Certified Nursing Assistant (Contingent Worker)
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Schedule Notes: 2:45PM - 11:15PM 5X8's- 40hrs/weekly. Every
Other Weekend Required. Holidays- As Needed. No on Call.
Job Summary: The Certified Nursing Assistant provides direct
patient care under the direction of the RN professional to all
assigned patients, and maintains a safe patient area. He/she
assumes responsibility and accountability for patient care as a
team member in order to achieve established outcomes. Essential
Generic Job Functions (List in order of importance): 1. Provides
direct hygiene and comfort care to patients including bathing,
toileting, oral hygiene, incontinent care, and bed making. 2. Takes
vital signs under the direction of the RN, and documents
accordingly, and notifies the RN of the results. 3. Performs and
documents glucose finger sticks and collects other specimens
including stool, urine, and sputum. 4. Obtains and documents daily
patient weights and observes and documents patients intake and
output. 5. Provides a safe patient environment by answering call
lights promptly, communicating with the RN immediately for any
change in patients condition. 6. Acts in the role of patient sitter
when needed. 7. Maintains a clean and safe nursing unit and patient
room 8. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and
modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e.,
age, culture, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process
includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary
caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational,
literacy, etc.). Contacts: Regular contact with Medical Center
personnel, patients and visitors.
Knowledge, Education and Skills Required: 1.High school diploma or
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
At least 1 year prior CNA experience in an Acute Care Facility-
BLS - AHA- Required.
CNA Float Pool- Must be willing to act as a sitter as needed and
float to other units as needed.
Patient Ratios: Up to 1:9
Must be highly reliable and be available to work all days and not
have any scheduling issues that are not pre-disclosed prior to
Must not have alternative jobs that would interfere with HMH
schedule being a priority.
Keywords: Equiliem, New York , Certified Nursing Assistant (Contingent Worker), Other , Weehawken, New York
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