Certified Nurses Assistant

Medical/Surgical Department

On-call position.  Schedule varies.  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.  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.  Assists with indirect patient care activities including passing trays, making beds, cleaning kitchen and utility room, defrosting and cleaning refrigerators, cleaning equipment after use, and other unit maintenance.  Restocks supplies.  Completion of 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.