2 Med/Peds Certified Nursing Assistant

Riverside Medical Center Kankakee, IL
OverviewThe 2 Med/Peds Certified Nursing Assitant (CNA) assists with the care of patients ranging from neonate to geriatric under the direction of the professional nurse. The individual is also responsible for performing clerical and receptionist duties as needed.

ResponsibilitiesPART III: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)ACT, One Touches, 12 lead EKGAnswer call lights in a timely and courteous manner.Answers telephones courteously and relays messages for staff and physicians.Assist patients with all aspects of ADL'sFollow the interdisciplinary plan of care developed by the professional nurse.Helps RN prepare patient for discharge, help transport patient and prepare patient for transport.Make beds, occupied or unoccupied.Participates in Performance Improvement Activities.Prepares patient for RN/physician assessment by obtaining vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, O2 sat), patient weight and document I & O's.Reports changes in patients' condition to the professional nurse.Restocks supplies in patient rooms.Transports patients via cart and/or wheelchair.Utilizes safety restraints appropriately.QualificationsExperience/Education Requirements:Completion of certified nurse aid course.

License or Certification Requirements:

CNA certificate registered with the State of Illinois or equivalent.Current CPR certification or obtainment within 6 months of hiring with subsequent recertification preferred.