Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Horizons

  • DRH Health
  • Duncan, OK, USA
  • Apr 03, 2024
Assistant & Support Nursing

Job Description

The Certified Nurse Aide provides compassionate care to individuals and families under the direction of the registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN).

 

Responsibilities:

  • Answers and responds to call lights or alarms to determine patients’ needs
  • Bathes, dresses and undresses patients
  • Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients that require help.
  • Transports patients or assists patients to walk
  • Turns and repositions bedfast patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent skin breakdown
  • Changes bed linens, runs errands within the hospital, directs visitors and answers telephones
  • Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed
  • Performs patient accu-checks and reports results appropriately
  • Straightens patient rooms as necessary and makes sure the walkways are free of clutter to provide an environment to assist in fall prevention.
  • Document in electronic medical record as necessary
  • Report changes in patient status or needs to licensed personnel in a timely manner
  • Supports and participates in department performance improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned or delegated by licensed personnel

Shift: 3

Hours: 7p-7a, 72 hrs pp

Type: Full Time

Category: Clinical

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Communication skills including fluency in oral and written English. Basic computer skills including the ability to send/receive/email, navigate information technology associated with the position, and use Electronic Health Record information tools.

 

Education and/or Experience: Completion of an approved Oklahoma Nurse Aide Training program, or previous health care related experience, or other related experience or training. Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: Certification by the Oklahoma State Health Department and registration as a Certified Nurse Aide preferred; American Heart Association BLS required; may have up to 30 days from date of hire to earn BLS. For those positions requiring travel, a current valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance must be maintained.

 

*Safety-Sensitive Position - This is a “Safety-Sensitive” Position as defined by Oklahoma law.  As such, please be advised that applicants for this position cannot test positive in pre-employment drug tests (or any drug tests administered after employment begins) for the presence of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a psychoactive component of cannabis.  This is true even if the applicant is in possession of a valid medical marijuana card that otherwise allows the license-holder to legally use and consume medical marijuana. Team Members in “Safety-Sensitive” positions are not permitted to test positive for the presence of THC in any pre-employment drug test, or any other drug test administered after employment begins.  This information is provided to applicants as a resource to the application process.  This is not a request for any applicant to disclose personal medical information during the application process. If you have any questions about the information in this disclaimer please direct these questions to a member of Human Resources.

 

**As a condition of employment, vaccinations are required per DRH Policy.  Medical and Religious Exemptions are available upon request.

 

***This position requires respirator and fit testing. Required testing will be performed on all team members at risk for exposure to airborne infectious diseases, droplet producing procedures, or any caustic chemicals

Employment Type

Full Time 72-80 Hours