A Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients with activities of daily living and assists in the maintenance of a safe, clean environment for patients on the MST floor. S/he must have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of Medical, Surgical, and Telemetry patients. ESSENTIAL DUTIES1. Provide safe and efficient direct patient care under the direction of the RN.2. Keep charge nurse informed of the patient's status and changes as well as problems.3. Participate in department performance improvement activities.4. Comply with mandated hospital and department education programs.5. Accept responsibility for professional growth and development.6. Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and objectives of the AR Gould organization. Practice and encourageService Excellence.7. Age specific standards: The individual in this position must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth anddevelopment over the life span of the patient. In addition, s/he must possess the ability to assess patient datarelative to age specific needs and provide care as described in the department's policies. 8. Excellent documentation skills with the ability to learn and incorporate electronic documentation. 9. Demonstrate proficiency with patient transfers.10. Demonstrate an understanding of adaptive equipment and how it is used.OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES1. Perform other work-related duties, within their scope of practice, as assigned.LICENSE REQUIREMENTSActive and in good standing on the Maine CNA registry or registry eligible at time of orientation start date.AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS1. Variable work schedule requires day, evening, and night work as well as weekends and holidays.EDUCATION, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS1.Successful completion of an approved CNA program, and registry eligible at time of hire.2.BLS Certification within one year3. Must be able to read and write with proficiency to accomplish all responsibilities.
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