Certified Nursing Assistant's Job Responsibilities:
Helps patients by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs; providing comfort, transportation, and vital sign monitoring.
Certified Nursing Assistant Job Duties:
Provides patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing drinks and nourishment between meals.
Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs; recording intake and output information.
Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients' calls and requests; reporting observations of the patient to supervisor.
Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures. Protects organization's value by keeping patient information confidential.
Serves and protects the company by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and other regulatory standards.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations; maintaining licensure.