Must be at least 16 years of age.
Nurse Assistants must be on the Nurse Aide Registry of the State in which they work.
Basic Life Support\: BLS or BLS instructor certification
Preferred\: Six months experience in an acute care hospital or skilled care facility in the acute care area.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities\:
Ability to organize and prioritize work. Job requires individual and group interaction. Job requires continuous verbal communication skills, frequent reading skills, written communication skills, and computer skills.
The Care giver must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs as described in the department policies, procedures, or performance appraisal standards.