Penn State Health CNA/Clinical Nursing Associate - Emergency Services in Reading, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7:00p - 7:00a
J OB SUMMARY:
Under direction of a Registered Nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant contributes to the basic patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patient. Actual job tasks may vary depending on the unit or department assigned.
M INIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
Ability to use effective communication skills to allow you to work with patients, families and caregivers
Ability to obtain competency in assisting nurses with patient care as delegated
Ability to follow oral and written directions accurately and thoroughly, and observe/respond to needs of patients
Ability to prioritize and organize work
Experience and comfort with using computers
P REFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
BLS preferred; must receive certification within three months of start date
Nurse Aide Certificate
Medical Assistant Certification/Diploma
Experience working in an acute care setting
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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