Centralized Resources Pool - Certified Nursing Assistant
Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists the nursing staff in performing routine nursing care duties, and to provide assistance in the care of patients and their environments.
*This Full-Time posting will be filled to one of the following location(s):
1800 W. Charleston Blvd. 89102:
- 2 W MS - 6092 - 4 SO - 6086
- 1300 MS - 6080 - 5 NO - 6090
- 1400 MS - 6088 - 5 SO - 6180
- 1500 MS - 6083 Job Requirement
Equivalent to graduation from high school and six (6) months of clinical experience.
Valid Certification by the State of Nevada Board of Nursing as a Nursing Assistant. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
- 1+ years(s) Recent Documented experience in an Acute Care Setting.
- 1+ years(s) Recent Documented in a Medical / Surgical Care Unit.
- Documented experience with vent patients
- Availability to work ALL shifts, including graveyard, seven (7) days a week, as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; operation of general office equipment; basic medical terminology; basic mathematics; medical equipment; and universal precautions; department and hospital safety practices; patient rights; infection control practices and policies; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.
Performing and documenting vital signs; measuring and recording input and output; providing and assisting with activities of daily living; using good body mechanics; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time and strength to assist in the examination and treatment of varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.