Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA - Acute Care / General Medicine
$4,000 Sign-On Bonus
Job ID: R0027826 | Healthcare Specialists | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
Certified Nursing Assistants assist with caring for patients, including psychiatric and rehabilitative patients. They administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, trimming fingernails, bed-making, and assisting with ambulation. They perform direct and indirect patient care activities according to established policies and procedures, observe and report changes in patient conditions, and maintain a safe and clean environment. Work is assigned at the task level and performed under direct supervision.
  • Measure and record vital signs, including height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration for each new patient on admission.
  • Document and report patient information clearly and concisely via electronic medical record.
  • Demonstrate a consistent level of performance irrespective of changes in workload.
  • Report observations regarding patient's welfare or condition to appropriate nurses and care providers.
  • Recognize emergency situations and report to appropriate staff.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Sign on bonus potential of up to $4,000. Qualified candidates must accept an offer of employment by 11/15/2021. One year work committment required.

Position Compensation Range: $13.12 - $20.34 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent.

Experience: No experience required. Relevant experience preferred.

Licensure:

  • Certified Nursing Aide certification (CNA) through the Virginia Board of Nursing.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires frequently bending/stooping and driving (Home Health Aide only). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs and > 100lbs (Home Health Aide only). May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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