AHD Certified Nursing Assistant - SS
Company: Alameda Health System
Posted on: November 18, 2021
SUMMARY: Under close supervision, the AHD Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA) performs a variety of CNA tasks relating to the
care of patients and residents in a hospital, skilled nursing
facility or clinic. Performs routine inpatient and/or outpatient
nursing duties that do not require a nursing license. Performs
related duties as required.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the
duties performed by employees in this classification, however,
employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.
Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual
in the classification.
Assists patients with meals, personal hygiene and incontinent
Answers call lights promptly, and attends to patient comfort and
safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients'
clothing and bedside tables/equipment; observes and reports any
deviation in patients condition/status; keeps patient areas clean
Obtains and sets up suction equipment; sets up oxygen; turns and
positions patients with assistance; assists patients to and from
wheelchairs and gurneys; and assists patients with ambulation and
crutch walking. Reports to nurse regarding alarm/trach/airway
Takes patients' vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, and
blood pressure); administers simple range of motion exercises;
positions and drapes patients for examination or treatment;
transports patients to other areas of the hospital in wheelchair or
When assigned as a sitter, responsible for but not limited to
protecting the patient(s)/resident(s) from harm and assisting in
meeting their emotional and physical needs through one-to-one
continuous observation. Provide on-going observation and basic
When assigned to an outpatient setting, prepares examination room,
ensuring that it is stocked with the necessary supplies, equipment
and instruments for the type of clinic to be held; weighs, takes
and documents patients' vital signs; assists physicians or
mid-level practitioners during the examinations as directed; labels
and delivers specimens to the lab; assists in the maintenance of a
clean and well supplied clinical area; stocks shelves and monitors
expiration of medical supplies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: High School diploma or GED with
additional training. - Minimum Experience : Minimum of six months
experience in a sub-acute or acute care setting. Required
Licenses/Certifications : Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
issued by the American Heart Association. Required
Licenses/Certification : Current Nursing Assistant
AHD South Shore
Services As Needed / Per Diem
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