The Nursing Assistant under the direction and supervision of the professional nurse performs various duties to assist the nursing staff in meeting patient treatment and care requirements. All duties are carried out in accordance with the established policies and procedures. Willingness to work under close supervision. Able to communicate effectively using written and verbal English. Goood interpersonal skills. High School diploma or equivalent. BLS required. Certification as a nursing assistant required. One semester fo clinical completed in an RN program accepted in its place of CNA certification.