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CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant – Western Slope Health Center – Placerville, CA

POSITION: The Certified Nurse Assistant provides nursing and nursing related services to residents consistent with each resident’s comprehensive resident assessment and plan of care. All resident care is provided in a manner that meets the resident’s physical, mental and psychosocial needs and enables the individual to attain or maintain the highest practicable level of functioning. The Certified Nurse Assistant maintains a “homelike” environment for the residents, protects and promotes resident rights and assists the person to maintain independence and control to the greatest extent possible.

LICENSE: Current CNA certification issued by the local Department of Health Services or proof of successful completion of an approved OBRA certification program from another state to submit for certification. No findings in the State Nurse Aide Registry concerning physical, mental and/or verbal abuse, neglect, mistreatment of residents or misappropriation of resident’s property. (The state registry must be the state issuing the certification).

EXPERIENCE: Prior experience giving personal care to impaired individuals in a health care setting preferred.


  • Language Skills: Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information, and to be easily understood through verbal communication in the English language.
  • Mathematical Skills: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, and volume.
  • Communication Skills: Must have exceptional communication and customer service skills, and be empathetic. Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, responsible parties, staff and outside resources and agencies.


  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and respect for, the rights, dignity and individuality of each resident in all interactions
  • Appreciate the importance of maintaining confidentiality of resident and facility information
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity at all times in the care and use of resident and facility property
  • Able to understand and follow written and verbal directions. Able effectively to communicate with staff members and residents through verbal and/or written means
  • Able to interact effectively with individuals who are cognitively and/or physically impaired
  • Knowledge of emergency and disaster procedures of facility. Able to locate nearest exit, to understand and respond to written or oral instruction in case of emergency
  • Sufficient mobility, and strength to move freely through the building, to assure resident safety at all times and to assist, transfer or otherwise move residents of facility out of danger in case of emergency
  • Demonstrate respect for co-workers and responds to needs of residents by complying with facility policies on attendance and punctuality and dress code. Able to arrive and to begin work on time
  • Working knowledge and ability to comply with facility policies and procedures for workplace safety including infection control procedures, application of standard precautions for blood borne pathogens, use of personal protective equipment and handling of hazardous materials
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize tasks/responsibilities and complete duties/projects within allotted time
  • Able to respond to change productively and to handle additional tasks/projects as assigned
  • Able to carry out the essential functions of this job (with or without reasonable accommodation) without posing specific, current risk of substantial harm to health and safety of self and others
  • Demonstrate competence in performing all services required of a nursing assistant including providing nursing and nursing-related services to individuals with cognitive impairments
  • Able to recognize changes in resident’s conditions as evidenced by physical symptoms, verbal expression or observation of change in mental or psychosocial status
  • Other duties as assigned

Please apply in person at:

Western Slope Health Center

3280 Washington Street

Placerville CA, 95667

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.50 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekends


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • CNA (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Employer type:

  • Non Profit

EMR Used:

  • Not listed / Other

Patient Type:

  • Adults
  • Geriatric


  • Nurses wear own scrubs

Relocation Assistance Provided:

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
  • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

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