Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Richmond, VA
December 26, 2023
Urgent
Application deadline closed.
Deadline date:
Application deadline closed.
$19 - $23 / hour

Job Description

Job description

Responsibilities:
– Assist patients with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and grooming
– Monitor and record vital signs, such as blood pressure and temperature
– Administer medications as directed by healthcare professionals
– Assist with patient mobility and transfers
– Provide emotional support and companionship to patients
– Document patient information and maintain accurate records
– Follow infection control protocols and maintain a clean and safe environment
– Collaborate with the healthcare team to provide quality patient care

Skills:
– Airway management: Ability to assist with maintaining a patient’s airway and provide basic airway management techniques
– Medical terminology: Familiarity with medical terminology to effectively communicate with healthcare professionals
– Lift: Ability to safely lift and move patients as needed
– Tube feeding: Knowledge and experience in administering nutrition through feeding tubes
– Hospice care: Understanding of the unique needs of patients in hospice care and ability to provide compassionate support
– Systems: Familiarity with various medical systems, such as electronic health records or medication administration systems
– Ventilate: Ability to assist with ventilator management for patients requiring respiratory support
– Physiology knowledge: Understanding of basic human physiology to provide appropriate care and recognize abnormal signs or symptoms
– Aseptic technique: Knowledge and practice of aseptic techniques to prevent infection transmission
– Catheterize: Ability to perform urinary catheterization under the direction of healthcare professionals

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, qualifications, or working conditions associated with the role.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, PRN

Salary: $18.97 – $22.85 per hour

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics
  • Home Health

Physical setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Supplemental schedule:

  • Holidays

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person