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Temporary Certified Nursing Assistant

Charlottesville

Temporary Certified Nursing Assistant

  • R0017109
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Temporary Services
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia is seeking Temporary Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). Certified Nursing Assistants assist with caring for patients. They prepare patients for appointments by obtaining vital signs and entering into EMR, maintain clinic flow, assist staff with procedures, ensure patient safety, maintain infection-control standards, prepare patients for discharge/home care, and maintain unit supplies and equipment.

Under the direction of the LPN and Team Leader in the respective module, the CNA is part of a team and establishes priorities by collaborating with other team members. The CNA follows protocols for obtaining vital signs and performing simple procedures and receives formal supervision from the Clinic Manager.

Responsibilities include:
  • Measure and record vital signs, including height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration for each new patient on admission.
  • Document and report patient information clearly and concisely via electronic medical record.
  • Demonstrate a consistent level of performance irrespective of changes in workload.
  • Report observations regarding patient's welfare or condition to appropriate nurses and care providers.
  • Recognize emergency situations and report to appropriate staff.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned


The ability to communicate effectively and coordinate work-flow of patients through a clinic is essential. The ability to perform basic computer skills, and perform unit maintenance skills is required. Knowledge of EKG, and ear irrigation procedures, processing of sterile supplies, and collecting and handling lab specimens is also necessary. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel) is required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

A high school diploma and one year of experience providing hands-on healthcare to patients in a medical setting is required. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed some college coursework. Certified Nursing Assistant certification/licensure and an eligibility to practice in the State of Virginia is required, however applicants may also be license-eligible by the start date of the position. CPR certification is also required, while current BLS certification preferred.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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