South Georgia Medical Center NURSING ASSISTANT in United States

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES


  1. Education and Certification:

A. High school graduate or GED equivalent required.

B. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) required.

C. CPR certification required.

  1. Recent (within last six (6) months) experience in CNA role in Acute Care Setting is preferred.

  2. Ability to read, write, perform simple calculations, and follow written and verbal instructions.

  3. Able to communicate clearly with, and care for a variety of people

  4. Flexible in scheduling and assignments.

  5. Evidence of personal health and hygiene.

  6. Ability to operate telephone, intercom system, calculator, and beeper.

  7. Ability to recognize and report changes in patient condition.

WORKING CONDITIONS – ADA INFORMATION

  1. Works primarily in hospital setting, consistent shift and unit.

  2. Requires moderate to frequent lifting (excess of 50 lbs.), bending, and assisting in same, using correct techniques.

  3. Likely to be exposed to blood and body fluids and infectious diseases on a daily basis.**

  4. Requires extensive walking during shift.

  5. Physical functional capacity for healthcare workers as defined by the Saunders Method (very heavy).