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Job Title: Certified Nurse Aide

Company: Schervier Pavilion

City/State: Warwick, NY

Category: Nursing Support

Department: Snf/tcu 2-briar

Position: Per Diem

Hours: Variable (mandatory: 2 weekends shifts/month)

Shift: Variable

Req #: 6992

Job Details:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) is responsible for performing various direct patient care activities in a long-term care environment under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. CNAs employed in long-term care facilities assist, encourage, and comfort patients who are suffering from chronic physical or mental disorders on a recurring or on-going basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepares and assists with medical procedures as directed. Assists patient in dressing or undressing, bathing, and eating. Reports changes or problems in patient condition to professional nursing staff. Collects or assists in the collection of specimens for testing and analysis. Obtains and records vital signs and weight. Performs accu-checks, and oral and nasal suctioning. Collects and labels specimens. Prepares supplies and environment prior to and after care. Ensures adequate inventory of equipment and supplies in patient care area. May assist with admission, transfer and discharge of patients. Transports patients to units and ancillary departments for testing. Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

A minimum of two years of experience in a medical, hospital or health care setting which involved patient care related duties is preferred

Education:

A high school diploma or equivalency required Licenses / Certifications: Certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in New York State

Other:

The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.