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Certified Nursing Assistant - Unit 58 Med/Surg - 7a-730pp

Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC)
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
6701 North Charles Street (Show on map)
May 27, 2024
Under direct supervision assists the professional nurse in providing direct and indirect patient care.

HS Diploma or equivalent
* Heart Saver (CPR Certification)
* Current registration with State of Maryland Board of Nursing Examiners of Nurses as a Certified Nursing Assistant
At least 6 months experience in direct patient care preferred
* Ability to read and write English in order to provide basic patient care, to understand and communicate detailed instructions relating to basic patient care, and perform simple calculations in order to take and record weights, vital signs, and routine information in patient charts
* Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients, visitors, physicians, and other staff in a courteous manner.
* Competent to safety handle medications

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
* Provides for care, comfort, and safety of assigned patients under direct supervision of nurse
* Uses proper infection prevention techniques
* Performs and records delegated nursing care procedures
* Observes patients and reports reactions or changes in condition to appropriate nursing personnel
* Utilizes resources conscientiously
* Assists patients with basic activities of daily living (bathing, toileting, oral hygiene, etc.), including changing linens
* Assists in patient mobility and turning, as needed
* Transfer/transport medications from one area to another as needed
* Distributes patient trays and nourishments, fills water pitchers, assists patients with feeding if necessary, and collects trays at end of meal as needed
* Promptly responds to patients' call lights to determine patients' needs in a timely manner and responds to routine requests and relays information to nursing personnel as needed

COVID-19 Vaccination

All applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or obtain a GBMC approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting employment at GBMC Healthcare, to include Gilchrist and GBMC Health Partners.

Equal Employment Opportunity

GBMC HealthCare and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.