CNA – Residential Homes

Horizon Healthcare Staffing
August 31, 2016
Job Type


Horizon Healthcare Staffing is looking for CNAs to work in Suffolk County, New York within residential homes. The CNA will be working with special needs population / developmentally disabled. Certified Nursing Assistants enable patients to stay in their homes by providing health and personal services; supporting patients and their families.

Job Details:

  • Suffolk County residential homes
  • Full time (40 hours per week) with overtime available
  • Shifts include 6am-3pm, 3pm-12am, or 12am-9am
  • Sunday through Wednesday or Tuesday through Saturday shifts are available
  • $12-$13 / hour
  • Must be a driver


Job Duties / Responsibilities: 

  • Asseses patient condition by monitoring vital signs; recording intake and output; reviewing patient care journal; keeping family informed.
  • Administers treatments by dispensing medications; changing bandages; administering oxygen; maintaining oxygen supply and equipment.
  • Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying agency nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.
  • Helps patients care for themselves by introducing and teaching assisted living techniques, such as using a cane or walker, using special utensils to eat, using special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene needs.
  • Helps family members care for the patient by introducing and teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; putting the family in contact with resources for additional home care help; directing them to medicare reimbursement approaches for hospital beds, portable toilets, canes, walkers, lift-chairs, wheelchairs, etc.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment; changing linens, dusting, vacuuming; maintaining kitchen and bathroom facilities, handling personal laundry; maintaining security.
  • Provides nutritious meals by following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards; preparing, cooking, and serving meals and snacks.
  • Maintains continuity of patient home care by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs in the patient journal for the next caregiver.


Job Requirements:

  • Licensed CNA in New York
  • Must be able to drive and have own form of transportation
  • High school diploma / GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • At least 6 months experience working with developmentally disabled population
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