C.n.a.

LifePoint Hospitals Etowah, TN
C.N.A. - FT - Day Shift - Nursing Home - Etowah Campus - $1500 Sign On Bonus position available.

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

* Provide for the individual rights of patients receiving services of the medical center.

* Provides direct observation of the patient's physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs as they relate to the patient's age.

* Provides appropriate nursing care based on the individual patient's needs, as directed by the RN/LPN.

* Provides healthcare education, as directed by the RN/LPN, to patients and/or families in response to identified educational needs.

* Provide continuity of care by enlisting the services of other healthcare team members to plan a timely and trouble-free discharge to the level of care appropriate to the patient's condition.

* Manage the patient's care to ensure patient safety.

* Manages the patient's environment of care and care unit to ensure environmental safety.

* Manage time and supplies efficiently in the care of the patient to ensure cost-effective and efficient use of resources.

* Communicate pertinent information to appropriate individuals in the management of nursing care.

* Accurately document the activities of patient care in the patient record in a complete and timely manner.

* Possess necessary knowledge of patient information systems, equipment use/cleaning/trouble-shooting, and isolation techniques to ensure availability of information, safe equipment use, and appropriate infection control in the medical center setting.

Qualifications:

* Graduate of approved Certified Nurse's Aid program, or actively participating in approved CNA class required.

* BLS Required.