Certified Nursing Assistant, Med Surg, Presence St Joseph Hospita, Elgin

SUMMARY

 

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs various duties under the direction and supervision of a professional licensed nurse to assist the nursing staff in meeting patient treatment and care requirements. All duties are carried out in accordance with the established policies and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Provides direct patient care as assigned by the licensed nurse and communicates patient’s response.
  2. Performs routine procedures e.g. blood glucose monitoring, vital signs, heights, weights, intake and output and the collections of urine, stool and sputum specimens.
  3. Documents care per departmental standards in electronic medical record.
  4. Assists with patients’ activity and providing a safe environment.
  5. Observes patients while performing delegated tasks and reports significant findings regarding patient safety, personal needs and changes in patient’s condition to the licensed nurse.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                                              

High School diploma or equivalent required. One year of experience preferred.

 

Computer Skills                                                          

Knowledge of EPIC preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Nursing Assistant certification required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hosp Elgin
Department Name: Med Surg Unit 4 PSJHE

Company
Presence Health Network
Posted
03/25/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Elgin, Illinois 60123-4912, US