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Certified Nursing Assistant (Contingent Worker)

Company: Equiliem
Location: Weehawken
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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.



Education Requirement:

Knowledge, Education and Skills Required: 1.High school diploma or equivalent.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

At least 1 year prior CNA experience in an Acute Care Facility- Required.

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 offer.

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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