Certified Nursing Assistant

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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.