JOB SUMMARY:
The Certified Nursing Assistant provides patient care and related services necessary in caring for personal needs and comforts of patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Demonstrates understanding of infection control and safety practices.
2. Adheres to the department/hospital general policies.
3. Assist RN with vital signs monitoring and/or observes patient to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions.
4. Gives direct patient care, such as bathing, dressing, and feeding patients, and assisting in examinations and treatments.
5. Adheres to department/hospital infection control standards according to established policies and procedures.
6. Adheres to department/hospital safety standards according to established policies and procedures.
7. Adheres to department/hospital risk management standards according to established policies and procedures.
8. Addresses patients, visitors, co-workers and physicians in a pleasant, respectful manner, displaying courtesy.
9. Assists and works cooperatively with other hospital staff members as needed.
10. Assesses work area for safety and cleanliness. Reports all problems with equipments to charge nurses or department director for corrective action.
11. Maintains confidentiality of all patients, hospital and physician related information
12. Occasionally may require overtime.
13. Performs other assigned duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
– Must be graduate from High School
– Florida Nursing Assistant Certificate required
– CPR certification preferred

Experience and Training:
Successful past experience in the health delivery setting with a minimum of three to six months as a Nursing Assistant.