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CNA (7-3 and 3-11)


General Summary: This position assists the nursing staff in rendering basic nursing care to assigned patients. The incumbent provides direct and indirect care following physician and nursing orders. Provides patient care/services for all stages of the lifespan including pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates commitment to philosophies, goals, standards of care, standards of personal conduct and behavior.
  • Provides personal care such as bathing, linen changes, mouth care, skin care and other related activities.
  • Ensures routine treatments/procedures and vital signs are completed and recorded.
  • Completes procedures for admissions, transfers, discharges, expirations, and pre and post operative care.
  • Demonstrates proper technique when turning and positioning, transferring and ambulating patients.
  • Assists with nutritional needs by preparing patients for meals, assisting/feeding, distributing snacks and recording intake and output.
  • Assists with elimination needs by offering bedpans/urinals, keeping incontinent patients clean and dry and battery of tests/specimens as ordered.
  • Aide in maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  • Helps maintain patient safety by keeping side-rails up, call bells in reach and providing other safety practices as indicated.
  • Assures that patient beds are labeled, and patient identifications bands are in place.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills to treat patients/others with dignity and respect.
  • Assumes responsibility for staying informed about updates and changes to policies by attendance at staff meetings.
  • Provides patient safety, hygiene, and personal care regarding age-specific needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) preferred.
  • Completion of approved Nurse Assistant Certification Course.
  • Current Nurse Aide Certification.
  • Certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or must obtain within three (3) months of hire.



Physical Requirements:

  • Standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching with arms, finger, and hand dexterity, talking, hearing, and seeing.
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling.
  • Light work – lifting 20 lbs. maximum.
  • Medium work – lifting 50 lbs. maximum.
  • Heavy work – lifting 100 lbs. maximum.
  • Clean, well lit, and comfortable climate.
  • Potential exposure to contamination with blood or bodily fluids, requiring wearing protective equipment.


NOTE: This job description is an overall statement of major accountabilities and duties performed by incumbents in this position. The incumbent may be required to perform other position-related duties other than those described in this description.

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