It's the perfect time to start the next chapter of your healthcare career with Atlas Healthcare Partners! We offer a five day work week, with no nights, no weekends, no call and no holidays.
The CNA provides routine patient care to promote patient comfort and contribute to the overall plan of care. The CNA is responsible for on-going patient data collection and documentation in the medical record; provides a variety of department support functions which contribute to the overall efficient operation of the nursing department.
High school diploma or GED required. Current BLS certification is required. Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in state of practice is required for new hires and transfers. Requires skills and abilities typically attained with 1 year of medical clerical experience; preferably in a ambulatory, acute care or physician office setting. Working knowledge of medical terminology, computer literacy and keyboarding skills are required. Successful completion of either a department/facility approved basic electrocardiogram interpretation course or electroencephalographic interpretation course, or on the job training is also required.
Recent healthcare experience preferred.
• Provides assistance in activities of daily living and completes necessary tasks to promote patient health, including assisting patients with basic hygiene needs, maintaining an optimum level of mobility and assisting patients with nutritional intake, as needed.
• Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements in accordance with unit/facility policy and standards of care.
Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care.
Assists in the transportation of patient specimens.
• Recognizes and reports abnormalities and/or changes in the patients’ health status and responses to treatment to a licensed professional.
Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.
• Performs procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies and state scope of practice; procedures may include blood draws, foley catheter removal, EKGs, and EKG monitoring.
Provides necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures, under the direct supervision of a licensed professional.
• Maintains a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
• May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel.