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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 7:18 PM

JOB SUMMARY:

The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) is responsible for performing various direct patient care activities in a long-term care environment under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. CNAs employed in long-term care facilities assist, encourage, and comfort patients who are suffering from chronic physical or mental disorders on a recurring or on-going basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Prepares and assists with medical procedures as directed.

* Assists patient in dressing or undressing, bathing, and eating.

* Reports changes or problems in patient condition to professional nursing staff.

* Collects or assists in the collection of specimens for testing and analysis.

* Obtains and records vital signs and weight.

* Performs accu-checks, and oral and nasal suctioning.

* Collects and labels specimens.

* Prepares supplies and environment prior to and after care.

* Ensures adequate inventory of equipment and supplies in patient care area.

* May assist with admission, transfer and discharge of patients.

* Transports patients to units and ancillary departments for testing.

* Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: A minimum of two years of experience in a medical, hospital or health care setting which involved patient care related duties is preferred

Education: A high school diploma or equivalency required

Licenses / Certifications: Certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in New York State

Other: The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.

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Associated topics: ambulatory, care unit, ccu, hospice, intensive, mhb, nurse clinical, surgery, tcu, unit

Source: http://www.jobs2careers.com/click.php?id=4643213581.96


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