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CNA

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Requirements

The Legacy Nurse Assistant or CNA, provides health care for clients and patients

at home, hospitals, and other facilities under the direction of a nurse.

Education

• Complete an accredited CNA course

Experience

• One (1) or more years of clinical experience preferred

 

Licenses/Certifications

• Current certification as a Nurse Aid in the State

• Current CPR certification

 

Role

• Under the supervision of a LPN, RN, PA, ARNP or MD, assists in the assessment

of vital signs, transferring and ambulating of patients.

• Consult with and is responsible to RN's and other staff as appropriate.

• Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established

policies and procedures. Intervenes with proper technique, procedures and safety

precautions to meet individual needs of patient.

• Responsible for charting vital signs, intake and output on appropriate flow

sheets and reports any changes of patient status to appropriate disciplines.

• Responsible for ordering and maintaining supplies.

• Respects dignity and confidentiality of patients.

• Takes vital signs (temp, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure).

• Provides for emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients.

• Assists in maintaining working areas, supplies, and equipment in good working

order.

• Assists patients with personal hygiene, ADL's and linen changes.

 

• Assists healthcare providers and other health care staff as assigned.

• Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.

• Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical,

urgent, non-urgent, and emergency situations.

• Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and

apply knowledge to different factual situations.

• Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.

• Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.

• Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Legacy is an EO Employer