The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for performing various age appropriate patient care activities necessary in caring for the needs and comfort of patients of all ages. Functions include gathering and reporting data, bathing, dressing, and feeding patients. These tasks are accomplished in a manner consistent with the policies, procedures, and guidelines of the Center. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
High school graduate or equivalent. Certification as a nursing assistant is required.
2-3 years experience in an acute hospital, rehabilitation hospital, or skilled nursing unit preferred.
The incumbent in the position will not supervise other employees.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Must be able to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, and Excel, as well as web-based database programs and the Internet.
The incumbent in this position is not required to work under any extreme conditions, but may be required to work around caustic chemicals approximately 5% of the time, and must be able to work around a moderate noise level, such as an office environment.
The incumbent in this position typically has to stand approximately 40% of the time, walk 20% of the time, and sit 30% of the time. In addition, the person is using touch or feel 80% of the time and reaches with hands and arms 15% of the time, along with talking or hearing 75% of the time.
The Nursing Assistant is responsible for performing various age appropriate patient care activities necessary in caring for the needs and comfort of patients of all ages.
Specific Individual Considerations:
The designation of "essential functions" and "other duties" is for purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities, and qualifications for this position. Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquired related job skills, and perform other related work as required. Incumbents in this position may be required to perform all or some of the above duties and responsibilities with varying levels of concentration based on the incumbents skill level and departments' needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: