Job Description

Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant (Evening/Night Flex) - Med/Surg 4
Job ID: 190000N4
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Med Surg 4
Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915

Description

UPMC Cole is hiring a Full Time Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to support our 4th Floor Medical/Surgery Unit.

This position will work evening and night shifts, 40 hours per work. Evening shift is from 2:45pm - 11:15pm, and night shift is from 10:45pm - 7:15am. This position will be required to work every other weekend and off shift coverage as needed.

The CNA will 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: 
  • 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 communicates 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.
  • 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.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • 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
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation OR Basic Life Support
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • If entering position as part of CNA training program, employee has 120 days to obtain CNA
  • Students entering Nurse Aide Training classes who have residency in PA must have a Photo ID with a PA address

Salary Range: $11.50 to $19.01 / hour

Union Position: No

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