Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Location: Denison, IA
- Posted: Sep 28, 2018
Full-time, Day and Night Rotating Shift. (7a - 7p and 7p - 7a) This position is responsible for the physical care of the patient and to assist professional nursing staff in caring for patients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: General: Provides/assists with personal hygiene of patient Obtain patient’s vital signs and weight as requested Perform bedside glucose checks on patients Physical comfort and positioning of the patient Passing and feeding of meal tray to the patient Performs or assists with nursing by obtaining direction from charge nurse and/or manager Maintains current knowledge of equipment and supplies Responds to patient requests promptly Follows general nursing policies and procedures regarding patient care Communicates openly, directly and timely to immediate supervisor regarding department concerns and decisions Consults with and keeps staff nurses informed of unit activities, needs and problems related to patient care Answers patient call lights timely and reports problems and requests to nurse Demonstrates values and behaviors according to Values Statement Specific: Maintains patient confidentiality Communicates effectively in English Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Must demonstrate aptitude and ability in caring for patients of all ages Must be aware of common patient problems and take steps to inform nurses of patient problems Basic nursing process Basic knowledge and skills required for department computer system Effective communication skills Education/Certification Requirements: General: High school graduate or equivalent Successful completion of certified nurse aide course Medical terminology class (preferred) Specific: BLS