Website Chambersburg Hospital - Summit/WellSpan Health
Position Function: The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) functions as an integral part of the patient care team by performing selected patient/resident care treatments and tasks as delegated by licensed nurses and is accountable for his/her own action in performing duties as assigned and for which he/she is trained. Included is recognition and understanding of the physical, cognitive and psychosocial changes unique to the age group served on the unit.
Education: Formal Education and Training – High school graduate or the equivalent preferred. Must have successfully completed a certifed nurse aide course or licensed practical nursing course.
Informal or Continuing Education – Evidence of participation in educational programs to update and maintain knowledge and clinical skills.
Experience: Experience applying customer service behaviors and communication skills required. Previous experience as a CNA or LPN preferred. Proficient communication skills including reading comprehension and listening skills. Required to demonstrate proficiency in CNA knowledge and basic arithmetic.
Certifications/Licensure: CPR certification required. Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide Certification or Pennsylvania LPN license is required.