Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Cottage Grove Place

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare $14.00 to $15.00 hourly

The Certified Nursing Assistant will provide direct resident care under the supervision of a licensed nurse and maintain a clean, orderly and safe environment for all residents, with emphasis on activities of daily living and restoration of a higher level of function.


  • Follow Resident plan of care under supervision and direction of a RN/LPN.
  • Keep charge nurse informed of all relevant resident information through close observation.
  • Attend monthly in-service training and education sessions, as assigned to maintain continued employment.
  • Contributes to a positive, healthy and safe work environment.
  • Required to fulfill mandate schedule and overtime hours as requested.


Full Time Openings:

  • 1st Shift (6:00am – 2:00pm)
  • 2nd Shift (2:00pm – 10:00pm)
  • 3rd Shift (10:00pm – 6:00am)


Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program.
  • Currently registered on the State of Iowa Nurse Aide Registry.
  • Ability to work with sensitive/confidential material.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background screen.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in health care and geriatric care.
  • Currently CPR certified.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time for up to 90% of the work day.
  • Demonstrate physical dexterity in moving, bending, stooping and pulling for up to 90% of the work day.
  • Able to move promptly, especially in emergency situations.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to fifty-one (51) pounds and assist in moving a resident.
  • Must be able to transport residents via wheelchair or shower chair, pushing up to 150 pounds, unassisted.
  • Must be able to transfer, lift, turn and position a resident weighing up to 125 pounds, unassisted, or with the assistance of one for a resident weighting over 125 pounds.
  • Resident-lifting tasks, the maximum recommended weight limit is thirty-five (35) pounds, but even less when the task is performed under less than ideal circumstances.
  • Must be able to wear protective gloves to guard against exposure to body fluids and cleaning agents.
  • Must be able to distinguish appropriate body fluids and food temperatures.
  • May be subject to offensive odors and combative behavior.
  • Requires manual coordination to operate computer and other business equipment such as fax machine, phone, copier and touchscreen monitor.
  • Normal vision and hearing required.
  • Must be able to function efficiently despite distractions and interruptions.
  • Communicates orally and/or in writing with residents, coworkers, families and public.
  • Possible contact with needles and other sharp objects.
Job Benefits:

Full Time offerings includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life STD, LTD, Medical and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b), Holiday Pay, Vacation Time, Sick Time, Personal Time, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Mount Mercy University Corporate Educational Partnership.

COVID-19 Precautions:

Social distancing measure are taken and face masks are required. Temperatures are taken at the beginning of each day for all personnel; this includes new hires.

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Cottage Grove Place

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2115 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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2115 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Job ID: 74156

Posted 11 days ago

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