Job Summary: Works under the supervision of Registered Nurse/LPN and Nurse Manager/Director in personal care of the patients and their environment (including those needing special precautions) and performs specified treatments. In addition, this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served in assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and provide the care needed as described according to the departmental policy and procedure. Promotes and maintains safe work environment for staff as well as our customers, incorporating national patient safety initiatives.
Educational Requirements: High School/GED and successful completion of certification program preferred.
Certification/Licensure Requirements: Licensed or eligible by the State of Virginia as a C.N.A highly preferred. CPR is required.
Experience Requirements: Prior experience in acute health care setting preferred.