High school education or equivalent preferred. Completion of Certified Nurse Aide course required within 4 months of hire date. Legible handwriting/printing required. Effective verbal communication skills. Completion of hospital orientation program. Able to accept direction from multiple sources.
Performs quality patient/resident care under the direction of a nurse
Performing basic patient care needs and services essential to caring for the patients' personal and comfort needs
Complete personal hygiene, collect specimens
Assisting patients with daily walking and exercise, transporting patients between departments
Observing, reporting, and recording vital signs of patients
May assist in post-mortem care
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.