JOB DESCRIPTION:  ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES, PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


Job Title:  CNA

Job Code:  6070-220

Department:  Med/Surg/Peds

Division:  Patient Services

Reports To:  Director, Med/Surg/Peds

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Revised Date:  October, 2009

SUMMARY Assists in providing patient care under the supervision of professional nursing staff in accordance with Hospital policy by performing the following duties:


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Communicates with and keeps RN informed on unit activities, needs and problems related to patient care.

 






 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, patients, families and other employees or the organization.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Completion of an approved nursing assistant training program and/or has appropriate past experience

Has successfully passed the competency and skills tests to be eligible for state registry.

BCLS certification within three months of employment.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel.  The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to walk and sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 21 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock and blood-borne pathogens.  The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.






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St. Anthony Regional Hospital

Carroll, Iowa

CNA

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Eric Hammer

Vice President of Regional Operations

ehammer@stanthonyhospital.org