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LV Certified Nursing Assistant

St. Luke's Hospital
Duluth

Job Description

See Licensure/Certification/Registration requirement
BLS certification within 90 days of start
Must have MN Nursing Assistant registration upon start

JOB SUMMARY

The Certified Nursing Assistant, under the direction of the RN, assists in providing activities of daily living and comfort measures according to a written plan of care for assigned patients. Assists with patient care activities/services of a technical nature and assists with daily unit activities and order. Other duties may be assigned. All employees are required to adhere to safe work practices and take active participation in the AWAIR (A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction) Program as requested. All employees shall actively support and participate in the Quality Assurance Program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: See Licensure/Certification/Registration requirement.

Experience: N/A

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Nursing Assistant on the Minnesota Department of Health Nursing Assistant Registry. BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network within ninety (90) days of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education: N/A

Experience: N/A

Licensure/Certification/Registration: BLS certification upon hire.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of basic mathematical computations; skill in taking temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure and weight; legible printing and/or handwriting. Ability to comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions; to observe and report anything that varies from normal or expected; to communicate and work harmoniously with patients, families and health team members; to maintain confidentiality.

READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

WRITING - Basic: Ability to write simple correspondence.

SPEAKING - Basic: Ability to speak simple sentences.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking; lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; lifts supplies/equipment; considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching. Ability to hear, see, stand, walk, bend, and lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

Stand - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Reach with hands and arms - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Bending-repetitive forward - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS

Up to 10 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Up to 25 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

N/A

WORKING CONDITIONS

Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)

Employment Type

Part-time

Schedule

.60, M-F, e/o weekend, Req # - 18161

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