Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Weekend Package

Accura HealthCare of Newton East
Altoona, IA

This position includes 8 hour shifts Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (FT) or Friday, Saturday, Sunday (PT) with an incentive pay for working weekends.  Sign on bonuses of $2,500 (FT) or $1,000 (PT) are available for this position!

Accura HealthCare of Newton West has the opportunity to add CNAs to our team. Full time and part time opportunities are available. Whether you are a brand new CNA or are blessed to have many years of experience, Accura HealthCare of Newton West offers an environment that is like family. Our culture is collaborative and team oriented, fostering an environment that is conducive for both you and our residents to thrive.

If you seek to join an organization where you feel like part of a family, Accura’s mission is partners and care and family for life. Apply today to experience the difference.

Job Summary:

Certified Nursing Assistants are responsible for providing industry leading personal care and assistance in the facility. Assist residents with personal hygiene, including assistance with dressing, grooming, toileting, feeding, and the giving of baths/showers as well as provide basic treatments as required with direction of the nursing staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates as a member of the care team and help maintains the physical, social and psychological environment conducive to residents’ welfare and best interests.
  • Observes and reports resident conditions to nursing staff or appropriate supervisor and all information pertaining to procedures carried out, changes, incidents or unusual findings.
  • Becomes familiar with residents’ daily needs, likes, dislikes, etc. in order to personalize care given each individual per the residents’ care plan.
  • Records all appropriate resident care information accurately and in a timely manner. Observes and reports to Charge Nurse unusual occurrences and changes in resident condition.
  • Responds to resident call lights in a timely manner. Listens and responds to resident needs in an appropriate and service minded manner.
  • Assists residents in transferring from bed, chair, wheelchair, toilet etc., using appropriate equipment and following principles of body mechanics and safety (help determine number of persons for assist; use gait belt, lifts, grab bars, etc.).
  • Helps restore independence through teaching and encouragement in ADL skills (eating, dressing, ambulation, toileting, etc.).
  • Develops personalized rapport with residents and provides assistance as requested to residents to care for their belongings. Creates an environment and atmosphere that is customized to their style and preferences.
  • Demonstrates fun in creating a positive atmosphere for residents in conjunction with our Core Values.
  • Follows instructions and complete daily assignments as assigned and is proactive to change.
  • Possesses understanding and compassion for the elderly population.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalency (preferred).
  • Must be at least 16 years of age (required).
  • Successful completion of 75-hour Nurse Aide course (required).
  • CPR Certification (preferred).

Accura HealthCare embraces a unique upside-down culture, putting residents and direct-care staff at the top level of the organization. Our associates play a key role in supporting Accura’s purpose, “to care for others” and advancing the mission, “to be partners in care and family for life” and are expected to provide exceptional customer service by demonstrating and upholding our values of trust, integrity, accountability, commitment, and kindness through the development of strong relationships, servant leadership, and effective communication and follow-up.

Accura HealthCare, an Equal Opportunity Employer and leading post-acute healthcare provider based in Iowa, has communities in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska, and growing!

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