Certified Nursing Assistant

at Acadia Healthcare in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


+ Ensure the well being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment, under direction of charge nurse or supervisor.

+ Complete patient observation rounds timely. Observation may be assigned every 15 minutes, within reach of patient and/or 1:1 patient care.

+ Ensure patient rooms are clean and uncluttered.

+ Assist with transferring, lifting, raising or turning patients.

+ Obtain patient’s vital signs, height and weight as assigned and ensure accurate documentation.

+ Identify self to patient and visitors promptly and respond to patient requests quickly.

+ Engage with patient in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals.

+ Respond to distressed patients in a non-threatening manner and attempt to understand the source of distress.

+ Apply de-escalation techniques to help manage patient’s emotions, behavior and participation in treatment and assist with seclusion and restraints when necessary.

+ Monitor behavioral improvements and reinforce these behaviors. Report changes and responses to treatment by communicating with team. Significant changes are reported to nurse immediately.

+ Reinforce skills patients learn from nurses, physicians and therapist that promote improved physical and mental wellness.

+ Insure comfort, dignity, privacy and perform related CNA duties such as feed, bath, dress, groom, move patients or change linens.

+ Adherence to work schedule and overall attendance.

+ Follow established policies, procedures and standards for patient care.

+ Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient medical record.

+ Collaborate with other staff in working with the population of the facility to treat and rehabilitate.




+ Safety Minded: Some Knowledge

+ Problem Solving: Novice

+ Oral Communication: Some Knowledge

+ Customer Focus: Intermediate

+ Attention to Detail: Novice


+ Language – Spanish: Novice



+ Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

+ Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

+ Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

+ Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



+ Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers

+ Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

+ Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

+ Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

+ Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



+ High School/GED or better

Licenses & Certifications


+ Cert Nursing Asst



+ 1 year: Long Term Care or In Patient

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC240981655

Posted On: May 27, 2023

Updated On: Jun 01, 2023

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