Certified Nursing Assistant, PRN days
Company: Emory Healthcare
Posted on: June 13, 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, activities of daily living,
assessment and observation duties under the direction of a
Registered Nurse or LPN. Monitors and operates patient care
- Maintains a clean and safe environment.
- Required to work 24 hours per four week period and at least 1
weekend shift per month and 1 major holiday per year. Communicates
with patients and all members of the nursing team to relay
appropriate information and provide patient care.
- Reinforces patient and family teaching.
- As part of a patient focused service, promotes supportive and
healing environment so that customer and staff satisfaction is
enhanced. Assists in emergency situations as directed by the
RN/LPN. Assists RN/LPN in providing patient care according to
individual needs by observing IV site appearance, assisting with
range of motion, ambulation, patient transfers, diet, elimination,
hygiene, performing pre-and -post-operative procedural care, and
assisting with respiratory functions/procedures.
- Ensures that prescribed measures related to hygiene, comfort
and rest are provided.
- May operate converter chair, lifts, scales, beds, stretchers,
wheelchairs, non-invasive BP monitors, automatic thermometer,
sphygmomanometer, and pulse oximeter.
- Participates in shift report as required. Must be competent to
perform procedures as delegated after observation by authorized
teacher according to Department Policy.
- Seeks assistance as needed. Complies with Standard Precautions
guidelines and all other Infection Control procedures and safety
standards to maintain and promote a clean and healthy work
environment. Maintains hospital and unit-specific competencies as
- 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, Hospital and organizational policies and
- Performs other related duties as required. MINIMUM
- Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written
instructions and to maintain nursing records and charts.
- High diploma or equivalent.
- Experience in a long term, geriatric health care facility
- One year of direct patient care may be required on some
- 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 semesters.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the
American Heart Association is required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the
work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday;
(frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly);
Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 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.
Keywords: Emory Healthcare, Atlanta , Certified Nursing Assistant, PRN days, Other , Tucker, Georgia
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