Certified Nursing Assistant performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Being a Certified Nursing Assistant collects non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs. Aids physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed. Additionally, Certified Nursing Assistant documents patient interactions as needed. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a registered nurse or manager. Requires Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Requires applicable state license. Certified Nursing Assistant’s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position’s specialty is the main requirement.
Certified Nursing Assistant Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant to join our team.
- The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care;
- Performs hourly rounding, consistently uses AIDET when interacting with patients and answers and responds to call lights timely;
- Specimen collection to include blood collection for bedside glucose testing. Correctly labels all lab specimens;
- Communicates with agency staff any change in schedule, client request, or complaint;
- Skin care;
- Personal care functions including: Bathing (bed, tub, shower, or sponge bath);
- Helps residents to and from social and dining activities and encourages their participation;
- Measures and records vital signs, such as temperature, pulse, etc., and reports any changes in condition;
- Performs other related duties as assigned;
- Help clients take prescribed medication and assist clients with ambulation;
- Communicates ideas and observations;
- Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the needs of the age of the Residents cared for;
- Identifies and participates in performance improvement activities;
- Making ongoing rounds to assigned residents, and responding promptly;
- Assisting patient in the self-administration of medication.
- Successful completion of a nursing assistant program;
- CPR/BLS certification;
- Current Physical;
- Must have current and active BLS from American Heart Association;
- Experience in health care or long term care;
- 1 year experience required;
- Up-to-date car insurance in your name, registration and valid Driver’s License;
- Preferably completed an approved Nurse Aide I training program and/or approved competency evaluation program;
- Demonstration of maturity and proficiency in performing the necessary job duties;
- Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with physical capability to perform job-related duties;
- Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with the organization’s requirements;
- Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed;
- Fun monthly events like Pizza Wednesday and Food Truck Friday;
- Must have basic computer skills;
- One year of experience in human services preferred.