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Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA

We Are Hiring

Do you love working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a hospital setting? 

Would you prefer to be one on one with your patient versus juggling multiple patients during your shift?

Do you have prior experience working with patients who require constant supervision for their safety?  (i.e. dementia, suicidal, fall risks)

Then this opportunity may be a good fit for you!

Position overview:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Full time, benefit eligible (Three 12-hour shifts per week)
  • We currently have both day shift (7A-7:30P) and night shift (7P-7:30A) available.  Weekend and holiday rotation required. 
  • Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credentialed by the state of Maryland and have Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification from the American Heart Association to be considered.
  • More detail below!

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Agnes Healthcare’s roots in Baltimore go all the way back to 1823.  Our culture both then and now is based on a belief that ALL people deserve to be treated with dignity.  For generations we have served the beautifully diverse community that is our home with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable.  Today we offer a full range of services through our 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation.

 

As part of Ascension we are part of a bigger ministry to deliver compassionate personalized care to all, especially those most in need.  Ascension is one of the leading non-profit health systems in the United States.  In fiscal year 2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. 

 

What You Will Do

While patients are with us some require more supervision for their safety than others.   For example, there are patients who are at risk of hurting themselves; those that have a diagnosis like dementia, right sided stroke, or others that may cause confusion; patients that are fall risks; and others who need someone there always for their safety.   In these cases, in addition to our regular clinical team of Patient Care Technicians and Nurses we have a Certified Nursing Assistant assigned to be responsible for their care on a one on one basis.

 

This role is much more than just a companion or Patient Sitter as these CNAs provide for all the activities of daily living for the patient such as bathing, feeding, walking, and the like.  Our regular clinical team still provides care such as taking vitals, finger-sticks, etc. but you are the one who is there with them constantly and therefore play a crucial role in their care. 

 

We currently have full time opportunities available on both shifts.  These are three 12-hour shifts per week with weekend and holiday rotation.   Day shift is 7A-7:30P and night shift is 7P-7:30A.  These are benefit eligible so comes with Ascension’s comprehensive programs that protect your health, income and survivors, as well as secure your retirement and enrich your spirit.   

What You Will Need

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credentialed from the Maryland Board of Nursing prior to hire or transfer date required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification from the American Heart Association prior to hire or transfer date required.
  • Driver’s license from the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles required.
  • At least one year of experience as a CNA in a hospital or similar health care setting strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience with patients who require constant supervision for their safety strongly preferred.
  • Stable work history strongly preferred. 

 

The next step is to get your information in front of our Recruiters.  To do this simply click apply and our system will walk you through the process. 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.
 
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.
Job ID: 362077
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: MDBAL St Agnes Healthcare
Ministry: Saint Agnes Healthcare, MD
Location: Baltimore, MD

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