*This position is for Asheville Specialty Hospital*
*$2000 SIGN ON BONUS*
Asheville Specialty Hospital (ASH) is the only accredited long-term acute care hospital in the western North Carolina region. ASH is an independent affiliate of Mission Health, housing 34 licensed beds and an attending medical staff of two physicians and two nurse practitioners' who communicate and plan medical treatment with your physician.
ASH has two levels of patient care within the hospital. The Progressive Care area is step-down level patients with nurse:patient ratios of 1:4 or 1:5 and may include patients with: cardiac, pulmonary, neuro, complex-wound care, and/or renal needs; these patients may be on telemetry or have a stable tracheostomy.
In the High-Obs area, we care for critically ill patients with nurse:patient ratios of 1:3. These patients may be on a ventilator with tracheostomy or titratable infusions.
Our CNAs work closely and in strong collaboration with nurses, Respiratory, Rehab, and Wound Teams. CNAs are trained in both care areas and have ratios of 1:10 or less.
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
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 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