Certified Nursing Assistant


Wilbraham, MA

Industry: Patient Care


Not Specified years

Posted 432 days ago

  by    Ashad Darogaji

This job is no longer available.

A Certified Nursing Assistant's Job Responsibilities:

• Helps patients by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs; providing comfort, transportation, and vital sign monitoring.

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Duties:

• Provides patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.

• Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.

• Provides adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, nonsterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths; applying restraints.

• Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information.

• Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients' call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor.

• Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.

• Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.

• Protects organization's value by keeping patient information confidential.

• Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards.

• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations; maintaining licensure.

• Enhances nursing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Certified Nursing Assistant Skills and Qualifications:

• Multi-tasking, Medical Teamwork, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Nursing Skills, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Informing Others, Judgment, Pain Management, Acute/Critical Care 

$80K - $90K