CNA Job Description

Cayuga Nursing and Rehabilitation Center have completed beautiful, modern renovations and are looking for quality staff. New starting pay rates based on experience. A new culture and atmosphere under new leadership. Come and be a part of something special.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (The following work activities are listed as examples only and in no event shall an employee be limited to only those examples listed here).

  • Care for multiple residents in the facility.

  • Observe Resident Rights

  • Provide personal care and assistance with activities of daily living.

  • Bathing; Dressing

  • Feeding; Pass and pick-up food tray; Serve nourishment's; keep record of intake and output

  • Transfer to and from bed or chair or other locations within the facility

  • Assist to and from toilet, assist with any toileting needs

  • Keep incontinent residents clean

  • Assist with personal and dental hygiene

  • Make beds; Change linens

  • Answer call bells and make rounds

  • Record Activities of Daily living on flow sheets

  • Use safety devices and standard precautions to prevent the spread of infection and



Through knowledge of long term care nursing techniques and their relations to geriatric medical practices; thorough knowledge dietetics, sanitation, personal hygiene, and infection control techniques; good knowledge of experience in clinical techniques; ability to understand and carry out technical oral and written instructions; ability to secure the cooperation of others; communicate well; good observation; mental alertness; patience; emotional stability; cooperative, pleasant personality; sympathetic attitude toward the sick; interest in continued self growth; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Successfully complete a state-approved nurse’s aide-training program. Must have current certification and registration with NYS Department of Health. Must be able to safely and successfully perform job-related functions with or without reasonable accommodation required by federal, state, or local law.

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Cayuga Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

1229 Trumansburg Rd.

Ithaca, NY 14850

P (607) 273-8072

F (607) 273-0373