The role of the certified nursing assistant (CNA) is to provide quality nursing care to residents while implementing specific procedures and programs. A CNA coordinates work within the department, as well as with other departments, and reports pertinent information to the immediate supervisor on shift. He or she responds to inquiries or requests for information and assists the immediate supervisor with tasks to support department operations.
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Providing quality nursing care to residents in an environment that promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice and individuality.
· Bathing and dressing patients.
· Serving meals and helping patients eat.
· Taking vitals.
· Turning and repositioning patients who are bedridden.
· Collecting information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors.
· Providing and emptying bedpans.
· Lifting patients into beds, wheelchairs, exam tables, etc.
· Answering patient calls.
· Examining patients for bruises, blood in urine, or other injuries/wounds.
· Cleaning and sanitizing patient areas.
· Changing bed sheets and restocking rooms with necessary supplies.
· Must possess valid current certificate under the State Board of Nursing.
· Must have reliable transportation to and from work
· Customer/Client Focus
· Ethical Conduct
· Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
· Stress Management/Composure
· Teamwork Orientation
· Technical Capacity
Supervisory Responsibility:This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing throughout the course of the workday.
The employee must frequently lift or move objects and patients weighing over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This position requires long hours and frequent weekend work that could take place in a variety of facilities. Example: Clinics, Long Term Care Facilities, Hospitals, Home Health, etc.
Travel may be required, depending on job assignment
**Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. We offer mileage reimbursement for some positions. Applicants must be willing to travel up to an hour distance. EOE.
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