Newly licensed CNAs will be considered.
Under close supervision, assists professional nursing and care providers in providing care to all patients with respect for their uniqueness. Collaborates with the RN and healthcare team. Assists with basic patient care and activities of daily living. Maintains unit specific documentation as required. Orders, maintains and utilizes supplies for the assigned unit. Demonstrates the equivalent skills, competencies and professional development of the Health Care Tech III (HCT III) as required by division.
*Required to fulfill weekend/holiday and “hard to staff days” commitment per departmental policy. Schedules will be posted in advance
- Education: High school diploma or GED.
- Experience: Typically, one year experience in health care.
- Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Ensures all duties, responsibilities and competencies are conducted in a manner that is effective and appropriate to patients/clients to who care/service is being provided.
- Demonstrates knowledge and applicability of the principles of growth and development over the life span, as well as demonstrating the ability to assess data reflecting the patient’s status and interpreting appropriate cultural information of the patient(s) to whom care/ services is being delivered/provided.
- Employee has completed and met their clinical competency standards
- Ability to use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
- Skilled in maintaining effective working relationship with patients, employees, and the public.
- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
- Ability to interpret adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
- Ability to communicate clearly
- Certificate/License/Registration: An active CNA certification posted on the DORA website and an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers certification are required to be considered for this position.