Department: Inpatient Nursing-Med/Surg
Shift: 1st Shift
It is the mission of Graham Health System to provide compassionate, quality health services, in a responsible and charitable manner, to the people and communities we serve. We are the community’s choice for an exceptional healthcare experience. Graham Health System is seeking a great applicant to join our team. Graham Health System offers a great team atmosphere with multiple benefits.
The Certified Nurse Aide/Patient Care Technician functions as a member of the health care team to provide appropriate basic care based on the ages of the patients served. This includes taking vital signs, assisting patients with activities of daily living, providing nourishments, and observing patients for physical/emotional changes. Communicates with other team members to ensure continuity of care. The CNA/PCT works with and follows the direction of the team Registered Nurse. The CNA/PCT reports to the Director of Med/Surg.
The applicant in this position must be a high school graduate or equivalent preferred. Current Nursing Assistant certification with the State of Illinois. Previous experience as a nurse aide in a hospital or satisfactory completion of a nurse aide training course. Prefer one year clinical experience. Current CPR certification. Will stand/walk 5-8 hours, sit 3-5 hours, frequently lift up to 20 lbs, and occasionally over 50 lbs.