CNA/Clinical Nursing Associate - 2 North Progressive Care Unit

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

 

Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  0.9

Shift:  Night
Hours:  7:00p - 7:00a

 

JOB SUMMARY:   

 

Under direction of a Registered Nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant contributes to the basic patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patient. Actual job tasks may vary depending on the unit or department assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required

 

Ability to use effective communication skills to allow you to work with patients, families and caregivers

 

Ability to obtain competency in assisting nurses with patient care as delegated

 

Ability to follow oral and written directions accurately and thoroughly, and observe/respond to needs of patients

 

Ability to prioritize and organize work

 

Experience and comfort with using computers

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

BLS preferred; must receive certification within three months of start date

 

Nurse Aide Certificate

 

Medical Assistant Certification/Diploma

 

EMT Certification

 

Experience working in an acute care setting

 

 

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

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