CNA-PEC

Job Number: 2022-16944

Piedmont Extended Care - Augusta, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Description

The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for assisting the health care team to provide the physical and psychosocial needs of the residents while insuring that a clean, neat and safe environment is maintained.  The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible to the Director of Nursing and supervised by an LPN or RN. Accountability is monitored through performance evaluation, direct observation, incident reports, and resident/family comments.


Requirements

EDUCATION

 

                Completion of an approved nurse aide training program

 

CERTIFICATION
 

                Registered with the Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) in the State of Georgia

                Obtains/maintains CPR skills.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

                Long-term care preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

               Ability to read and write English; perform simple arithmetic calculations; and follow written and verbal English language instructions. 

            Basic knowledge of growth and development relevant to the ages of the residents served.

            Basic knowledge of the diseases and health care needs of the resident population served.

            Ability to think critically and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities in resident care.

            High level of interpersonal skills in order to interact effectively as a team member on a team with varying levels of   health care workers.

            Problem solving skills sufficient to allow effective problem/conflict resolution.

            Demonstrated traits of initiative and dependability required.

            Ability to perform efficiently and effectively under stress.

            Philosophy of health care service is compatible with that of the mission of University Extended Care, Inc. and  University Health, Inc.

 

 

Physical Abilities:

 

                Stand for long periods, 6-8 hours

                Sit for extended periods of time

                Bend and stoop

                Walk for long periods

                Lift and position of residents, not to exceed 40 lbs.

                Heavy equipment/supplies up to 40 lbs. (will transport residents, supplies and equipment)

                Sensory: Sight to observe residents symptoms

                Auditory to hear residents, measure Blood Pressure, alarms

                Tactile to  feel residents symptoms (warmth, induration)

                Olfactory to smell disease-specific smell, safety hazards.


Diversity & Inclusion

At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.


Excellence at Work

Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.



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