•May be assigned to day, evening, or night shifts or a combination per departmental policy. •Holidays scheduled per departmental policy •Required to work weekends per unit need.
The Certified Nursing Assistant provides direct physical care and emotional support to patients in an assigned area under the direction of an RN or LPN.
Ability to read and communicate in the English language
High School Diploma or equivalent is required
Certified as a Nursing Assistant, BLS
Basic computer skills preferred.
CNA experience is required
Mental Demands •Demonstrates organizational ability by using time and equipment effectively. •Works under pressure of time and accuracy, often in stressful situations. •Works with patients and families in crisis situations and emotional/mental alterations. •Demonstrates skill and accuracy in written and oral communications. •Frequently works with grieved, despondent, angry and mentally disturbed patients. •Takes necessary immediate action when handling personnel problems.
Contact with others •Communicates in a courteous, accurate, and timely manner with: patient, family, significant others, physicians, visitors and other health care team members. •Keeps private life and personal biases that may have negative impact on unit function separate from work issues.