• WellStar Health System
  • Lagrange, GA
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 927 S Davis Rd

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The Certified Nursing Assistant is a support provider who functions under the direct supervision of the registered professional nurse. The C.N.A.'s primary focus will be to promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the patient, family and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer service and assistance with activities of daily living, nutrition, hygiene, socialization , light housekeeping ( if in the patient's home) and comfort measures. The C.N.A. assists other health care providers with safe, age appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient care functions i.e. bathing, toileting, ambulation, vital signs, skin care, feeding, and other technical procedures for which they are credentialed. The C.N.A. will ensure that the proper supplies are stocked in the patient's environment. Must be able to work in multiple environments as assigned (the in-patient unit, patient's personal home, ALF, SNF, PCH) and with a variety of care providers, modeling excellent hospice care and emotional support. Must be comfortable with caring for terminally ill patients and performing postmortem care after the death. May be exposed to pets and cigarette smoke (in the patients' home). Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to enter documentation on the computer. Must maintain reliable transportation.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.

Required Minimum Certification: Completion of the State approved program for Certified Nursing Assistants and competency evaluation is required. Maintains ongoing CEU hours to maintain Certified Activity Assistant certification. BLS required.

Required Minimum Experience: A minimum of 3 to 6 months related experience is preferred.

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Associated topics: aprn, cardiology, cna, cns, neighborcare, ob, prac, practice, practitioner, prn

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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