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JOB OPENING: Nursing Assistant (NA or CNA)

JOB OPENING: Nursing Assistant (NA or CNA) - (09-06-2020)

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The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration has a job opening for a full-time night shift Nursing Assistant (NA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Our Lady of Rickenbach in Clyde, Missouri.

 The BSPA offers great benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD insurance, Aflac, 403(b) retirement savings, competitive pay, room for growth and much more. Evening shift runs from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Must be able to pass background screening and drug test. Please call Nursing Supervisor Julie Day at (660)944-2203 to for more information or to fill out an application. The congregation is an EEOC.

NURSING ASSISTANT - certified or uncertified

Responsible to:

Nursing Supervisor, Sister Administrator, Charge Nurse

Job Summary:

Care of the sister residents’ physical, emotional and social needs. Helps patients by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs, and vital sign monitoring.

Essential Functions:

Physical care of sisters includes: shower, oral care, hair care and toileting; 

Emotional care of sisters includes: encouraging independence, showing them respect, taking time with them, frequent visits to check on them;

Care of sisters’ social needs includes: talk with them at mealtime, visit them, stroll outside or in hall, engage sisters in conversations and activities;

Assists or transports sisters to any activities;

Answer call lights;

Practice good hand-washing techniques after each patient contact; 

Change bed linens and keep rooms neat and orderly; maintain a clean, neat and orderly work environment;

Deliver meals and snacks to sisters in morning and evening;

Feed or assist sisters to eat, giving them individual attention;

Give Range of Motion exercises when indicated;

Prepare sisters for trips to doctor, bathing and dressing in clean clothing;

Clean sisters’ desk tops, bedside cabinets in sisters’ presence;

Empty and clean commodes or bedpans after use;

Rinse soiled c-pads and diapers as necessary;

Stock resident rooms and supply area as needed;

Report to Charge Nurse concerning each sister;

Responsible for sisters’ personal laundry;

Responsible for cleaning up food spills or accidents immediately;

May be required to transport sisters to physician;

Other duties may be assigned by Administrator or Nursing Supervisor or Charge Nurse.


Must be able to pass a drug test;

Lift without restrictions 25-50 lbs, bending, stooping;

Ability to work well with others and be able to multi-task;


Have good communication skills;

Demonstrate compassion toward elderly;

Be able to take instructions from others;

Must be 18 years or older.