WellStar Health Systems Care Partner CNA - Medical Surgery Swing Bed in jackson, Georgia

Overview

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 largest not-for-profit healthcare system 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.

Responsibilities

The Certified Nursing Assistant is a support provider who functions under the direct supervision of the registered professional nurse.

The C.N.A.-s primary focus will be to promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the

patient, family and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer service and

assistance with activities of daily living, nutrition, hygiene, socialization , light housekeeping ( if in the patient's home) and comfort measures. The C.N.A. assists other health care providers with safe, age

appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient care functions i.e. bathing,

toileting, ambulation, vital signs, skin care, feeding, and other technical procedures for which they

are credentialed. The C.N.A. will ensure that the proper supplies are stocked in the patient-s

environment.

Must be able to work in multiple environments as assigned (the in-patient unit, patient-s personal

home, ALF, SNF, PCH) and with a variety of care providers, modeling excellent hospice care and

emotional support. Must be comfortable with caring for terminally ill patients and performing

postmortem care after the death. May be exposed to pets and cigarette smoke (in the patients-

home). Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to enter

documentation on the computer. Must maintain reliable transportation.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education

Must be a high school graduate or have a GED, be a graduate from an

accredited training program for nursing assistants that offers no less than 75 hours of classroom and

practical training, supervised by a registered RN.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification

Must have a current registration with the State of Georgia as

a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Required Minimum Experience

Must have two years consecutive experience following the completion

of training.

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Department Care Partner CNA - Medical Surgery Swing Bed

Facility WellStar Sylvan Grove Hospital

Category Nursing Support

City Jackson

Shift Days

State Georgia