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

Description

- High School Diploma or GED along with additional training/co
- Certification Required

MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK ADDITIONAL SHIFTS OR VARYING HOURS TO MEET THE OPERATIONAL NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT.

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: Certification as Nursing Assistant or Geriatric Aide by Maryland State Board of Nursing. Certain positions require additional licensure. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.

Experience: Previous experience in clerical or receptionist position, hospital experience or satisfactory completion of a unit secretary training course is preferred. Six months successful experience as a Nursing Assistant in a general hospital preferred. Experience as a student nurse is an acceptable substitute for a Nursing Assistant Class. The student must have successfully completed the Fundamentals 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.


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