Graduate of an Approved Nursing Assistant Program
Regional One Health is seeking qualified and energetic Certified Nursing Assistants to work in our Skilled Nursing Facility!!!
JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Under direction of professional nurse, performs patient care activities to meet the personal needs and comfort of patients, assisting members of the health care team, and maintaining a clean, safe environment.
EDUCATION: Completion of an approved certified nursing assistant program. Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the infant, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient as specialty assignment dictates.
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) to Five (5) years of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a skilled or long-term care environment is required . Knowledge of long-term care regulations is strongly desired. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to provide patient care, maintain clinical competency and meet age-specific patient needs within the unit to include: general hygiene, vitals/measurements, patient transport, environment and infection control practices. Demonstrated ability to follow written and oral instructions, plan and organize work to be done, effectively record and reflect observations, react and perform under stress in emergency situations, and communicate effectively with unit personnel, medical/hospital staff, patient, family and others to ensure optimal patient care. Must complete hospital's orientation period successfully within 90 day probation period.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION: Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate. Current CPR/BLS certification required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Constant walking and standing during assigned shift. Ability to bend, stoop, twist; assist patients in turning, assist patients in treatment room, push wheelchair patients, and assist patients in rising from and returning to wheelchair; exposure to infectious agents; hearing and visual acuity to perform tasks and receive/interpret instructions. Heavy Work - Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (May be further defined as "with assistance" or "without assistance").