Title: Certified Nursing Assistant
Supervisor: Chief Nursing Officer
Management Responsibilites: None
Working Condition: May spend up to 75% of shift completing patient care activities, requiring ambulating and an appropriate body position to complete a task such as squatting or kneeling to help assist patient with dressing. Rest of shift may be spent sitting for appropriate work completion. Transferring patients frequently, depending on case load, requires lift of 35 pounds to assist in transfers. A hoyer lift, sit-to-stand lift, or extra assistance may be needed on patients that require extra assist in transfers or if transferring above the 35 pounds. 17 pound commodes are carried to patient specific rooms up to 200 feet. Wheelchairs require up to 40 horizontal force pounds to transport patients up to 300 feet. Hospital beds require 60 horizontal force pounds to move bed 2 feet or to initiate movement and require 40 horizontal force pounds up to 200 feet to transport patient from room to room, many times completing with 2 person assist. Getting onto floor or crawling may be required to assist in cleaning up messes made in patient rooms.
Minimum hours worked per week: 36 hours (12 hours shifts, rotating days/nights and weekends)