Certified Nurse Assistant, Flex Pool
Full-time, 72 hours per pay period, Day shift
With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.
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 an RN or Team Leader.
Will float to all hospital units.
Recruiter: Kathleen Rice || firstname.lastname@example.org || 865-835-3727
Must have a high school diploma or an equivalent certificate (GED). Must have successfully completed a hospital-approved formal training program or equivalent. Must be able to read with comprehension, write legibly, and perform basic arithmetic computations. Must have understanding and knowledge of patient care which may be appropriately delegated to nursing assistants. Must exhibit basic knowledge of setting up and maintaining traction. For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.
Must have work experience as a nursing assistant or must have completed at least one semester of clinical and class work in an approved nursing program.
Must be certified and registered with the State of Tennessee, Division of Health Care Facilities, as a Nurse Aide upon initial placement into a CNA position. Must be currently certified and registered as above when placed into a CNA position after working in a non-CNA position for more than one (1) year. Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) in CPR/Provider C.
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