Job Description

Job Title: CNA Trainee -- The Green Home (Wellsboro)
Job ID: 180001CF
Status:
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility:
Department: Nursing Services
Location: 37 Central Avenue, Wellsboro PA 16901

Description

We are now accepting applications for our Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Classes to be held in Spring 2019 in Muncy, PA. Several CNA Trainee positions are available for our Wellsboro location skilled nursing unit - The Green Home.

This is a paid training program. Students will be hired as CNA Trainees while they attend their training.

There will be three (3) weeks of classroom training at Muncy Valley. The classroom portion of the training will be held Monday through Fridays during the day. Discounted accommodations or mileage reimbursement for candidates travelling from out of the area is available.

Upon successful completion of the training – candidates will complete a four (4) week orientation at their hired location. Trainees will move into Certified Nurse Assistant positions after completing the training and successfully passing the CNA assessment.

You must be 18 years of age to apply.


Purpose:
Provide routine patient care and support services in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the nurse or physician, to assure that the highest degree of quality patient care is maintained at all times.

Responsibilities:
  • Acquire and distribute supplies and equipment to facilitate patient care delivery including but limited to messenger functions, ordering, charging/crediting supplies, set up of patient care equipment within the scope of the Nursing Assistant position, stocking patient rooms and unit supply areas. 
  • Document in the medical record according to established procedures.
  • Deliver patient nourishments, fill water pitchers, and distribute patient mail.
  • May apply, monitor and remove patient restraints at the direction of the RN/LPN. 
  • Transport, transfer, and position patients safely. 
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital related information. 
  • Comply with safety policy and procedures including standard precautions.
  • Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department
  • Perform patient care skills as directed by the RN/LPN in a safe manner according to policy and procedure. 
  • Respond directly to patient requests or appropriately communicate the patient needs. 
  • Maintain an environment conducive to patient safety & recovery including but not limited to completing safety checks, keeping the department and patient rooms clean and organized, cleaning department specific equipment, changing bed linens, emptying linen hampers, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning equipment.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• High school graduate or equivalent (required).
• Successful completion of nursing assistant training program.
• Knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
• May in the course of their job duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed. In the course of duties may be asked to distribute medications to the nurse at the bedside. Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.

Licensure/Certification:

• Certified Nurse Assistant CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
• Basic Life Support
• Act 33 Child Clearance
• Act 34 Criminal Clearance
• Act 73 FBI Clearance
• Older Adult Protective Service Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.12 to $18.40

Union Position: No

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