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Hospital for Special Care CERTIFIED NURSES ASSISTANT - MEDICAL REHAB UNIT in New Britain, Connecticut

  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Required: Certified nursing assistant (for new hires)

  • Required: Ability to read, write and understand instructions

  • Required: State registration (for new hires)

  • Preferred: High school diploma/GED

  • Preferred: Previous experience as a certified nursing assistant

  • Preferred: Basic Computer knowledge

  • In Lieu of certification/registration, nursing students currently enrolled in a Connecticut nursing school who have completed 100 hours of theoretical and clinical instruction in the fundamental skills of nursing are qualified. Certificate and registration must be obtained within 120 days of employment.

  • JOB SUMMARY

  • The certified nursing assistant, within a team, functions as a caregiver who assists in the care of a group of patients under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse.

  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide care under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse in accordance with hospital policies, procedures, and protocols.

  • Receives report from licensed nurse on assigned patients.

  • Reports pertinent patient information to appropriate team members.

  • Incorporates awareness of age, developmental, cultural, hearing and other special patient needs into care provided for assigned patients.

  • May assist professional staff during emergency situations.

  • Demonstrates competency in use of patient related equipment.

  • Documents in a timely and accurate manner adhering to hospital policies and procedures.

  • Attends and participates in staff meetings.

  • Completes specific assigned tasks, sets priorities for daily tasks, prioritizes and completes assigned tasks.

  • Assists with maintaining orderliness, cleanliness, and supplies business unit.

  • Assists with equipment maintenance and identification of technical equipment problems when they arise and reports any problems to manager or PCC.

  • Transports specimens to laboratory.

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