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Certified Nursing Assistants - CNA - Care Associate - Multifunctional

Baltimore, MD

MEDSTAR HEALTH

Posted 9 weeks ago
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Job Description

Certified Nursing Assistants - CNA - Care Associate - Multifunctional

Full-Time

Are you a licensed CNA with a passion or helping those in your community Do you want to work for a health system that truly believes "It's how we treat people"

We are hiring Certified Nursing Assistants and Multifunctional Technicians at the following MedStar locations:

  • MedStar Franklin Square
  • MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
  • MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
  • MedStar Harbor Hospital

We have the following shifts available:

Full Time

  • Full Time Day Shift (7AM - 7PM 3 days a week with rotating weekend)
  • Full Time Night Shift (7PM - 7AM 3 days a week with rotating weekends)
  • Full Time Evening Shift (11AM - 11PM 3 day a week with rotating weekends)

Part Time/PRN

  • Various shifts available

***EVENING/NIGHT/WEEKEND SHIFT PREMIUMS AVAILABLE

Job Summary

Functions as a member of the patient-centered care team to provide direct bedside care to the patient under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Performs a variety of activities for assigned patients and their families and significant others.

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Training

  • Completion of an approved nursing assistant certification program; high school graduation or equivalent preferred.

Experience

  • 6 months related experience preferred.

License/Certification/Registration

  • CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certification by the Maryland Board of Nursing. BLS (Basic Life Support) certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Basic math skills. Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADL's) including bathing, dressing, skin care, positioning, ambulation, toileting, and range of motion activities.
  2. Assists with environmental services support such as linen management, trash removal, and cleaning patient rooms as needed.
  3. Assists with transport of patients, specimens, equipment, and supplies as appropriate. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.
  4. Communicates changes in the patient's condition to the Licensed nurse.
  5. Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
  6. Obtains data and accurately documents pertinent patient information.
  7. Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams.
  8. Performs basic procedures, collects specimens, provides respiratory therapy support, performs venipuncture and obtains EKG's.
  9. Provides and documents nutritional support for patients.
  10. Reports actual and potential problems concerning patients, families, staff and their departments to the Registered Nurse. Responds to questions from patient, families and significant others in a prompt, courteous, positive manner, referring them to appropriate personnel if necessary.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
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