Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Medical/Surgical Department

Part-time position (24 hours per week).  Works 11:00 am to 11:00 pm.  Works every other weekend.  Assists the professional nursing staff in providing quality patient care.  Is responsible for performing a variety of patient care activities including, but not limited to:  ADLs, assessments, documentation, etc and related health care functions under the direct supervision of an RN or LPN.  Reports to the Medical/Surgical Nurse Manager.  Assists with direct patient care including taking vitals, recording data, relaying pertinent information, and assisting with patient hygiene, and personal care.  Assists with ambulation and transfers.  Anticipates patient care needs, utilizes fall prevention techniques.  Completion of an approved 75-hour Nursing Assistant course and/or successful completion of Nursing Assistant certification written and skills tests or completion of one year of an approved practical nurse program or professional nurse program required.