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Certified Nursing Assistant - Night shift

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

SOVAH Health - DanvilleWho We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come 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 and 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 art 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 Danville is seeking a full-time Certified Nursing Assistant-Night shift to provide direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a registered nurse and/or physician. -Provides for personal care, and comfort and assists with safe, clean environment, maintains equipment and supplies. Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic patient care activities. -

Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including obtaining and recording vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and temperature as directed.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, and 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 Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required.Required Skills:
Requires 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.Required Certifications/Licenses:
American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR or BLS Provider required.Registration on the Virginia Board of Nursing Aide Registry is required. May have a CNA license in another state but must obtain a CNA Certification from the Virginia Board of Nursing within 30 days of hire. - -Minimum Work Experience:
One (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

Keywords: Sovah Health - Danville, Danville , Certified Nursing Assistant - Night shift, Healthcare , Danville, Virginia

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