Georgia Employer CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA) (PRN/POOL) in Atlanta, Georgia
Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady!SUMMARYThe Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) under the supervision of the Professional Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse, and/or the Physician, is responsible for providing age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintaining a safe environment, collecting information, communicating effectively, and utilizing technology. The CNA provides personal care of selected patients, assists with activities of daily living, provides comfort measures and nourishments, and performs selected therapies as delegated by a licensed professional. The role of the CNA also includes patient advocacy and performance improvement.QUALIFICATIONSHigh School Diploma or equivalentMust have Nursing Assistant certification in the State of GeorgiaCurrent American Heart Association BLS Certification requiredAre moderate with sitting, standing, and walkingMay require lifting or carrying up to 25 pounds or pushing and/or pulling up to 75 poundsGood visual, hearing and speaking acuityWork environment may involve expose to risk of electrical shock, fumes, or air borne particlesPossible exposure to infectious diseasesSpeciality experience strongly preferredPRN staff are required to work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary) PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN staff must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safe staffing requirements across the nursing units.Weekend Requirements: One (1) weekend shift per 4- week schedule. (Friday 7pm - Monday 7am)Holiday Requirements: Must work two (2) holidays per year: One major (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's) and one minor (Memorial Day, July 4 th , Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day).EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.