Certified Nursing Assistant- Pulmonary

Mission Health System, Inc Asheville, NC
Overview and Qualifications

PMCU/PMPC (Pulmonary Medical Care Unit and Pulmonary Medical Progressive Care Unit): We provide quality, compassionate, and specialized care to adults and geriatric patients. PMPC unit serves as a place for the monitoring and care of patients with moderate or potentially severe physiologic instability requiring support which may include artificial life support. PMCU is a blended unit that can take up to 8 telemetry/continuous pulse of patients. The focused patient population is primarily pulmonary, but does take med-surg overflow. We are helpful and supportive of all staff, and promote teamwork. We are looking for flexible, enthusiastic, and caring individuals to join our family.

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the licensed nurse, performs basic nursing care and personal care activities to patients according to their scope of practice, identified by the North Carolina Nurse Aide I or II Registry; unless the skill or task is not allowed for practice by a Certified Nursing Assistant at Mission Hospitals.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: High School Diploma or Equivalent; completion of CNA+4 training within 90 days of hire

PREFERRED EDUCATION: None

REQUIRED LICENSE: Must have and maintain current listing with Division of Facility Services as NA-I or II. Must have and maintain current basic life support (BLS/CPR) certification.

PREFERRED LICENSE: None

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: None

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Hospital or Nursing Home

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