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Company: Ballad Health
Location: Kingsport, TN
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Job Definition Become a part of the Ballad Health story.
Together, we are transforming our region. We're making communities healthier. We're expanding access to critical services in rural areas. We're investing in health research and medical education.  And we need you!  Ballad Health is seeking compassionate individuals who are excited about making a difference and caring for those in need.
 
Our Team Members in benefits eligible positions enjoy a comprehensive compensation package, a competitive salary with outstanding benefits.  There are also many opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Your benefits package with Ballad Health will include:

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Retirement Plan with Employer Matching Contribution
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Major Medical Leave
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
 

SCOPE OF POSITION
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) will provide direct patient/resident care and supportive services to nursing unit and health care provider team under registered nurse supervision. Responsibilities include: bedside patient/resident care, nursing assistant procedures, stocking supplies, maintaining equipment, routine housekeeping duties as needed, transportation of patients/residents as necessary, basic computer skills for documentation of care & procedures performed and for training and education needs.

Assists or performs Activities of Daily Living (i.e. bathing, toileting, eating, dressing, grooming, etc.) for the patients/residents of the facility as well as changes bed linen and assists with transferring residents from bed to chair, chair to bed and turning and repositioning of the patient/resident while in bed. Observes and reports the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdown to prevent decubitus ulcers. Reports accident, incidents, injuries, and/or skin tears to nurse supervisor/charge nurse. Measures and records blood pressure, heart rate, respirations, temperature and informs the RN/nurse supervisor/charge nurse if not within normal limits for the patient/resident (i.e. increased/decreased blood pressure, increased/decreased heart rate, etc.). Performs blood glucose monitoring if required per department expectations. Ability to use computer and basic clerical skills is a must. Performs clerical functions within the unit to include answering phones/call lights, inputting orders into the computer, supply ordering, etc. Performs other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate or as directed by the leader/manager. 

Must meet education and training requirements of department. Completes training/competency in specialty skills/procedures for department population as designated, examples include: 1) orthopedic care procedures, or 2) EKGs, or 3) working with assigned individual residents to promote and/or maintain level of functioning with eating, ambulation, activities of daily living and mobility through performance of exercises to maintain the resident's current level of functioning as instructed by Therapy or Restorative Nurse and documentation of the exercises with notification of a decline in functional status.

Must be flexible to change working area/service multiple times daily.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
See Table of Organization. 

EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
​High School diploma or equivalent required. In lieu of diploma, confirmation of three years experience in a hospital/medical setting. 
 

Valid and active CNA licensure in appropriate state
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