Cert Nursing Assistant I

LifePoint Health Roxboro, NC
Job Description Person Memorial Hospital

Job Summary

Certified NA I: Performs basic nursing skills and personal care activities for patients/residents under the direction of the Registered/Licensed Practical Nurse. Practices within the nursing Assistant's scope and according to Person memorial Hospital policies/procedures/standards.

Certified NA II: Performs complex nursing assistant skills for patients/residents under the direction of the Registered/Licensed Practical Nurse. Practices within the Nursing Assistant's scope and according to Person Memorial Hospital policies/procedures/standards.

Reports to: Department Director

non - exempt

Functional Demands

Physical Demands/Working Conditions Inventory

* Incumbent may experience traumatic situations including psychiatric, dismembered and deceased patients.

* Must be able to perform heavy lifting, generally more than 25lbs.

* Work may occasionally require working in an uncomfortable position.

* Extended periods of walking, standing, bending, lifting, pulling and pushing.

* Clinical environment with exposure to chemicals, pathogens, and patient body fluids.

Responsibilities and Duties

Patient Care: Provides general patient care on an ongoing basis and/or during any interactions, administering to the emotional and physical needs of patients.

* Responds to patient's calls promptly and satisfy their needs or refer their requests to the appropriate personnel.

* Monitors vital signs and provides basic first aid as necessary.

* Performs or assists with personal services for patients to include bathing, dressing/undressing, feeding, and other activities as necessary.

* Patient Transport: Safely transports patients within hospital via wheelchairs, stretchers, or beds with accompanying equipment (e.g., IV's, oxygen, chest tubes, urine bags).

* Verifies patient identification to ensure that correct patient is transported.

* Verifies location to which patient must be transported and necessary medical equipment that must accompany patient.

* Transfers and/or assists patient in and out of wheelchair, stretcher, bed or vehicle safely.

* Secures patient and any accompanying equipment appropriately for transport.

Safety: identifies potential safety hazards in work areas and takes appropriate action to ensure safety of self and others.

* Identifies potential safety hazards in work areas.

* Takes appropriate measures for safety of self and others in work area.

* Reports and/or communication correct information concerning safety hazards to appropriate personnel.

* Assesses age specific data. Identifies patient needs based on age specific data.

* Intervenes for age appropriate needs.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Required Licenses

Nursing Aides

CNA I: Completion of approved Nurses Aide I training and competency evaluation program. Must be listed with the Division of Facility Services Nurse Aide Registry.

CNA II: Completion of approved Nurses Aide I training and competency evaluation program. Listing with Division of Facility Services Nurse Aide Registry. Completion of approved Nurse Aide II training and competency evaluation program. Listing with the NC Board of Nurse Aide II Registry.

Must have a current BLS.

Minimum Work Experience

Employee can be newly licensed and hold a high school diploma/GED equivalent. If the employee does not hold a high school diploma or GED equivalent then must have worked as a Certified Nurses Aide for a minimum 6 months.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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