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Job Title:

Certified Nurses Assistant- (CNA) Starting rate $19.00/hr

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Crest Hill, Joliet, Elgin, Pontiac


All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the designated Wexford Health manager and clinical supervision from the Director of Nursing, Registered Nurses, Medical Director and/or IDOC personnel as appropriate, the CNA will assist nursing staff with daily operations.

Job Requirements:

The Certified Nursing Assistant will assist nursing staff in direct patient care activities as assigned.

Assists inmates with activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing, bed making, shaving, dressing and other related tasks.
Assists in checking vital signs, height and weight as assigned; collects and maintains records of fluid intake and output; reports on the condition of inmates.
Follows established inflection control practices and emergency protocols.
Assists inmates in wheel chairs, on stretchers and ambulating.
Promotes and encourages patient hydration and elimination.
Assists inmates with ambulation, turning and repositioning, and range of motion activities.
Cleanse bedside units, workrooms and equipment; assists nursing staff with washing and sterilizing equipment.
Prepares and maintains written reports and records as assigned.
Assists with medications ordinarily self-administered when specifically ordered by a physician.
Responds to call lights promptly and courteously.
Receives formal and on the job training in the theory and techniques of direct care support.
Receives close supervision; work is reviewed through inspections and observations.
Maintains confidentiality of inmate records.
Approaches change in a positive manner.
Makes suggestions for improving work conditions to the Medical Director.
Accepts constructive criticism in stressful situations


Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:

Performance check-ins with annual merit increase (if applicable)
Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
Paid holidays
Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
Dental and Vision insurance
401(k) retirement saving plan
Company-paid short-term disability
Healthcare and dependent care spending account
Continuing education options

Company Information

Wexford Health Sources, the nations leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.

For the past two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services

Application Instructions:

Please apply on website or send resume to Kate Kucinic
[email protected]

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