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Certified Nursing Assistant II (CNA II) - Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in La Grange, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 9/5/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Looking to make a difference?

Bring your compassion and dependability to work with our devoted home healthcare team!

At RHA, you can truly make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

RHA Howell is looking for a personable, energetic and dedicated Certified Nursing Assistant II (CNA II) to join our home caregiver team.

The nature of the role by design is not glamorous, can be difficult at times and requires hard work but the reward is immeasurable!

This is a highly rewarding entry-level role.  Our CNA IIs are responsible for providing prescribed medical treatment and personal care and services to persons with disabilities in residential homes and/or vocational centers for a single location of business.  

RHA Howell's Certified Nursing Assistant IIs will directly assist the nursing staff within the scope of practice approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Works directly under the supervision of the nursing staff performing Board approved duties.
  • Maintains work area as neat, orderly, efficient and safe working area.

  • Keeps nursing staff informed of any changing in service users’ status.

  • Keeps Director of Nursing and/or Charge Nurse/Team Leader informed of any difficulties in performing duties.

  • Observes service users’ needs and reports as needed.

  • Participates in the Quality Assurance Assessment system; Mealtime Assessment, Environmental Assessment; Interaction Assessment and Third Shift Assessment.

  • Performs sterile dressing changes for wounds over 48 hours old and follow principles of sterile techniques at all times.

  • Administers gastrostomy feedings/flushes.

  • Administers oral/nasogastric feedings.

  • Adds enteral feeds to existing influsions.

  • Clamps feeding tubes.

  • Performs urinary catheterization.

  • Performs catheter irrigation

  • Performs ostomy care on established ostomies.

  • Assembles and flushes tubing during set up.

  • Observes infusion flow rates.

  • Peripheral I.V. care limited to: Site Care & Removal of I.V.

  • Performs irrigations (non-medical solution for local effects only)

  • Care of established tracheotomy:  Oropharyngeal & Nasopharyngeal

  • Suctioning

  • Range of Motion

  • Enemas

  • Inserts rectal tubes

  • Heights and Weights

  • Break up and removal of fecal impactions

  • Apply hypothermia unit

  • Oxygen therapy-observation and maintenance

  • Finger sticks for blood glucose testing.

  • Obtain vital signs.

  • Wound irrigation

  • Apply ace bandages, ties and binders

Certified Nursing Assistant II (CNA II)
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Job Requirements

Our ideal Certified Nursing Assistant II (CNA II) has excellent listening and communication skills, can pick up on nonverbal communication and is eager to work on nonstandard nursing assignments.

Education and/or Experience:
  • Completed an approved CNA II training program, being currently listed with the Department of Facility Services in the State of North Carolina, and listed with the Nursing Board. Ability to complete approved tasks for CNA II.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations:
  • A valid North Carolina driver’s license may be required.
  • Personal auto liability insurance is mandatory if transporting service users in private/personal vehicle(s).
  • Medication Technician certification may be required.

Other Skills & Abilities:
  • Maintain proficiency in company sponsored/required training. The following certifications may be required: CPR, First Aid, NCI A, NCI B, CPI, and/or others as specified/required by state and federal standards/regulations and/or company policy.
  • Some Medical terminology.


RHA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible full-time employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work life balance, and protection from the unexpected.

We understand your desire to continue to grow in the role; we are known for providing high quality services, excellent staff training and opportunities for advancement into supervisory and other roles within the organization.

The comprehensive compensation and benefits package includes:

    • Competitive compensation program including regular performance feedback and coaching
    • Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Voluntary Benefits, Employee Assistance Program, Telemed and Pharmacy Insurance, Health Advocate service which assists employees find doctors, schedule appointments, estimate costs, answer medical/prescription questions,  resolve medical claims issues and basically does the leg-work for employees
    • Offering free diabetic medication and supplies
    • 401(k) retirement savings program with Wells Fargo
    • Paid Time Off
    • Company sponsored Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Extensive Wellness Programs including company paid scholarships for healthy weight management and nicotine cessation, several wellness challenges and rewards through the year.
    • Free Annual Health Screening and wellness coaching event.
    • Discounted medical premiums for nicotine free employees.
    • Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve!