CNA Certified Nurse Aide
Title:CNA Certified Nurse Aide
Post Date:03/30/18
Location:Regional Health Services of Howard County
Details:POSITION SUMMARY: Performs selected and delegated nursing tasks in the care of patients under the supervision of a registered nurse, and performance of designated procedures.

Maintains competency to provide care to the ages of the patients served within the assigned unit. Validates essential skills on an annual basis. Responsible for own continuing education (personnel file), and takes responsibility for helping to meet own learning needs.

Performs duties as learned in the Certified Nurse Aide course. Accepts reasonable work assignments as assigned by the nursing staff. Assists patients with ADL's. Assists patients in preparing for tests, x-ray, therapy, activities, physician visits, etc.

Uses time wisely as evident by spending extra time with patients, doing extra cleaning, restocking, or assisting elsewhere.

Keeps work area and patient's environment neat and clean.

Demonstrates flexibility in willingness to work extra or take staff adjustment days, as census/workload requires.

Maintains supplies and equipment by assuring they are used when needed, reordered when low or out, and in the location designated. Charges appropriately for supplies and treatments.

Assists the RN in assessing patients and identifying physical and psychosocial needs. Orientates patients to room and equipment.

Documentation is done according to RHSHC policy/procedure. This includes accu checks, vitals, weights, intake, output, and dietary intakes.

Communicates effectively with co-workers, physicians, and ancillary staff relevant to patient information. Acts as a liaison between patient and other members of the health care team. Reports changes in patient's status to RN promptly.
Qualifications:High School/GED
Certified Nurse Aid
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Contact:235 8th Ave W
Phone: 563.547.2021
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