Garberville, CA

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Position Summary: The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) employs intellectual, interpersonal and technical skills to perform basic patient care, under the supervision of the RN or LVN. The CNA assists with routine, direct bedside care of patients of various ages. Such duties include, but are not limited to: patient personal hygiene, data collection and observation, vital signs, I&O, using equipment, ADLs, re-enforcement of teaching, documentation in the medical record, recognition of and response to emergency situations, answering call lights. The CNA reports to the RN or LVN on duty in the unit. Minimum Position Qualifications Required:Education:  High school graduation or certified equivalency preferred but not required. Completion of a nurses aide program or equivalency required.Knowledge: Ability to read and interpret written materials such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to understand oral and written instructions and speak effectively. Ability to apply basic arithmetic and algebraic concepts such as proportions, percentages and simple equations with a high degree of accuracy.Special Skills/Equipment: Ability to solve practical problems and deal effectively with concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, verbal, diagram or schedule format. Licenses/Certificates: Current Certified Nurse Assistant certificate required. Current CPR certification is required.
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