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Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant
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Wabasha, MN 55981

Posted 11 months ago

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today.

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Join our team of caring nursing assistants and enjoy fulfilling work in a values-based environment. We have Full-Time, Part-Time and Casual vacancies.

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Job Description:

Job Description

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is responsible for performing basic care of patients under the general supervision of an RN/LPN. The CNA is also responsible for transporting and transferring patients within the medical complex in a safe and efficient manner. The CNA will also assist with data collection to facilitate the delivery of delegated nursing care.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assists with basic care for patients in the areas of nutrition, elimination, comfort, mobility and safety.
  • Transports and transfers patients within the medical complex using appropriate equipment and utilizing safety precautions as indicated by the patient's health status.
  • Assists nursing staff in lifting and ambulating patients using appropriate practice guidelines.
  • Maintains environment and equipment and will locate and deliver appropriate equipment.
  • Works collaboratively with the health care team members to effectively communicate and document accurate information.
  • Demonstrates dependability, organizational skills and effective use of time by setting priorities to complete delegated work within established time frames in accordance with unit competency and unit guidelines.
  • Demonstrates role accountability by adhering to Gundersen Health System Mission statement, policies and confidentiality standards.
  • Assists in the orientation of new personnel.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities in order to continuously improve patient care and unit operations. Participates in CNA meetings and unit staff meetings.

Education and Learning:

REQUIRED No education required

DESIRED High School Diploma or equivalency

Work Experience:

REQUIRED No experience required.

DESIRED 2 years of previous CNA experience.

License and Certifications:

REQUIRED Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa Registered Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) per work site location requirements

Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal Classes.

Age Specific Population Served:

Infant (less than 1 year)

Pediatric (1 - 12 years)

Adolescent (13 - 17 years)

Adult (18 - 64 years) Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category:

Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions:

Exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:

Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)

Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Climbing Stair Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Reaching - Shoulder Level Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Reaching - Below Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Reaching - Above Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 150-200

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact [email protected] or call 608-775-0267

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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