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Company: UPMC Western Maryland
Location: Cumberland, MD
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

- Program Graduate
- Certification Required

Position Summary: The Certified Nursing Assistant under the direction of a Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse, and/or Staff Nurse is responsible for maintaining patient safety while providing direct patient care under the direction of a Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse, or Staff Nurse.

Education: Graduate of a certified Nursing Assistant program required.

Licensure/Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant license from the State of Maryland. Certain positions require additional licensure. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Experience: 0 to 3 years successful experience as a Nursing Assistant in a general hospital. Previous experience in clerical or receptionist position, hospital experience or satisfactory completion of a unit secretary training course. The student must have successfully completed the Fundamental of Nursing Care and obtained a Nursing Assistant Certification from the Maryland Board of Nursing.

Skills: Patient hygiene, physical comfort, mobility, monitoring safety, feeding patients, obtaining specimens, obtaining accu-checks, blood pressures, vital signs, height, weight, and other delegated tasks as allowed by the Maryland Nurse Practice Act.

**May be required to work additional shifts or varying hours to meet the operational needs of the department. 


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