Cert Nursing Aide- MS in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 11/12/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

- Incumbent may experience traumatic situations including psychiatric, dismembered and deceased patients.

- Must be able to perform heavy lifting, generally more than 25lbs.

- Work may occasionally require working in an uncomfortable position.

- Extended periods of walking, standing, bending, lifting, pulling, and pushing.

- Clinical environment with exposure to chemicals, pathogens, and patient body fluids.

Responsibilities and Duties
Patient Care: Provides general patient care on an ongoing basis and/or during any interactions, administering to the emotional and physical needs of patients.
- Responds to patient's calls promptly and satisfy their needs or refer their requests to the appropriate personnel.
- Monitors vital signs and provides basic first aid as necessary.
- Perform nursing skill activities according to policies/procedures.
- Performs or assists with personal services for patients to include bathing, dressing/undressing, feeding, and other activities as necessary.
Patient Transport: Safely transports patients within hospital via wheelchairs, stretchers, or beds with accompanying equipment (e.g., IV's, oxygen, chest tubes, urine bags).
- Verifies patient identification to ensure that correct patient is transported.
- Verifies location to which patient must be transported and necessary medical equipment that must accompany patient.
- Transfers and/or assists patient in and out of wheelchair, stretcher, bed, or vehicle safely.
- Secures patient and any accompanying equipment appropriately for transport.
Safety: Identifies potential safety hazards in work areas and takes appropriate action to ensure safety of self and others.
- Identifies potential safety hazards in work areas.
- Takes appropriate measures for safety of self and others in work area.
- Reports and/or communication correct information concerning safety hazards to appropriate personnel.
- Assesses age specific data. Identifies patient needs based on age specific data.- Intervenes for age appropriate needs.

Job Requirements

Required Licenses Nursing Aide
CNA I: Must be listed with the Division of Facility Services Nurse Aide Registry.

Minimum Work Experience
Employee can be newly licensed and hold a high school diploma/GED equivalent. If the employee does not hold a high school diploma or GED equivalent then must have worked as a Certified Nurses Aide for a minimum 6 months.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran