Salary Range: $28.89-$32.52
Summary of Duties: Under the direction and supervision of an RN, assumes responsibility and accountability for assignments for designated time frame, assisting other nursing staff in providing patient care according to established methods/policies/standards within the scope of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) practice.
Educational Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent (GED), work experience required. Successful completion of a nursing assistant training program or currently enrolled in, or a graduate of, an accredited RN program.
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) certification required, or actively enrolled in, or graduated recently from, an accredited RN program. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Experience Requirements: Previous six (6) months experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in acute care setting required, or satisfactory completion of a Nursing Assistant Training program. Experience working with ICU patients preferred.
Special Skills or Abilities: Ability to read, write and comprehend medical terminology and English, communicating effectively. Emotional and physical stamina to work in an environment related to patients, staff and visitors. Good organizational skills to handle large volume of patient care activities. Able to lift 50 lbs.