Med/Surg. Nursing Assistant
Cass Regional Medical Center - Harrisonville, MO

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Primary Purpose: To provide quality patient care by assisting the physician, RN, or LPN.

Formal Policy-Setting Responsibilities: No formal responsibility. The policies associated with the job’s purpose and essential responsibilities are set by others.

Routine Decision Making: Determine when to report patient concerns and abnormal vital signs to the RN, determine appropriate supplies necessity, to maintain patient care.

Formal Supervisory Responsibility: No formal supervisory responsibility.

Required Knowledge: Medical terminology and normal patient vital signs.

Required Skills and Ability: Organization, problem-solving, computer skills, customer service, written and verbal communication skills.

Unusual Working Conditions: Risk of blood, body fluid contamination. Risk for injury from aggressive, combative or disoriented patients.

Education and Certification/ Registration Required for the Position: High school education and CNA certification. BLS required.

Age Specific Competencies: May provide care for infants (birth-2 yrs.), pediatric/child patients between (2 yrs-12 yrs); adolescent patients between 12 to 18 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.