Jobs Description

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Full-Time
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Summersville, WV
  • Salary + Benefits
  • Southern West Virginia
  • January 7, 2016
  • June 15, 2017
  • January 1, 2020

Additional Information

Job Responsibilities:

  • Helps patients by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs
  • Provides comfort, transportation, and vital sign monitoring

Job Duties:

  • Maintains patients’ personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
  • Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
  • Provides adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths; applying restraints.
  • Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information.
  • Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients’ call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor.
  • Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
  • Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations; maintaining licensure.
  • Enhances nursing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • MUST be licensed (up-to-date) to practice in West Virginia.
  • Multi-tasking
  • Medical teamwork
  • Wonderful bedside manner
  • Infection control
  • Nursing skills
  • Health promotion and maintenance
  • Creating a safe and effective environment for patients
  • Informing others
  • Good judgment
  • Quality pain management
  • Acute/Critical care experienc