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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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Requisition #:

Saint Louis, MO 63111


$15.00 - $20.00 per hour

Position Details

Position Overview
The Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A) is responsible for providing personal medical care and assistance with daily living activities that improve quality of life for Students in a School Setting while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.
Supervision: Supervision of the Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A) is managed by School personnel.

Job Duties:

The SPED Instructional Care Aid assists and supports the teacher(s) in implementing an instructional and care program to promote each student’s academic advancement and personal development. Essential Functions: 1. Escorts, assists and/or supervises student(s) during play periods, movement throughout the building, to and from buses, toileting routines, lunch, smacks, specialized and inclusive classes, community activities and other times as designated. 2. Assists teacher(s) in implementing behavior management plans which may include observing, recording, charting behavior and implementing a reinforcement schedule, as well as utilization of approved restraint methods when required and under teacher directive. 3. Assists teacher in test administration, under teacher directive. 4. Communicate any problems or concerns regarding students to the supervising teacher. 5. Work with individual students or small groups to reinforce skills previously introduced by the teacher. 6. Guides individual students or small groups to reinforce skills previously introduced by the teacher. 7. Assists with large group activities such as drill work, reading aloud and storytelling. 8. Assists the teacher in maintaining and organizing work and study areas, equipment, materials and facilities. 9. Score objective tests and papers with guidance and input from the teacher and assists with the maintenance of appropriate student records. 10. Performs health-related procedures such as: feeding, lifting, positioning, carrying, toileting, tube feeding, cleaning catheterization and suctioning equipment. 11. Participate in workshops, in-service training and parent conferences. 12. Attends specialized training as required to assist in the implementation of student’s IEP. 13. Serves as a resource of information and assists substitute teacher. 14. Reports parental concerns to supervisory teacher. 15. Performs other duties related to Special Education, as assigned by teacher or administrator. Experience: Required: • Some experience working with children. • Computer Skills Preferred: • Experience working with teachers and students in an educational setting • Some experience tutoring young children Education: • A high school diploma or GED • A minimum of 60 hours of college credit. Physical Requirements: • Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle • Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body • Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significate degree

Job Requirements:
Current, unrestricted certification or proof of training as required by the state
Current CPR certification
High school Diploma or equivalent
Current Continuing Education if required by state
Good organizational and communication skills

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to speak, write, read, and understand English
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, and twisting
Must be able to travel to location with reliable transportation
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 IBS

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

CCPA Notice for Job Applicants, Contractors, and Employees Residing in California

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.


Why work for Aveanna?

  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Weekly pay via multiple payment options