Nurse Assistant Medical Surgical Unit
Department: Nursing-Med Surgical
Contact Information: Contact: Marilyn Record
Job Details: - BLS
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Assists professional nursing personnel in providing direct and indirect patient care. Assumes responsibility for delegated duties such as bathing, feeding, answering call lights, monitoring Intake and Output, collecting specimens etc. Participates in provision of maintaining a therapeutic environment and promotion of an optimal level of health. Maintains positive interaction with patient, significant others and members of the health care team to effectively provide quality care. Works effectively with others to achieve a perception of professionalism, superior service and teamwork. Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required include: 1.Ability to read, write, count, add and subtract at a level normally acquired through completion of a high school diploma or equivalent. 2.Knowledge, skill and ability normally obtained through completion of recognized high school health career course or 1-3 months on-the-job training. 3.BCLS certification within 90 days of start date. 4.Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with healthcare team. 5.Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. 6.Ability to lift and maneuver equipment; ability to position and transfer patients using assistive devices and proper body mechanics. 7.Ability to utilize sensory skills for clinical and environmental assessment. 8.Ability to provide care for patients in the following age groups: Infant - Birth to 1 year; Child - 2 to 12 years; Adolescent - 13 to 18 years; Adult - 19 to 65 years; Geriatric - over 65 years.