Certified Nurse Assistant
Company: Renown Health
Posted on: May 5, 2021
Under the supervision of the unit manager or nurse on duty, as
defined by the Nevada State Board of Nursing, this position is
responsible to provide or assist in activities of daily living, as
well as emotional support to Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and
Geriatric patients. Direct supervision means direction given by the
Manger or nurse on duty who is periodically available as the site
where care is provided to a patient or available for immediate
Nature and Scope:
This position provides personal hygiene, mobility, safety and
comfort to Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients as
direct by the professional nurse. The incumbent must be
knowledgeable of the uses of equipment specific to the area of
employment. This position is responsible to annually demonstrate
proficiency in body mechanics, fire safety, infection control,
patient safety, CPR and safe handling of hazardous materials.
Decisions referred to the manager or RN on duty include:
information to and orders from the physician, administration of
medication and IV's, formulation of the patient care plan, the
performance of nursing procedures and resolution of any unusual
circumstances not included in current policies and procedures or
standards of care.
This position is challenged to maintain accuracy; communicate
effectively with different types of people; function effectively
under stress; and the ability to identify and maintain priorities
while responding simultaneously to requests from different people.
This position is also challenged to remain courteous and tactful at
The incumbent assists in procedures to facilitate the proper
documentation of the patient care from pre-admission to discharge.
The incumbent must be familiar with standard operating procedures
in ancillary departments to schedule diagnostic tests and treatment
without conflict. This position is responsible for the maintenance
of unit supplies and interdepartmental communication. Incumbent
responsible for other duties as assigned.
This position does provide patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language,
including reading, writing and speaking English.
Six months CNA experience preferred.
For the Following Cost Center(s) 205351
Valid CA or NV Driver's license and ability to pass Renown Health's
Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria. Current auto
AHA BLS certification. Ability to obtain and maintain a State of
Nevada CNA certification.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers
skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for
job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies,
complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Certified Nurse Assistant, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada
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