Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary and ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; and providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
Provides adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths; and applying restraints.
Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight;
Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor.
Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.
Protects organization’s value by keeping patient information confidential.
Serves and protects by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures; federal, state, and local requirements; and jcaho standards.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, participating in professional organizations, and maintaining licensure.
Accepts ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Flexible hours, shift work, and number of work days a week.
CNA Skills and Qualifications:
Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology
Knowledge of relevant nursing care
Friendly and professional bedside manner
Maintains current CPR certification
Effective oral, written, and reading communication skills
Understands legal implications of patient care
Education and Experience Requirements:
Certification with accredited training course through the State of NC and current certification through American Heart Association in BLS
1 year of nursing assistant experience