CNA Required or Eligible
Shore Memorial Hospital is now located in Onancock, Virginia on the Eastern Shore! It is a full-service, fully accredited hospital. The brand new, state of the art facility is a 52-bed hospital with private rooms, a Surgical Suite with three operating rooms, a ten bed Intensive Care Unit, and an advanced Emergency Department with all private treatment rooms. The hospital has expanded the outpatient services to include a diagnostic center with advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scanner, on-campus Cancer Care Center and a freestanding medical office building housing our specialty physician offices.
The Virginia Delmarva Peninsula is nestled between the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean and offers that rare treasure - peace. Northampton County has the distinction of being one of the earliest settlements in our nation's history and this rural County retains its pastoral beauty and leisurely pace to this day. With its numerous saltwater bays, marshes and creeks, the county is one of the few unspoiled coastal areas on the Eastern Seaboard. For more information please follow this link to the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce: http://www.esvachamber.org
Job Summary: Works under the supervision of Registered Nurse/LPN and Nurse Manager/Director in personal care of the patients and their environment (including those needing special precautions) and performs specified treatments. In addition, this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served in assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and provide the care needed as described according to the departmental policy and procedure. Promotes and maintains safe work environment for staff as well as our customers, incorporating national patient safety initiatives.
Certification/Licensure Requirements: Certified by the State of Virginia as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) is required. CPR Heartsaver AED is required.
Experience Requirements: Prior experience in acute health care setting preferred.