Performs non-professional nursing tasks in the care and comfort of primarily adult and geriatric patients with acute and chronic illness. Completes tasks as assigned by the RN (Registered Nurse). Performs specific treatments/procedures under the direction of the LPN/RN. Maintains clean and orderly patient care areas, equipment, and supplies. Restock inventories and supplies to keep supplies readily available. May be needed to work beyond the regular tour of duty or in another patient care unit as assigned by department head or nursing supervisor. Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred Education: Post high school vocational coursework or specialized medical training as CNA, EMT, PCA, Unit Secretary, Student Nurse or Certified Phlebotomist.
Required certification: Nursing Assistant certificate or student currently enrolled in a nursing program who has completed the Nursing I course and BLS certification.
Preferred Experience: One (1) year experience in an acute care setting environment.