Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA Ongoing Posting)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Authority Madison, WI
Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin.

We are seeking a Nursing Assistant to:

* Provide direct physical care and basic nursing procedures and treatments in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, such as, patient transfers, repositioning and activities of daily living.

* Demonstrate good interpersonal skills with other hospital staff, visitors, patients and their family members

Education:

Minimum - High school diploma or equivalent and graduate of State of Wisconsin Approved Nursing Assistant program

Work Experience:

Preferred - One (1) year recent experience as a Nursing Assistant

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum – Must be listed on the Wisconsin Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aid Registry. CPR certification required within three months of hire.

For Home Health Agency positions only: Valid Wisconsin driver's license and current auto insurance

Work Schedule: Determined at time of hire

University Hospital Inpatient Units:

* Day/Evening and Evening/Night (8/12 hour shifts based on operational needs of unit)

* 60%-100% (24-40 hours/week) FTE, includes benefits

* Holiday and every other weekend requirement.

Home Health

* Days (8 hour shifts)

* 60%-100% (24-40 hours/week) FTE, includes benefits

* Requires valid Wisconsin driver's license and current auto insurance

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Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

* Possesses knowledge of the principles of growth and development for the appropriate age group(s).

* Demonstrates the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status in relation to the appropriate age group(s).

* Demonstrates the ability to interpret relevant information needed to identify each patient's nursing care requirements relative to his/her age specific needs.

* Demonstrates the ability to provide nursing care relative to the patient's age specific needs.

* Knowledge of and ability to perform Nursing Assistant functions.

* Knowledge of and ability to read and document information in patient chart.

* Knowledge of Universal Precaution techniques and ability to incorporate Universal precaution techniques while providing patient care.

* Knowledge of safety measures used during provision of patient care.

* Knowledge of and ability to practice aseptic technique.

* Knowledge of patient rights and confidentiality requirements.

* Ability to communicate effectively with patients, family members, visitors, and co-workers.

* Knowledge of current theory and practice of nursing applicable to basic care provided by nursing

Physical Requirements:

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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