Certified Nursing Assistant - Full Time Evenings - Med Surg 3
Posted on: October 12, 2021
UPMC Cole is looking for a
full-time Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA to work evenings on Med
Surg 3. This position will work 40 hours per week, including
every other weekend and rotating holidays. Based on Med Surg
3, this position may float to other floors and units as needed, and
may provide off shift coverage as needed. Our CNAs
provide routine resident care and support services in
accordance with established policies and procedures, and as may be
directed by the nurse or physician, to assure that the highest
degree of quality resident care can be provided at all times.
- Maintain current CPR certification. Constructively receives
feedback and direction. Identify and communicates learning needs to
the unit manager. Take action to improve knowledge, skills and
performance. Request assistance in planning and prioritizing
activities as needed. Participate in self-review as requested by
the unit manager.
- May apply, monitor and remove resident restraints as per
physician or facility protocol. Provide diversional activities to
reduce or prevent use of restraints. Document in the medical record
according to established procedures. Comply with safety policies
and procedures including standard precautions and understands
policies and procedures for blood borne pathogen exposure. Strictly
adhere to all policies and practices relative to resident care and
facility related information. Responds within the scope of the
nursing assistant role to emergent situations.
- Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate
department. Establish appropriate and effective communication
strategies. Establish professional and respectful interpersonal
relationships. Contribute to the universal unit activities
including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and
telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents.
- Provide direct resident care as directed by the RN and LPN
including all activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding,
dressing, transporting, toileting and ambulating residents.
Maintain an environment conducive to resident safety and recovery
including, but not limited to, completing safety checks, keeping
the department and resident rooms clean and organized, cleaning
department specific equipment, changing bed linens, emptying linen
hampers, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning
equipment to proper storage.Responds to resident needs and calls in
timely manner. Acquire and distribute supplies and equipment to
facilitate resident care delivery including, but not limited to, ,
ordering, charging/crediting supplies, setting up resident care
equipment within the scope of the nursing assistant position and
stocking resident rooms and unit supply areas. Deliver resident
nourishments and assist with feeding as needed; fills water
pitchers. Perform routine tests such as resident weights, vital
signs and Intake &Outputs. Provide feedback to the RN/LPN
regarding resident care and reports changes in resident status in
- Suggest and support changes within the department. Assume
responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges.
Demonstrate awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of
- CNA certification.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques.
- Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic
and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hireIf
entering position as part of CNA training program, employee has 120
days to obtain CNAStudents entering Nurse Aide Training classes who
have residency in PA must have a Photo ID with a PA address
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
- Act 33 with renewal
- Act 34 with renewal
- Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
- UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
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