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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

We Are Hiring

Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA

Skilled Nursing Facility

PRN, Rotating

Hickman Community Nursing Home

Centerville,TN

This is a PRN position that will assist with coverage on either dayshift or nightshift depending on the need of the facility.

 

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

St Thomas is seeking Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA must be certified in TN) for our long-term care facility located in Centerville, Hickman County, TN. We have a 40-bed facility mainly working with long-term geriatric care patients with a wide variety of care needs. You will take care of ADL’s, answer call lights, and provide direct care for our patients. You will need good time management and communication skills, and work as a team to ensure the highest quality care and customer service.  As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to assist with basic patient care activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Assist patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living (ADL's) such as bathing, feeding, grooming, toileting and transfers/transport.
  • Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
  • Assist with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly. Assure resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Nurse Aide credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required to hire- verified through background checks

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 346570
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: TNNAS ST Hickman Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Centerville, TN

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