WellStar Health Systems Certified Nursing Asistant - PRN in Marietta, Georgia
Certified Nursing Asistant - PRN
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WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. WellStar is more than 20,000 strong to meet the health demands and needs of our communities. With eleven unique hospitals over 1,000 beds, and a strong Physicians Group, WellStar has become a shining example of what’s possible when talented, passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the industry and in the communities we serve.
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
patients 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
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.
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
Required Minimum Skills : Ability to read, write and speak English language in a manner understandable
by a geriatric population. Ability to collaborate with other team members, ability to multitask, knowledge and ease in using computers for documentation . Strong customer service skills. Personal time management skills required. Ability to travel to assigned destination for patient care.
Why work for WellStar?
Concierge Services: Employees use the free concierge service to take care of day-to-day errands such as dry cleaning pick-up, oil changes, grocery shopping, assist in researching and arranging travel plans, and helps with planning family events.
Health Coverage: Competitive healthcare premiums and coverage for employees and dependents. Bariatric surgeries performed within the WellStar network are covered 100%. Employees have access to our on-site pharmacy for prescriptions at discounted rates and the use of payroll deduction.
Work-Life Balance Programs: WellStar’s commitment to your work-life balance is shown by offering flexible schedules, telecommuting, job sharing, and flex time. We offer on-site child care, backup care and elder assistance care.
Wellness Programs: Employees can stay active by using our on-site fitness center with discounted fitness classes. We provide a weekly farmers basket program that lets employees buy fresh local produce at an average price of $16.00 or less a basket.
Recognition Programs: Employees receive recognition through several WellStar programs; The Winners of WellStar (WOW) program lets employees recognize and reward their peers with awards and gifts.
Parental Benefits: Full-time employees receive 120 hours of paid maternity or paternity leave; benefit eligible part-time employees receive 60 hours for the birth or adoption of a child. Adoptive parents can receive $10,000 in adoption benefits per child, with a total lifetime benefit of $20,000.
Additional Benefits: Education and tuition assistance programs, employee/employer contribution pension plans, and on-site dining options for convenience.
Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.
Thank you for your interest in WellStar. We are an equal opportunity employer.