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JOB OPENING: Nursing Assistant

JOB OPENING: Nursing Assistant - (12-09-2023)

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The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde, Missouri, have a job opening for a nursing assistant. We are looking for one part-time night shift every other weekend. Starting wage is $13/hour. For more information, please click here or contact Human Resource Manager Amber Otto at (660) 944-2221 ext. 173. The congregation is an EEOC.


Responsible to:

Nursing Supervisor, Sister Administrator, Charge Nurse

Job Summary:

Care of the Sister residents' physical, emotional and social needs. Helps patient by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs, and monitors vital signs.

Essential Functions:

 - Physical care of Sisters including showers, oral care, hair care and toileting;

- Emotional care of Sisters including encouraging independence, showing them respect, taking time with them, frequent visits to check on them;

- Care of Sisters’ social needs including talk with them at meal time, visit them, stroll outside or in the hall, engage Sister in conversations and 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 the 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 doctors, bathing and dressing in clean clothing;

- Clean Sisters’ desk tops, bedside cabinets in Sister's 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; and

- Other duties assigned by Administrator, Nursing Supervisor or Charge Nurse


- Must be able to pass a drug test and background screening;

- Lift without restrictions (25-50 pounds), bending, stooping;

- Ability to work well with others and be able to multitask;

- Dependability;

- Have good communication skills;

-Demonstrate compassion toward elderly;

-Be able to take instructions from others; and

-Must be able to work every other weekend.