Patient Care Assistant (CNA) - Telemetry

William Backus Hospital New Britain, CT
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TheHospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital,we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicineand surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by ourtalented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticutprovides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patientsfrom birth through the end of life.

Job Description

The Nursing Technician performs delegated aspects of patient care on anassigned unit. Working under the direction and supervision of a registerednurse.

Responsibilities:

* Collect, report and record patient data.

* Assist patients with activities of daily living.

* Implement selected aspects of the patient care plan according to hospital policy and procedure.

* Assist in maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment for the patient and/or their family members.

* Maintain unit equipment and supplies as directed.

* Performs other duties as required.

Education Requirements

* High School Diploma or GED.

* Nursing Students are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements

* 2 years of Nursing Technician/Assistant experience required or CNA or clinical experience in school.

* Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

* Effective verbal and written communication skills.

* Must be available to orient full time on the day shift for at least two weeks.

Preferred Qualifications

* Previous hospital experience is strongly preferred.

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