POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE & CODE:

Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A) (100033)

DEPARTMENT:

Various Departments

REPORTS TO:

Manager/Director

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

                                   

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Assists other members of the Healthcare team in providing quality resident care as directed by and under the supervision of the professional nurse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:

1.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification.

2.

Obtain certification in Basic Life Support or HeartSaver First Aid within 30 days of hire date.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:

1.

High School diploma or equivalent.

 

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties.  Other duties may be assigned.

1.

Prepares patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and provides assistance as required.

2.

Obtains and records patient data for medical records and informing RN of information collected.

3.

Assists patient with person care including, but not limited to, feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, cleaning and trimming fingernails, bed-making, assisting with ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.

4.

Assists RN with patient examinations by helping position patients, changing non-sterile dressing and weighing patients.

5.

Takes and records patientís vital signs. Notes and reports any changes in patient's condition to RN.

6.

Turns and positions patients, sets up and feeds patient as necessary.

7.

Assists with patient admission, discharge, and transportation.

8.

Collects, delivers and conducts routine testing on patient specimens.

9.

Cleans assigned area; stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as required.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that 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.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1.

Has knowledge of Fall Risk Policy and use of resident safety equipment.

  

 

Date Reviewed/Revised: May 2019