The CNA functions as an assistant to the Registered Nurse. Under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse, a CNA provides basic nursing services to ensure the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients.
Education: High school diploma or GED preferred. Satisfactory completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant Training Course or see Experience section below.
Experience: In lieu of CNA course, recent completion of one year formal RN program.
Knowledge and Skills: Able to work in a fast-paced environment, and manage/prioritized/complete work assignments and other duties as assigned. Able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
License and Certifications: Current California CNA certificate. A current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS card is required.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements of the job.