At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
WellStar West Georgia Hospital - We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant/CNA to join our Team!
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a support care provider who functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The CNA primary focus will be to promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the nurse, physician, healthcare team and other healthcare providers to provide excellence in patient experience; and assist with daily living activities and comfort measures. The CNA assists other health care providers with safe, age appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient care functions; i.e. ADL’s, ambulation, and vital signs. Approved advanced technical training skills may be required i.e. phlebotomy, simple treatments, dressing changes, oral suctioning, and discontinuing Foley catheters. Performing additional advanced skills may be required to support clinical care and will fluctuate depending on the needs of the unit. Performing clerical functions such as: retrieval of data, maintaining unit supplies, and transporting supplies/patient medications will be required. The CNA must be able to work in a fast-paced environment which requires multi-tasking and effective communication with the Registered Nurse and ancillary team. Must be able to perform under stressful conditions with a compassionate, respectful and service mindset. Must be able to take direction from a variety of care providers. Must be organized with excellent communication skills.
Required Minimum Education : High school diploma or General Education Diploma/Development (GED) or equivalent required. Graduation from a State approved program for Certified Nursing Assistants or Patient Care Tech Program.
Required Minimum Experience : Ability to enter information into an electronic medical record.
Preferred Experience : A minimum of 3-6 months related experience is preferred.
Required Minimum Certification : Active status as a Certified Nursing Aide in the State of Georgia. BLS card from the American Heart Association by the first day of employment.
Ongoing Minimum Certification : Maintain active status as a Certified Nursing Aide in the State of Georgia. Competency evaluation required.
Required Skills : Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Basic computer skills required; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; Ability to collaborate with other health care providers in the provision of patient care; ability to multi-task essential; ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential; strong detail orientation required; computer skills required; time management skills are required.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
FacilityWellStar West Georgia Medical Center
|Location:||United States Georgia LaGrange|
|Salary:||Highly Competitive USD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
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