CNA - Float Pool - Night Shift ($2,000 Sign-on Bonus) in Galax, VA at Twin County Regional Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare

JOB SUMMARY

The float nursing assistant assists nursing personnel in providing patient care in all areas of the facility.
 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education High School Graduate or Equivalent required. Certificate of completion of Nurse's Aide course or completion of first year of LPN required. BLS required within 30 days of hire.

Required Skills Must respond within 60 minutes if placed on call. Verbal and written ability to communicate effectively with other members of the healthcare team. Maintains harmonious relationships with nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital administration, and other hospital departments. Ability to handle stress in a positive manner. Shows interest in job and is dependable to complete job duties. Ability to understand theory and practice in nursing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Completion of work assignments as delegated by the charge nurse in a safe and effective time frame. Interacts in a positive, helpful manner with patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, and co-workers. Ability to take appropriate initiative to assure assignments are carried out according to hospital policies and procedures. Keeps charge nurse appropriately informed of daily activities and developments. Provides excellent customer service. Works with all age groups including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients. Be familiar with Paragon applications for documentation of relevant assigned tasks. Maintain confidentiality of all patients, hospital and physician related information by following hospital rules. Committed to demonstrating the following behaviors that shows that the healthcare team at Twin County Regional Healthcare CARES about our patients/families/physicians and each other: Commit to a culture of safety and service. Act as a team with others. Respond to others’ needs. Engage others in a meaningful way. Seek ways to positively influence others.

FUNCTIONAL DEMANDS

Work requires physical ability such as walking, standing, pushing, pulling, lifting heavy objects/patients (patients 300+ pounds), stooping, and climbing stairs. Walking intermittently through halls of hospital and outside. May be exposed to bad weather when escorting a discharged patient to their vehicle. Involves mental activity and problem-solving, to include the ability to implement solutions. May be exposed to injury by irrational or disturbed patients, patients with communicable diseases, and/or potentially dangerous equipment. Risk of exposure to infectious diseases and hazardous materials. Exposure to blood, body fluid and hazardous wastes is moderate to frequent and must carry out universal precautions according to hospital policy. Bending required frequently, 45-90 degree angles, to check patients, to operate machinery. Speech, hearing, reading, writing and visual acuity necessary in order to perform job requirements.

Job Requirements

See above. 


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