Quality Placement Authority is seeking a caring and compassionate Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to join our dynamic care team. The ideal candidate will possess at least one year of CNA experience.
Position is for a county Jail. Must be able to pass background check.
CNA responsibilities include:
Understands and maintains confidentiality of patient information.
Relates to patients appropriately being sensitive to their needs and wishes.
Assists all nursing staff in caring for groups of patients using learned procedures, and with concern for safety and infection control practices.
Understands and uses correct body mechanics in relation to patient care and self, lifts safely.
Meets the patients' personal hygiene
Knows how to position patients correctly using proper body alignment.
Knows how to weigh patients using mechanical weighing apparatus and measures height.
Uses special equipment such as Hoyer lift, chair and bed scale etc.
Uses equipment safely such as side rails and restraint appropriately.
Immediately reports all unusual observations about a patient to the nurse.
Answers patient call lights and responds to patient requests as appropriate to job requirements.
Compliance with all applicable state and federal laws including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations which govern the privacy and confidentiality of information about patient.
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