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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA Short Stay Unit

Richmond, VA, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

 See why our employees love working at Chippenham Hospital

 
As one of the largest facilities in the nation’s largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Level II trauma center and we offer Central Virginia’s only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.
 

 

Our Short Stay Unit:
  • 11 beds – the number of patients accommodated can potentially double depending upon volume. 
  • Provides targeted care for our patients who require brief hospitalization and discharge as soon as their clinical conditions are resolved. 
  • Most patients on the Short Stay Unit originate in the Emergency Department, with others originating in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab or Same Day Surgery.
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) duties and responsibilities include:
  • Demonstrating the knowledge and skill to provide care to patients under the direction of a licensed nurse. 
  • Performing job tasks to ensure personal, patient and departmental safety. 
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Documenting required information according to established guidelines and hospital policy. 
  • Functioning in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Presenting self in a professional manner. 
  • Using computers proficiently. 
  • Promoting fiscal responsibility.
  • Supporting the goals and objectives of the units, departments, and organization.

Qualifications

EDUCATION
  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program (required)
  • Current enrollment in a professional nurse education program (preferred)
 
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Licensure by the Virginia State Board of Nursing as a Nursing Assistant (required)

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)

EXPERIENCE: 
  • 1 year of experience as a nursing assistant in an acute care or long-term care facility.  Satisfactory reference from last employer or vocational school (preferred)

 

HOURS:
  • Full Time
  • Day Shift
  • Weekend & Holiday Requirements

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Chippenham Hospital
Facility: Chippenham Hospital
Job ID: 00035-46101
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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