Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA (Wage)
Job ID: R0028899 | Healthcare Specialists | Part 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

Position Compensation Range: $13.65 - $21.16 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:
  • High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience:
  • No experience required.

Licensure:
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.
  • Certified to practice as a Nurse Aide in the Commonwealth of Virginia and must meet one of the following criteria (required):
    • Successful completion of the UVA PCT Education Program or successful completion of another PCT education program that has been approved by NPDS.
    • Documented proof of at least 1 year of recent (within past 2 years) experience in a similar PCT role from an outside institution. Candidate must successfully complete a written exam and must successfully demonstrate clinical skills during 6-month probationary period.
    • Passage of a nationally recognized and accredited PCT certification exam (example: National Healthcareer Association - C-PCT). Present certificate as verification.
  • OR must meet one of the following criteria (required):
    • Currently enrolled student nurses who have successfully completed the Medical/Surgical Clinical Experience and Didactic are exempt from the Certified Nurse Aide requirement.
    • EMT-B or above certification with 3 years EMT experience. Candidate must successfully complete a written exam and must successfully demonstrate clinical skills during 6 month probationary period.
  • Valid Virginia driver's license may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
On feet seeing patients and significant traveling.


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Charlottesville, VA 22903

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