Nursing Assistant CNA - Curahealth Hospitals

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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POSITION PURPOSE

The Nursing Assistant, under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse, is responsible for performing direct patient care related activities to meet identified patient outcomes and to achieve the goals of the hospital.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Licenses or Certifications

Current CPR certification

Education, Training, and Experience

Previous CNA experience preferred

Skills and Abilities, Proficiency and Productivity Standards

Promotes healing environment individualizing interventions to enhance functional outcomes

Organizes and prioritizes tasks and projects; accurately completes job responsibilities within the specified time constraints

Adheres to ethical, regulatory and accreditation standards

Speaks and communicates English effectively, both in verbal and written format

Maintains confidentiality of patient information

Respects Patient Rights and promotes customer satisfaction

Works cooperatively with co-workers and other hospital employees

Adapts to changes necessitated by guest/staff situations

Seeks assistance as needed

Writes legibly

Functions proficiently in a Microsoft Windows environment

Machines, Equipment Used

Clinical equipment used for patient care, i.e. glucometers, bladder scanner, transfer boards, wheelchairs, shower chairs, assistive devices, call light system, and basic office equipment.

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift 50 pounds and transfer patients in excess of 100 pounds, which may require pushing, pulling, and utilizing full range of body movement.

Ability to stand, sit, reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl, grasp, use fine finger movement.

Environmental Conditions

Indoors in climate controlled environment; patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, blood and body fluids which may carry infection, infectious disease, and chemical and electrical hazards.

Interpersonal Relationships As a representative of Curahealth, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct affect on the hospital s image and perceptions of quality care and service. Interaction with guests, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, physicians, contract staff, vendors, and affiliate schools is in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior supports an atmosphere of teamwork that is congruent with hospital standards and guidelines to promote positive relations. The CNA exhibits and promotes the hospital s Standards of Behavior throughout the hospital community.


Associated topics: adult nurse practioner, anesthetist, associate, board, cardiology, certified nursing assistant, family medicine, np, ob, practitioner

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