Certified Nurse Assistant Inpatient Nights (Full-TIme)

Webster, TX

JOB SUMMARY

Carries out basic patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse in accordance with the standards of care for the center.  Demonstrates the appropriate skills and ability, based on level of training and scope of practice, to care for patients based on the age of the patient.  Age groups may include the infant, toddler, school age/adolescent, adult and older adult.

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 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current CNA certification
  • Current BLS certification
  • High Diploma or equivalent required

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE

Category I exposure to bloodborne pathogens, frequent exposure to chemical hazards and may encounter radiation hazards.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Assists in the care of assigned patients as directed by appropriate nursing staff.
  • Demonstrates awareness of and sensitivity to patient and family rights, as identified by the center.
  • Performs his/her duties in accordance with the job requirements.
  • Understands the protocol for responding to emergency situations and the importance of remaining calm in this situation.
  • Participates in staff meetings, in-service programs and educational requirements as appropriate.
  • Communicates all pertinent information, including findings, problems, concerns or ideas to the assigned nurse, utilizing appropriate lines of authority, in a timely and effective manner.
  • Promotes a constructive/positive atmosphere within the work area by demonstrating the ability to cooperate with and assist fellow health team members as well as patients and families.
  • Seeks guidance and assistance from the assigned nurse when knowledge base and skill level is in question

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The  physical  demands  described  here  are  representative  of  those  that  must  be  met  by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, converse, and listen; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must be able to lift and/or carry over 20 pounds on a regular basis and be able to push/pull over 25 pounds on a regular basis.
  • The employee must be able to stand and/or walk at least five hours per day.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

JOB CODE: 1000430