rooms in a neat, orderly, and clutter free environment
QUALIFICATIONS
1. Current, unrestricted CNA license/registration
2. CNA licensure/registration in California
3. Minimum one year experience as CNA
4. Current, valid California Driver’s with an acceptable driving record and reliable vehicle
5. Able to transport members in your vehicle
6. Able to read, understand, and follow individual resident care plans
7. Able to lift, transfer, and transport residents in wheelchair, bed or care, etc.
8. Able to obtain and record resident’s temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, intake/output, and assist with
specimen collection (urinalysis, etc.)
9. Able to assist with post mortem care
10. Able to meet all health, compliance and competency requirements
11. Detail oriented with effective time management, organizational, written, verbal, and computer skills
12. Knowledge of infection control procedures, including proper hand washing techniques, contact with blood spills,
and standard precautions
13. Experience completing medication logs to accepted industry standards
14. Able to obtain and maintain CPR/1st Aid certification
15. Minimum 30 WPM typing speed preferred
16. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
Lamp is located in the Skid Row area of downtown and offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. We conform to all the laws,
statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women,
minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally
or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any
complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
Apply with salary history, cover letter, and resume via email to
[email protected]
Or
Please send salary history, cover letter, and resume to:
Lamp Community, Human Resources
526 San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Web: lampcommunity.org
Fax: 323-940-4759
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