The Certified Nurse Assistant / Patient Care Technician CNA provides direct and indirect basic health care to patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric. Assists as needed with environmental and informational services; and communicates effectively to ensure positive outcomes for patients. They are responsible for performing certain procedures according to hospital policy and procedures. Promotes the mission and values of the hospital. Demonstrates the ability to maintain an understanding attitude and responsible concern toward patients which is evidenced in speech and actions, and shows interest/ability to acquire knowledge of and develop skills in basic nursing procedures.
Ability to project a professional image.
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
Strong organizational skills.
Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions (Order entry, data input).
Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position.
Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
CNA / PCT certification for state of employment
LTAC or Acute Care Hospital experience preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Current state certificate to practice as a CNA.
Current valid CPR certification. Must maintain current provider CPR certification throughout employment.