Certified Nursing Asst in New Castle, DE at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Job Type:
    Nurses
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/15/2018

Job Description

CNAs assist patients with daily activities and while some CNAs have additional responsibilities, such as administering medication, the core functions on the job include:

  • Bathe and dress patients
  • Serve meals and help patients eat
  • Take vital signs
  • Turn or reposition patients who are bedridden
  • Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors
  • Provide and empty bedpans
  • Lift patients into beds, wheelchairs, exam tables, etc.
  • Answer patient calls
  • Examine patients for bruises, blood in urine or other injuries/wounds
  • Clean and sanitize patient areas
  • Change bed sheets and restock rooms with necessary supplies

CNAs also serve as a conduit between patients and nurses and doctors and record and communicate all issues to medical staff.