Certified Nursing Assistant- Clinical Decision & Observation Unit

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Nov 29, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description


This unit is a sister-unit to our Emergency Department. Patients are usually telemetry patients or those needing further observation before being admitted to an inpatient unit or discharged to go home. Occassionaly, we also care for overflow behavioral health patients with medical needs on this unit. The flexibility to float among ED departments is an opportunity and need for this position.

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the licensed nurse, performs basic nursing care and personal care activities to patients according to their scope of practice, identified by the North Carolina Nurse Aide I or II Registry; unless the skill or task is not allowed for practice by a Certified Nursing Assistant at Mission Hospitals.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: High School Diploma or Equivalent; completion of CNA+4 training within 90 days of hire

PREFERRED EDUCATION: None

REQUIRED LICENSE: Must have and maintain current listing with Division of Facility Services as NA-I or II. Must have and maintain current basic life support (BLS/CPR) certification.

PREFERRED LICENSE: None

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: None

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Hospital or Nursing Home