CNA- 4th Surgical (Days) in Rutherfordton, NC at Rutherford Regional Health System

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before.
Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence,
quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational
experience making our hospital even stronger.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise
and commitment.

• Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization
  and our hospital strive to achieve.

• Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already
  excellent care our hospital delivers.

• And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community
  healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future. 
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit

Essential Functions

Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.
Answers call lights and responds to patients' needs appropriately and promptly.
Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.
Collects and documents patient information as needed (including weight and vital signs).
Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
Assists with post mortem care including transport to the morgue.
Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.
Transfers, moves and repositions patients as assigned.
Sets up simple traction as requested.
Appropriately obtains, stores and labels specimens. Enters specimen orders accurately and endures safe delivery of specimens to the lab.
Assists in discharge process of patients to include: transport, packing of personal belongings and assistance with hygiene needs as requested.
Assists with orientation and training of others as directed.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required
Computer skills:
Previous EMR experience - preferred.
Medical Technology preferred
Required Skills:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
BLS required
Current NC Certified Nursing Assistant certification
Minimum Work Experience:
1 year preferred

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


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