Lifepoint Health Roxboro , NC 27573
Job Description: Person Memorial Hospital
Certified NA I: Performs basic nursing skills and personal care activities for patients/residents under the direction of the Registered/Licensed Practical Nurse. Practices within the Nursing Assistant's scope and according to Person Memorial Hospital policies/procedures/standards.
Certified NA II: Performs complex nursing assistant skills for patients/residents under the direction of the Registered/Licensed Practical Nurse. Practices within the Nursing Assistant's scope and according to Person Memorial Hospital policies/procedures/standards.
Reports to: Department Director
Responsibilities and Duties
Patient Care: Provides general patient care on an ongoing basis and/or during any interactions, administering to the emotional and physical needs of patients.
Responds to patient's calls promptly and satisfy their needs or refer their requests to the appropriate personnel.
Monitors vital signs and provides basic first aid as necessary.
Perform nursing skill activities according to policies/procedures.
Performs or assists with personal services for patients to include bathing, dressing/undressing, feeding, and other activities as necessary.
Patient Transport: Safely transports patients within hospital via wheelchairs, stretchers, or beds with accompanying equipment (e.g., IV's, oxygen, chest tubes, urine bags).
Verifies patient identification to ensure that correct patient is transported.
Verifies location to which patient must be transported and necessary medical equipment that must accompany patient.
Transfers and/or assists patient in and out of wheelchair, stretcher, bed, or vehicle safely.
Secures patient and any accompanying equipment appropriately for transport.
Safety: Identifies potential safety hazards in work areas and takes appropriate action to ensure safety of self and others.
Identifies potential safety hazards in work areas.
Takes appropriate measures for safety of self and others in work area.
Reports and/or communication correct information concerning safety hazards to appropriate personnel.
Assesses age specific data. Identifies patient needs based on age specific data.
Intervenes for age appropriate needs.
CNA I: Must be listed with the Division of Facility Services Nurse Aide Registry.
CNA II: Listing with Division of Facility Services Nurse Aide Registry. Listing with the NC Board of Nurse Aide II Registry.
Must have a current BLS.
Minimum Work Experience
Employee can be newly licensed and hold a high school diploma/GED equivalent. If the employee does not hold a high school diploma or GED equivalent then must have worked as a Certified Nurses Aide for a minimum 6 months.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran