Certified Nursing Assistant

Jamaica, NY

Posted: 05/15/2019 Job Number: 12769918
NURSING HOME FACILITY IN JAMAICA, QUEENS SEEING NEW GRAD & EXPERIENCED CNAS TO WORK FULL TIME AND PART TIME STARTING ASAP!

As a CNA you have to be prepared to work irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
A certified nursing assistant's primary responsibility is to assist patients with their daily activities. While some CNAs may have additional responsibilities such as administering medication the core functions of a CNA on the job include:
  • Bathing and dressing patients
  • Taking vital signs
  • Collecting information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors
  • Answering patient calls
  • Examining patients for bruises and other injuries/wounds
  • Turning or repositioning patients who are bedridden
  • Lifting patients into beds, wheelchairs or exam tables
  • Cleaning and sanitizing patient areas
  • Provide and empty bedpans
  • Changing sheets and restocking rooms with necessary supplies
As a CNA, you also serve as a conduit between nurses, doctors and patients and record and communicate all issues to medical staff. Depending on where you work, other duties could include setting up equipment at a nurse or doctor's request and transporting patients to treatment units and operating rooms.

Jorell Rivera
Staffing Specialist

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