- North Star Recovery
- 72 Hours
- Full Time
- Patient Direct Care
Summary of Position
The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care based upon his or her training and experience to designated patients.
- High School diploma or GED required.
- Completion of a state-approved nurse aide training program.
- Must maintain a current Indiana C.N.A. certification.
- Must obtain BLS and First Aid certification within three (3) months of hire.
Training and experience:
- Basic knowledge and understanding of general patient safety issues.
- Basic knowledge and understanding of the procedures and techniques required for the competent performance of the nursing assistant duties of the unit.
- Ability to detect and report obvious, or dangerous changes in patient’s condition.
- Basic knowledge and understanding of addiction and psychiatric concerns.
- The Certified Nursing Assistant will adhere to the following five KRAs when performing job duties.
- Work Force Excellence
- Heath Care Quality
- Growth and innovation
Position Specific Criteria:
- Assist with the collection of accurate patient data.
- Organize and prioritize patient care activities appropriately.
- Perform direct patient care by providing services related to nutrition, safety, comfort, hygiene, and mobility.
- Knowledgeable in, and abide by all department policies and procedures related to specific job title.
- Assume responsibility and accountability for personal job performance and tasks delegated by the RN, LPN, Clinical Supervisor, or Team Leader.
- Perform necessary quality checks within the department as delegated by the nursing team.
- Observe patient response to interventions, and report appropriately to assigned nurse.
- Communicate pertinent and abnormal data promptly to assigned nurse.
- Greet visitors, patients, and their families coming to the unit with an empathetic and helpful attitude.
- Interact and communicate with others in a way that promotes a positive and cooperative work environment.
- Documentation is complete and thorough in conjunction with the department’s standard of care.
- Perform quality documentation that contains descriptive, objective information.