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Certified Nursing Assistant - Day Shift

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: March 29, 2024

Job Description:

Sign on Bonus: $5,000 -Who We Are:People are our passion and purpose. -Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250-bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center & Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants. -Where We Are:From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small-town charm. We are home to a thriving arts and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities. -Why Choose Us: - Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees - Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees - Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance - Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants - Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training - And much more--- -Position Summary:Sovah Health in Danville, VA. is seeking a Full-Time Certified Nursing Assistant to join our Day Shift Team (7a - -7p & EOW). -The CNA:Under the supervision of an RN, perform basic patient care activities. -Monitors vital signs, blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating and ambulation. -Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.Assists patients in the use of toilet facilities, including bedpans.Assists patients with ambulation, including the use of walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable.Assists patients with feeding, when needed.Assists patient with fluid intake, as directed, measures and records fluid intake and output.Repositions patient, as appropriate.Checks diapers/under pads with each position change and ensures patient cleanliness; provides linen change as needed.Utilizes proper patient identification system, i.e., two patient identifiers.Minimum Qualifications:Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to ensure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.Minimum EducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent required -CertificationsAmerican Heart Association HeartSaver CPR or Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider required.LicenseRegistration on the Virginia Board of Nursing Aide Registry required. - - - -May have CNA license in another state but must obtain a CNA Certification by the Virginia Board of Nursing within 30 days of hire.Minimum Work ExperienceOne (1) year as a CNA, Respiratory Care Assistant, Rehab Tech, Certified Medical Assistant, EKG Tech, EMT, Phlebotomist, or equivalent clinical experience preferred. -EEOC Statement:SOVAH Health - Danville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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