Cert Nursing Assistant I - Skilled Nursing Unit in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 7/27/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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 Assistants
CNA I: Completion of approved Nurses Aide I training and competency evaluation program. Must be listed with the Division of Facility Services Nurse Aide Registry. Must have a current BLS.

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