Certified Nursing Assistant IV, FT 7:30a-4:00p
Company: Emory Healthcare
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Heart. Soul. Expertise. That's what defines an Emory nurse. No
matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this
distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud
to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet-recognized
hospitals: Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, Emory
Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Emory Johns
We're looking for passionate med/surg nurses who are ready to
join a team that's redefining quality nursing care. As integral
members of high-functioning, inter-professional teams, Emory
Healthcare's med/surg nurses are on the frontline of care in our
hospitals and operate with a full complement of specialties and the
ability to care for medically complex patients.
We've got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to
lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing
and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before
Are YOU ready to join us?
- Performs assigned patient care and observation duties under the
direction of an RN or LPN. Monitors and operates patient care
equipment. Performs specialized technical patient care
- Maintains a clean and safe environment. Communicates with
patients and the nursing team to relay appropriate information and
provide patient care.
- Reinforces patient and family teaching. Participates in the
orientation of staff to the unit and nursing technicians on the
unit. Maintains hospital and unit specific competencies as
- Maintains BLS certification. As part of a patient focused
service, promotes a supportive and healing environment to enhance
customer and staff satisfaction.
- Assists in emergency situations as directed by an RN or LPN.
Ensures that prescribed measures related to hygiene, comfort and
rest are provided.
- Complies with Standard Precautions guidelines and all other
Infection Control procedures and safety standards to maintain and
promote a clean and healthy work environment.
- Assists in enteral feeding, maintenance and the use of bedside
blood glucose machines, bag-valve-mask devices, anti-embolism
stockings, oxygen, suction equipment, incentive spirometers, and
pneumatic compression stockings.
- Operates converter chairs, lifts, scales, beds, stretchers,
wheelchairs, non-invasive BP monitors, automatic thermometers,
sphygmomanometers, pulse oximeters, and computers.
- Performs vital signs and records information. Records blood
glucose results. Reports observations and unusual information
regarding patients to RN/LPN.
- Maintains, observes, and performs site care of common drainage
tubes and devices. Observes color, consistency, amount and odor
from drainage tubes; records patient intake and output and notifies
RN/LPN of findings.
- Assists RN/LPN in providing patient care according to
individual needs by observing IV site appearance, discontinuing
peripheral INTs, performing simple wound care, assisting with range
of motion, ambulation, patient transfers, diet/feeding,
elimination, hygiene, performing pre-and -post-operative procedural
care, and discontinuing foley catheters/nasogastric tubes,
assisting with respiratory functions/procedures, initiation of
telemetry monitoring, and assisting with (sterile) special
procedures at the bedside.
- Participates in shift report. Prepares room to receive patient
by setting up necessary equipment and ensuring neatness and
cleanliness of room.
- Transports and collects patient specimens throughout hospital,
and contributes to the completion of admission, discharge, transfer
and postmortem care. Utilizes appropriate technology to complete
processes. Participates in unit-based and system-wide Performance
- Supports cost efficient/effective delivery of care.
- Serves as a resource/model through compliance with standards of
care and with Department of Nursing and Hospital policies and
- May participate in research projects impacting patient care
areas. Performs related responsibilities as required. MINIMUM
- A high school diploma or equivalent. One year of direct patient
care experience and certification by the State of Georgia as a
Certified Nursing Assistant OR currently enrolled in an accredited
Registered Nurse program and have completed two clinical
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the
American Heart Association is required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium Max 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of
the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday
(frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly);
Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to
frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work
(computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary
depending on assigned work area and work tasks. ENVIRONMENTAL
FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary
depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental
exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen
exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors
Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold
Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient
care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be
required. Use of personal protective equipment, including
respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on
assigned work area and work tasks.
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