Certified Nursing Assistant - FT/N
MountainView Regional Medical Center, a 168-bed facility located in Las Cruces, N.M., is accredited by the Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO). The facility includes fully staffed 24-hour emergency care, a specialized Heart Center, Women's Center, Comprehensive Intensive Care Services and an All-Digital Imaging Department, plus Inpatient and Outpatient Surgical Services, Emergency Services, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Wound Care Center/Hyperbarics, Diagnostic and Imaging Services, Pain Management Center and an ADA Certified Diabetes Program.
The CNA/PCT assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to patients and assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. The position aids in the delivery of excellent care to patients through clerical and receptionist roles as assigned by the Registered Nurse.
Required: Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent
Able to read, speak, and write in English
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, peers, physicians and visitors
Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
Possess knowledge of accepted basic nursing aid standards and practice
Preferred: A minimum of one (1) year experience in a hospital environment, skilled care or intermediate care facility experience.
Required: Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification-if not currently certified at the time of hire, must complete the first course offered (within 30 days of hire).
Preferred: Current C.N.A. Certification