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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) PRN

Jackson, TN 38303

American Health Partners

Posted 12 weeks ago
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Job Description

The purpose of this position is to provide basic patient care in a manner conducive to the comfort and safety of patients, under the direction of the nursing staff.


Description of Required Duties and Tasks:


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.


• Recognize and respond to the needs of patients.


• Assist in lifting, turning, moving, positioning and transporting patients into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.


• Observe patients’ conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output and vital signs and report changes to the charge/staff nurse as soon as possible.


• Verify the identification of a patient to ensure appropriate care is provided to the correct patient.


• Report and record patient’s intake on meal percentage sheets and report to charge nurse intake of less than 25%.


• Report accidents and incidents when they occur.


• Assist in admitting, transferring and discharging patients.


• Report to supervisor all complaints and grievances made by patients, families, visitors and agencies.


• Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


Required Skills:


• Communication skills and active listening


• Possesses good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations. Responds promptly to customer’s needs.


• Accepts responsibility for own decisions, actions and results. Able to maintain dependable behavior in times of crisis or complexity.


• Upholds organizational values and abides by state and federal regulations. Maintains confidentiality of HIPAA information. Treats others with respect.


• Seeks increased responsibility. Sets self-improvement goals linked to the organizational goals.


• Demonstrates knowledge of the position and industry. Seeks additional information.


• Maintains high level of performance while demonstrating commitment to accuracy and thoroughness.


• Displays ease working with others. Contributes ideas and skills to team. Puts success of team above own interests.


• Able to gather and analyze data and reach appropriate conclusion. Solves problems in a timely manner.


• Is consistently at work and on time. Ensures work responsibilities are covered. Arrives at meetings on time.


PBJ Requirements:


• Individuals who have completed a State approved training and competency evaluation program, or competency evaluation program approved by the State, or have been determined competent as provided in 483.150 and who are providing nursing or nursing-related services to residents. Do not include Volunteers.


Required Work Experience:


• Six (6) months healthcare experience preferred.


Education Requirements:


• High school diploma preferred.


• Completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant course required.


License/Certification Requirements:


• Current State Certified Nursing Assistant


Other Requirements:


• Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work.


• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours


• Travel required


Required Computer Software:


• Advanced Microsoft Suite, including Excel, Access, Power Point and Word


• Ability to learn HRIS and/or applicant tracking systems


• Outlook


Equipment Used


• Standard Office Equipment


• Computer


Physical Requirements:


• Job may require frequent lifting of objects up to 50 pounds.


• Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling.


• Work is typically performed in a standard office environment; well-lit; comfortable temperature controlled; above-average conversational noise is frequent.


• 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.


Required Safety Expectations:


• Working safely and follow safety rules.


• Report unsafe working conditions and behaviors.


• Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.


Supervisory Responsibilities:


• Does not have direct supervisory responsibility.


• Must possess the ability to provide training, work direction and/or problem solving for other Human Resource team members.


• Supervisor frequently determines priorities.



COMPENTENCIES:



Analytical Thinking: Able to gather and analyze data and reach appropriate conclusion; Solves problems in a timely manner.



Customer Service: Possesses good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations; Responds promptly to customer’s needs.



Accountability: Accepts responsibility for own decisions, actions and results; Able to maintain dependable behavior in times of crisis or complexity.



Attendance: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered; Arrives at meetings on time.



Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification.



Ethical Behavior: Upholds organizational values and abides by state and federal regulations; Maintains confidentiality of HIPAA information; Treats others with respect.



Initiative: Seeks increased responsibility; sets self-improvement goals linked to the organizational goals.



Job and Industry Knowledge: Demonstrates knowledge of the position and industry; Seeks additional information.



Productivity and Quality of Work: Maintains high level of performance while demonstrating commitment to accuracy and thoroughness.



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