Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Agnesian HealthCare
over 1 year ago
Being a CNA at Agnesian has been a truly wonderful experience. The atmosphere of Agnesian Healthcare is one of teamwork, support, and communication; all vital components to providing effective patient care.
As a CNA at Agnesian Healthcare your general duties my consist of assisting patients with ADL's (bag baths, showers, oral care, hair care, skin care, bathroom assistance, feeding, etc.), walking and daily exercises, providing spiritual and emotional support, taking blood sugars and other vitals, assisting nurses perform additional patient cares (removing IV's and catheters, etc.), charting accurately and in a timely manner, and preparing rooms and patients for admission and discharge from the unit / hospital.
As a Certified Nursing Assistant it is your role to provide basic support not only for the patient, but also for other members of the healthcare team. As stated above, Agensian Healthcare provides an environment focused on teamwork and communication. As a CNA, you will often be asked to complete many tasks in a limited amount of time. Strive to be a strong member within the healthcare team, and assist others whenever possible. However, be honest with your ability to complete these tasks and always be willing to ask for help when needed!
There are also a variety of options when working as a CNA at Agnesian in regards to specialization and unit preferences. There are available positions on Medical Surgical units, postoperative units, Stroke Units, Pediatrics, ICU, ER, Labor and Delivery, Patient Transport, Telemetry, Mobile Unit (trained on a variety of floors/units), and more. Before applying, be sure to do some research about which unit may be the best for you!