NURSING AIDE CERTIFIED

 BMH Med/Surg Unit

  Full Time (> 32 hrs per week) [01]

  Night shift

  Bedford Memorial Hospital

  • REQUIRED: CNA
  •  Med/Surg Unit - CNA

    Bedford Memorial Hospital

    The Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) functions under the direction of a licensed professional nurse (nurse). Under the supervision of the nurse, CNAs perform care appropriate to the patient population served and meet daily routine patient care needs. The CNA performs their duties based on the unit care delivery model. This role collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to deliver care as outlined by the nurse. The CNA adheres to a culture reflective of Centra's best practices for quality and service, creates and maintains a safe patient environment, and contributes to a healthy work environment.

    CNAs may handle medication that is delivered by the Pharmacy either directly or via the pneumatic tube system and transport the medication to an appropriate storage area or to another employee who is qualified to administer medication.

    The CNA's practice reflects the laws and regulations for a Certified Nurse Aide as outlined by the Commonwealth of Virginia

    This position requires a successful completion "pass" of a job function match test. The test uses standardized methodology to avoid unsafe situations by identifying mismatches between the physical requirements of the job and physical capabilities of the prospective job candidate

    Educational Requirements

    Successful completion of a state approved Nurse Aide education program; or, if currently enrolled in a nursing degree program, must have completed at least one clinical course.
     
    Successful completion of advanced skills competencies
     
    Certification/Licensure Requirements
    Must be certified as a Nurse Aide by the Department of Health Professions of Virginia


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS DISCLAIMER

    Job Description will be reviewed at time of interview.


    The physical demands outlined in the job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some job positions require a Job Function Match test (physical demands test) in which the applicant must meet all physical demand requirements for the position.