Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Posted 3 weeks
Location Cleveland, Oklahoma
Type Full-Time
Categories Health Science

Full Benefits Package:

Health Insurance- Qualify for health benefits first of the month following start date
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
401K w/ Matching
PTO
Tuition Reimbursement
Shift Differential
Competitive Hourly Wages
POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to provide general nursing care, working collaboratively with R.N., L.P.N., other C.N.A.’s and multidisciplinary team members. The C.N.A. will provide professional care for patients of all ages, gender, cultures and background by providing physical and psycho-social support to patient, friends and families.

The C.N.A. will provide patient care by implementation of the plan of care in order to deliver efficient, effective and quality patient care under the over site of other personnel which includes but not limited to L.P.N. and R.N.

The C.N.A. must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care and is expected to adhere to and abide by policies of the facility and the rules and regulations set forth by Cleveland Area Hospital and the State of Oklahoma.

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Patient Duties:

1. Provides nursing care.

2. Uses good communication skills to interact with patients, families and team members.

3. Assist all team members by being a patient advocate, resource and contact person for patients.

4. Provides basic education information to patients and family, focusing on self-care appropriate to their age and identified learning considerations and needs.

5. Performs assessment data collection and documents objective data (vital signs, weight, etc.)

6. Demonstrates an ability to remain calm, perform effectively and professionally during peak periods of activity and emergency situations.

7. Assists with examination and procedures per request.

8. Other duties as required.

9. Utilizes universal precautions in obtaining specimens (urine, stool, etc.) and in delivery of patient care.

• Team Duties:

1. Participates in training, orientation, competency assessment and education of new employees.

2. Communicates clearly, concisely and accurately, creating a working climate that promotes

growth and job satisfaction of personnel.

3. Communicates with The R.N. and/or L.P.N. effectively.

4. Uses effective positive reinforcement and other methods to enhance team performance.

5. Arrives on time, works scheduled shifts and badges in and out appropriately.

6. Other duties as required.

• Administrative Duties:

1. Adhere to all policies of the organization, including (but not limited to) job description,

certification/licensure requirements, mission statement, HIPAA, confidentiality standards and

patient’s rights.

2. Actively engage and stay up to date with organization’s communications and directives.

3. Acts in a professional manner, reflecting the mission of Cleveland Area Hospital and

demonstrates compliance with all policy, procedures and state/federal regulations.

4. Demonstrates ongoing service excellence skills.

5. Maintains economical and efficient nursing care in a clean and safe environment.

6. Participates in performance improvement activities as required.

7. Demonstrates ongoing understanding and supports corporate strategic initiatives.

8. Participates in meeting, education and demonstrates genuine desire to develop strategies for

improved operation for a higher level of patient care.

9. Other duties as required.

EQUIPMENT:

Computer and Printer     Copy Machine     Fax Machine     Telephone  

Goggles/Face Shield      Shoe Covers       Respirator         Gloves 

Gowns                                                         

EDUCATIONAL/SKILLS REQUIRED:

1. Current C.N.A license and in good standing with the Nurse Aide Registry

2. BLS

3. Able to handle multiple priorities

EXPERIENCE:

• One year preferred

RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION:

This position could have access to patient confidential records and must comply with HIPAA regulations as

well as Cleveland Area Hospital Policies.

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WORKING CONDITIONS:

Primarily standing, sometimes sitting. Utilize good hearing, vocal and visual skills. Exposure to toxic,

chemicals and detergents. Exposure to moving mechanical parts. Exposure to potential electrical shock.

Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy. Exposure to communicable diseases. Exposure to blood

and/or body fluids. Exposure to latex rubber. May be exposed to communicable diseases.

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