30+ Days ago
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The Nursing Assistant must have the skill and knowledge to provide population specific care.
He/She must have the ability to assist with the collection of data for objective assessment, and to identify the needs and requirements of the patient and report to the charge nurse/team leader. They will act within the scope of practice for Nursing.
JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Ensure self-compliance with regulatory and government standards of care.
Demonstrate the knowledge and skill to perform direct personal care of the patient.
Hold self accountable and responsible for work performance and continuous improvement of patient care in his/her work area and throughout hospital
Organize care and prioritize it by communicating and collaborating with others for a multidisciplinary approach to provide a continuity of care.
Ensure the satisfactory completion of personal care for patient and family.
The Nursing Assistant role is guided by the task described on the competency checklist and does not include the primary nursing functions of assessment, evaluation, judgement, and delegation.
High School graduate or equivalent preferred
Completion of certified nurse assistant course
BLS certification required within 6 months of employment
MO CNA, EMT, or have completed Fundamentals Class in Nursing school
Successful completion of hospital orientation