PRN hours vary.
Med Surg Unit is a fast-paced medical and surgical floor with patients that have multiple co-morbidities. Duties involve comprehensive admission assessment, daily care of the patient, Utilization of Medhost (formerly HMS) Electronic Medication Administration and Electronic Health Record, daily interaction with interdisciplinary team, and discharge of the patient.
Functions as a direct patient caregiver performing tasks to assist registered nurses. Performs hands-on care, assistance with ADL’s and specified technical tasks for a group of patients under the supervision of the Team Leader. C.N.A.’s are not allowed, by practice standards, to perform any invasive procedure or any application of topical medications.
CNA certification required from state of TN
Hospital experience preferred.
Medical terminology a plus.
Must be able to operate computer and possess excellent interpersonal skills.
Must be able to read with comprehension, write legibly, and perform basic arithmetic computation. Must have understanding and knowledge of patient care which may be appropriately delegated to nursing assistants.
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