Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Hazel Green, AL)

Certified Nursing Assistant
Job Summary

Performs nurse aide duties that provide for the physical and emotional needs of the assigned patients.

Essential Functions

Adheres to RAH Staffing Services policies & State Practice Act.

Performs work under the supervision of the Supervising Nurse.

Performs nurse aides duties, not limited to: personal care of the patient (bathing, dressing, or hygiene, toileting activities and feeding), transferring and ambulation activities, range of motion exercises, vital signs (temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate, and blood pressure), and post mortem care.

Receives direction from licensed nurses in planning and carrying out nursing aide care.

Observes and reports to the licensed nurse the physical and psychological condition of the patient including any changes.
Reports safety hazards and unusual incidents involving patients, visitors or self to the Supervising Nurse and to the office.
Performs the following, provided that he/she has been trained, demonstrated competency and it is within the facility policy and state law; enemas, colostomy care, wound care and catheter care.
The Certified Nurse Aide will NOT perform any of the following:

1. taking or transcribing physician orders
2. preparing and administering parental medications

3. activities outside the Scope of Practice for CNA as outlined in the State Practice Act.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Availability

Graduate of a state approved Certified Nurse Aide course.

Six months experience within the past 2 years as a Certified Nurse Aide.

Currently certified in the state as a Certified Nurse assistant. Passing score on RAH's Nurse Aide Competency exam.

Meets the health requirements for employees providing direct patient care.

Have valid driver's license and use of an insured automobile for work or access to adequate transportation.

Annual tuberculin skin test or x-ray and periodic health statement signed by a licensed health examiner and any other health tests or immunizations required by facility.

Working Conditions/Environment

Primarily works in facilities, travel required. Shift times and days vary.

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