• Certified Nursing Assist I

    Requisition ID
    2018-773913
    Category
    Nursing
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days, Holidays, Weekends
    Department
    Mother Baby
    Location
    US-AR-Fort Smith
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

     

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Under the direction of the Licensed Nurse, performs tasks and activities related to patient care to an assigned group of patients. Provide care for patients in accordance with age specific needs; provide care in accordance with any identifiable cultural diversity needs (such as religions, lifestyles, beliefs, physical capabilities, and cultures); provide care for patients by assuring effective pain interventions as allowed by their work certification; report and assist any patient that presents with evidence of abuse and/or neglect; and supports the mission of Mercy Fort Smith. Coworkers are expected to abide by Mercy Fort Smith safety and infection control policies to maintain a safe environment for patients and co-workers. Supervises none. NOTE: Competent to provide nursing services to the age of the specific population of assigned areas. See "Age Appropriate Care for Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric Patients" policy. Current CPR Certification is a required element to maintain the job position.

    Qualifications:

     

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

     

    • Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.

       

      Licensure: Current certification by the Arkansas Office of Long Term Care Facility for nurse's aide training required.

       

      Experience: Entry level.

       

      Certifications: CPR

       

      Preferred Education:

       

      Preferred Licensure:

       

      Preferred Experience: Patient care experience preferred.

       

      Preferred Certifications:

       

      Preferred Other: 

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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