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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Company: UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Watertown
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Description
Sign On Bonus up to $3,000

UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly by Lifepoint Health in partnership with UW Health and UnityPoint Health - Meriter. A career at UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the "City of Four Lakes" who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Madison metropolitan area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

  • Minimum starting rate of $17.00/hr plus great shift differentials
  • Individuals hired into this position will also be eligible to participate in our Apprenticeship Program which can result in an additional $.75/hr
  • Various shift availabilities
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement
  • Low nurse-to-patient ratios
  • Expansive benefit package
  • Supportive leadership and culture

    What you will do in this role:

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.
  • Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower or whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, changing bed linens, cleaning over bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the day.
  • Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over bed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.
  • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
  • Answers patient call lights, anticipates patient's needs and makes rounds to assigned patients.
  • Assists patients with the handling of personal property: dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, etc.
  • Reports and, when appropriate, records any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and unusual incidents.
  • Assists licensed nursing staff with treatment procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications

  • Completion of course for nursing assistants
  • Current state certification as a Nursing Assistant
  • CPR/BCLS Certification
  • Minimum six months experience in an acute or long term facility preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

    UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and CARF-accredited for our Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program and Stroke Specialty Program.
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Keywords: UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Waukesha , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Healthcare , Watertown, Wisconsin

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