Under the direct supervision of the nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant assists in the direct patient care and assists patients with activities of daily living.
Assist residents/patients with personal hygiene and care such as bathing, grooming, and dressing, and bowel and bladder care. Take and record patient vital signs and weight. Observe and record patients’ conditions, food and liquid intake and other behavior, and report changes to supervisor. Maintain clean and safe environments for patients. Lift, transport, and move patients using the appropriate techniques. Treat all patients, family, and other visitors with respect, and always engage with them in a tactful manner. Comply with all safety and health regulations.
- High school diploma or GED preferred
- Must hold current CNA certification (CA)
- Prior work experience in a direct patient care setting or in a long-term care facility preferred