Certified Nursing Assistant - 4 South Acute/Cardiac

Trinity Health Corporation Silver Spring, MD
Department:

MD140_31525 4 South Acute/Cardiac

Expected Weekly Hours:

36

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Position Purpose:

This 30-bed unit provides care to patients with primary cardiac diagnoses as well as to medical patients that require cardiac telemetry monitoring.

Job Description Details:

General Summary:

May be assigned to function in either health unit coordinator or nursing assistant role. When functioning in nursing assistant role, works under delegated authority of registered nurse, to perform nursing function within scope of practice, and assists nurse in collecting data for nursing assessment under supervision of nurse. Provides quality nursing care to patients. Implements specific procedures and programs. Coordinates work within department, as well as with other departments. Reports pertinent information to immediate supervisor. Responds to inquiries or requests for information. Assists immediate supervisor with tasks, to support department operations. Supports Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.

Minimum Licensure & Certification Required (if applicable):

1. Certification as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) from Maryland Board of Nursing.

2. BLS Healthcare Provider certification from American Heart Association.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

1. High school diploma or equivalent.

2. Current knowledge of nursing skills within scope of practice.

3. Computer and audiovisual skills, using various applications and technologies, such as internet, e-mail, word processing, wireless phone, and pager.

4. Ability to obtain and retrieve data.

5. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.

6. Effective eye and hand coordination.

7. Effective problem-solving skills.

8. Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize.

9. Ability to work well with individuals and groups.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.