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CNA- Med/Surg (PRN)

Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Req ID 7462-8503 Post Date Feb. 12, 2024 CategoryNursing Support FacilityRutherford Regional Health System
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Under the supervision of an RN, the Certified Nursing Assistant performs basic patient care activities.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.
  • Answers call lights and responds to patients' needs appropriately and promptly.
  • Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.
  • Collects and documents patient information as needed (including weight and vital signs).
  • Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
  • Assists with post mortem care including transport to the morgue.
  • Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.
  • Transfers, moves and repositions patients as assigned.
  • Sets up simple traction as requested.
  • Appropriately obtains, stores and labels specimens. Enters specimen orders accurately and endures safe delivery of specimens to the lab.
  • Assists in discharge process of patients to include: transport, packing of personal belongings and assistance with hygiene needs as requested.
  • Assists with orientation and training of others as directed.

Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Computer skills, previous EMR experience preferred.
  • Medical Technology preferred

 

Required Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

 

Certifications:

  • BLS required
  • Licenses: Current NC Certified Nursing Assistant certification

 

Minimum Work Experience:

  • 1 year preferred

 

Company Description:

Rutherford Regional Health System is a 143-bed acute care facility that offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Rutherford Regional is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs.  We provide our services in a caring, professional environment through the teamwork of our medical staff and employees.

Rutherford Regional Health System’s partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare is bringing the pieces together to transform healthcare in Rutherford County. Duke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture of Duke University Health System, one of the country’s leading academic health systems, and LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. These two forces joined because of the shared interest in collaborating with hospitals, healthcare providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative healthcare services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke’s unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence and quality care with LifePoint's extensive resources and knowledge and experience operating community hospitals and healthcare organizations.

 

Why join our team?

We are dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs, and we believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal. Rutherford Regional is growing its team of dedicated health care professionals. If you are looking to start a career that cares, are passionate about changing lives, and ready to work in a supportive environment in a close-knit community, apply today!


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