C.N.A. SAPP | Gainesville | 39773 | 6.19

Location: Gainesville, FL

Salary Range : $13.50/hour

Part Time

This is a professional position providing monitoring and supervision of patients in a specialized residential substance treatment program serving clients with infections requiring PICC line antibiotics. The CNA will be providing services and monitoring during the hours of 11 PM - 7 AM.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have current CNA in good standing.  Preference given to candidate with experience working with substance abuse or mental health population.

Driver Requirement:

None for 11p-7a shift

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

1.  Monitor patients on the SAPP unit by completing room checks, taking vitals as prescribed and assisting with medications as needed.

2.  Report all medical concerns to Nursing Staff, Physician and Director.

3.  Obtain emergency medical help as needed.

4.  Participate in continuing education activities, remaining knowledgeable in areas related to the focus of the residential program

5.  Attend meetings as appropriate and meet regularly with supervisor and peers to exchange pertinent information and to receive supervision

6.  Maintain client and program records in accordance with applicable standards and regulations

7.  Interact appropriately with any and all visitors, family members, and care providers of residents

8.  Assist with inventory and general maintenance of supplies, facilities and equipment

9.  Interact with clients in a confidential, therapeutic, and responsible manner maintaining a high level of ethical conduct

10.  Manage crisis and emergency situations involving residents

11.  Transport residents to and from appointments as needed.

12.  Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Be empathetic
  • Team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Energetic
  • Creative
  • Represent yourself as a positive role model.
  • Knowledge of substance abuse/addiction issues or related work experience would be beneficial

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demand:

  • Significant amounts of walking and standing are required in monitoring of residents
  • Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear, and smell continually.  Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch occasionally.
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine.  Distance and peripheral vision needed for driving and monitoring of residents.
  • Work environment is indoors and climate controlled. 
  • Must be awake on all shifts - no sleeping