Certified Nursing Assistant - Telemetry in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Provides patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.  Performs supportive nursing care appropriate to the age of patients served; i.e. physical hygiene, nutrition, ambulation, socialization, observation, safety, and emotional and physical comfort needs.  Answers call lights, telephones, and relays messages to appropriate personnel.  Maintains safe and clean working environment.  Must be able to work any shift, Monday through Friday, weekends and holidays.

Job Requirements

Education:    Registration on the Virginia Board of Nursing Aide Registry or Graduate of a School of Nursing and has not passed boards.  BLS certification – if not current, training required.
Experience:  Previous experience in patient care setting desirable. Requirements will include successful completion of orientation program and competency requirements
Skills:  Requires ability to read and write legibly and carry out direction promptly and accurately.  Must exhibit effective communication skills and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  Requires the ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergency situations.
Typical Physical Demands:  Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients and./or equipment, manual and finger dexterity and eye hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.  May require lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds.  May require frequent bending, squatting and kneeling.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Requires ability to work under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours.  Potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.

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