JOB TITLE: Certified Nursing Assistant or Nurses Aide
REPORTS TO: Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse/ Department Manager
JOB SUMMARY: The CNA/NA is a professional caregiver who provides direct and indirect care activities under direct supervision.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: CNA/NA responsibilities include but not limited to:
Prepare unit/patient room for receiving a patient/resident for admission
Provide personal care assistance including: bathing, hygiene, grooming, dressing, eating, toileting, transferring, and ambulating
Obtain and document vital signs, weight and intake/output as directed
Document accurately daily activities and pertinent information
Make regular rounds to assigned patients, anticipate their needs, and answer and respond to call lights in a timely manner
Transport patient/resident as necessary
Provide postmortem care when necessary
Work with other team members to turn and transfer patients as directed
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Skills- Ability to multitask, Excellent Time Management, Critical Thinking, Adaptable to ongoing changes in healthcare, Able to identify and follow protocols
ExperiencePrefer but not required a minimum of one year clinical experience in a hospital setting
EducationHigh School graduate (or equivalent) or high school student with an interest in health care profession.
Registration/CertificationCurrent CNA licensure in the state of Kansas or enrolled in a CNA class
Essential functionsSee attached Physical Requirements
About Republic County Hospital
At Republic County Hospital we strive for excellence in everything we do. We provide quality care to all citizens of all ages. We are forward looking to meet the changing health care needs of Forsyth and the surrounding area. At the same time, we are a stable organization that is financially sound. We involve all of our medical staff through good communication. We support them by trying to meet their professional needs in training, equipment and services. We emphasize good communication with all county citizens who support us financially and through the use of our services. We care about and support our employees through training and education who in turn are caring and committed to our patients and our organization.