We are seeking Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) who are passionate about providing excellent care for patients! CNA's are needed in various units---Intermediate Care, Med/Surg, and Behavioral Health! All shifts available!
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) carries out all assignments given by the Registered Nurse of the unit. S/he is accountable for all tasks assigned during a shift and contributes to the development of the patient care plan.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Take vital signs such as temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, etc. Report any abnormal findings to the Charge Nurse. Record the findings in the Patient Care Record.
Perform basic care as instructed by the Registered Nurse. Such duties include: weigh and measure patient; give enemas; apply vaginal pads; provide Foley catheter care; assist with postmortem care; and other basic nursing procedures as assigned.
Document in the medical record all intake and output for the shift including gomco suction, hemovac, and Foley output.
Collect and assist with the collection of urine, sputum, and stool. Label all specimens for the laboratory. Deliver samples within 15 minutes if stat venipuncture.
Consistently apply and adhere to isolation procedures and techniques.
Bath, dress and assist patients in oral hygiene, along with providing proper hygiene and skin care.
Provide clean linen, when appropriate. Make unoccupied, occupied, and post-operative beds.
Collect and bag soiled linen and discard appropriately.
Provide patients with clean bedpans/urinals. Empty bedpans/urinals as needed.
Assist patients in and out of bed for purposes such as the bathroom; to sit in chair; or to walk around.
Ensure patients receive their dietary trays and set-up trays for the patients. Assist and/or feed patients, as needed. Pick-up all dietary trays not picked up by Food & Nutritional Staff.
Document on the Patient Care Record any issues with the patient’s appetite. Inform the Registered Nurse of patient’s appetites.
- Any other duties as assigned.
A comprehensive benefits package offered including dental and vision! Free parking!