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Certified Nursing Assistant Hospital

Company: Riverside Health System
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Newport News, Virginia

For over 100 years, at Riverside Health System, we have made it our mission to care for others as we would care for those we love.

Works under the supervision of Registered Nurse/LPN and Nurse Manager/Director in personal care of the patients and their environment (including those needing special precautions) and performs specified treatments. In addition, this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served in assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and provide the care needed as described according to the departmental policy and procedure. Promotes and maintains safe work environment for staff as well as our customers, incorporating national patient safety initiatives.

What you will do

  • Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of the technology systems necessary for patient data collection.
  • Demonstrates accountability for ensuring availability of resources (equipment, instruments, supplies) necessary to ensure positive patient outcomes. Maintains clean, safe and orderly work/patient environment by cleaning work stations/areas, equipment; stocking supplies; placing equipment in proper storage areas.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow plan of care to include performing treatments and procedures competently/independently under direction of RN/LPN. This may include the following procedures dependent upon unit/facility competency requirements such as enemas, vital signs, ice application, compresses, perineal care, rectal tube, sitz bath, unsterile sites, strain urine for stones, specimen collection, etc.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow the plan of care that assures patients receive consistent, competent, and ethical care, within legal standards of practice, while maintaining privacy and support for the patient's value system. Provides care consistent with both verbal and/or written instructions. Demonstrates competent understanding of assigned plans of care within appropriate scope of practice and responsibilities as directed by the RN/LPN to include accurately completing all required documentation.
  • Participates positively in training and support of all team members, volunteers and students as needed.

    • 1-3 years Prior experience in acute health care setting (Preferred)
      Licenses and Certifications
      • Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) - Virginia Department of Health Professions (Required)
      • CPR/BLS Certification - American Heart Association/American Red Cross/American Safety and Health Institute (AHA/ARC) (Required)
      • First Aid - American Heart Association/American Red Cross/American Safety and Health Institute (AHA/ARC) (Required)

        As a Riverside Health System team member, our benefits have you covered:

        Health & Wellness:
        • Medical Plan Options
        • Vision and Dental plans (including orthodontic care)
        • Wellness & fitness center discounts
        • Onsite pharmacy and delivery options
        • Riverside Health System services discount
        • Flexible spending and savings accounts
        • Healthy lifestyle incentives

          Peace of Mind:
          • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
          • Short Term Disability
          • Whole Life Insurance
          • Critical Illness Insurance
          • Accident Insurance
          • Legal Insurance
          • Pet Insurance

            Financial Support:
            • CEUs (MedBridge Education)
            • 403(b) Savings Plan (Immediate Matching)
            • Specialty Certification Financial Assistance
            • Company Wide Bonus Program
            • Employee Help Fund

              Work-Life Balance:
              • Paid Time Off (full- and part-time team members)
              • Extended illness bank
              • membership
              • Employee Assistance Program
              • Adoption Assistance
              • Area retail discounts
              • Community involvement opportunities

Keywords: Riverside Health System, Newport News , Certified Nursing Assistant Hospital, Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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