CNA I-Telemetry- PRN (as needed)

LifePoint Hospitals Hickory, NC
As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger.

Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.

* Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve.

* Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers.

* And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.

For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com.

Job Description:

Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.

Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.

Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.

Adherence to all core measure initiatives, patient safety goals, and NQF Safe Practices.Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent required

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Skills Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Current NC Certified Nursing Assistant I certification.

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