JOB SUMMARY: Assists the nurse in planning/implementing basic care as delegated. Demonstrates knowledge/skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and culture of the residents/patients served, and ability to provide care according to departmental policies and procedures. Provides care over an extended time, in various settings, spanning the illness to wellness continuum. Performs other related duties as deemed competent.
Education: Graduate of an approved CNA training program
Experience: Preferably, some Long-term care, med-surg, or related
License/Registration: CNA I-current listing as CNA I with Division of Facility Services with no substantial findings CNA II- above and current listing as CNAII with Board of Nursing with no substantial findings; Current CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required
Other: Ability to work with others
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires frequently: lifting 50 lbs from floor to waist and waist to eye level; pushing 40 lbs; pulling 80 lbs; standing; walking; repetitive trunk rotation-standing; manual dexterity; both handedness (both hands must be used) near vision; far vision; hearing (requires hearing whispered voice); Occasionally: one handed carrying 15lbs; work kneeling; work squatting/crouching; visual color discrimination; and visual depth perception.