The Sisters of Charity of New York seek a full-time Certified Nursing Assistant to work at Mount Saint Vincent Convent, a 60-room retirement home in Bronx, New York, from 11 pm to 7 am.  The Convent provides assisted living services to retired Sisters of the Congregation.

 General Duties

  • Assist Sisters with daily hygiene and personal care needs, including but not limited to bathing, oral, skin, hair and nail care and dressing.
  • Obtain and record Sisters’ vital signs, temperature and weight and report anything unusual to Director of Nursing.
  • Notify Director of Nursing of any observable change in Sisters’ condition.
  • Assist Sisters with ambulation and other exercise depending on capability of resident.
  • Respond to call bells promptly.
  • Plate and deliver meals to Sisters, when needed.
  • Interact with Sisters who are at various levels of cognition, with respect, compassion and kindness to enhance quality of life for the Sisters.
  • Accompany Sisters to doctor appointments and/or emergency room, when requested.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly environment; change linen, make beds, straighten rooms, put away laundry.
  • Contribute to and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, respect and a calm environment throughout the convent.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with safety procedures and infection control procedures.
  • Attends and participates in required meetings and/or in-service training.
  • Maintains harmonious relationship with unit and co-workers, providing support and assistance to co-workers to ensure quality resident care.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Commitment to the Mission of the Sisters of Charity and to the elderly.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate in current and good standing with the NYS Registry.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safer performance of assigned duties.
  • Ability to work a rotating work schedule that may include weekends.

 

Please send resume to hrinfo@scny.org no later than September 13, 2019

 

August 2019