Job Description

Job Summary: The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides direct and indirect patient care activities.

The CNA assists patients with activities of daily living, provides personal care, motivates and assists patients in developing and utilizing their maximum potential for self-care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of patients.

The CNA duties include assisting patients with bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, re-positioning in bed, walking, social activities; obtaining vital signs, height and weight; transports patients using wheelchairs and/or movable beds in consideration of patient age, gender, culture and stated preferences, maintaining patient privacy and respect at all times.

The CNA assists with admission, transfer, or discharge activities as directed by RN and/or LVN. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the organization strategic plan, the goals and direction of the quality assurance performance improvement process, and activities.