Assists licensed nursing staff in providing direct patient care and helps in the environmental maintenance of the nursing unit under the direction of the Registered Nurse and within the scope of defined practice.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Must have 1 year recent (within the last 5 years) nursing assistant experience in a hospital or nursing home
or have current CNA certification
or completed the first year of a nursing program (or currently enrolled in a nursing program and completed the first clinical rotation)
Licensure: BLS required within six months of hire
Skills & Abilities: Good communication and interpersonal skills. Able to perform NA duties described above.