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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)- Med Surg 4 PT: 24 hrs/wk ( 8145)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children’s is growing quickly and hiring a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for Med/Surg 4, a 24-bed unit caring for all ages with a focus for infant and toddlers. Diagnoses specific to this unit include respiratory distress and disease, non-invasive ventilation, child abuse cases, ENT, GI services, and Osteogenesis Imperfecta. If you are passionate about providing premier pediatric care, there’s no better place than Children’s.  

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



1.        Provides individualized* age-specific patient/family care, performing and/or assisting with area tests and patient care procedures as delegated by the RN, and under the supervision of the CNC. Adhering to hospital policies and procedures, provides individual patient cares according to the plan of care, delegated tasks and physician orders. (*Individualized refers to the patients developmental, cognitive, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual and education/family influences and physician/ medical care needs.)

  • Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate care for infant, toddler, preschool, school age and adolescent patients.
  • Utilizes patient/family input in delivering individualized patient care.
  • Completes delegated tasks in an appropriate time frame, based on patient needs such as vital signs, intake/output, height/weight/head circumference measurements, ADLs, preparing for patient arrival/discharge, transports, tests and assists RN/MD with procedures.
  • Participates with the multidisciplinary team in providing feedback/input into the patient/family care needs.

         Sets and revises priorities based on patient care urgency, patient/family/staff requests, other department demands/schedules, utilizing available resources as necessary.


2.       Documentation reflects patient care provided.

  • Documentation is completed within the established time frames.
  • Accurately transfers patient information into SCM.

         Attentive to newly written orders and takes initiative to enter orders into SCM, according to policies/procedures. Ensures communication of new orders to patients nurse.


3.        Maintains environment of care for patient/family and unit.

  • Ensures patient room environment provides for the comfort, cleanliness, safety of the patient/family, at the beginning and end of shift, and throughout the shift as needed.
  • Prepares room environment for next admission and throughout patient stay with supplies/linens, including bedside/unit supply carts.
  • Performs cleaning tasks in patient rooms to include countertops, refrigerators, bedside tables, as appropriate/needed throughout the shift.
  • Ensures that patients are provided with age-appropriate toys, games, infant equipment, and assists with routine cleaning of these items, as needed.
  • Ensures upon transfer or discharge, extra patient supplies are removed and/or credited, and the hospital equipment is returned to its proper place.
  • Oversees equipments availability in patient rooms and on the unit by ensuring equipment is properly stored, taking initiative to clean equipment and follow up on equipment maintenance needs. Communicates equipment needs to CNC/PCM.
  • Maintains unit environment, i.e. keeping hallways clear of equipment/ obstructions, maintaining patient medical records by placing patient reports in charts, stocking alcove areas/treatment rooms, keeping lollipop areas clear of clutter. Communicates unit environment needs to CNC/PCM.


4.        Performs clerical and receptionist duties as needed.

  • Utilizes professional etiquette in answering, screening and directing phone calls.
  • Takes initiative to greet, assist and guide patients and visitors in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • Orders area supplies, including forms, as directed, to ensure adequate inventory by anticipating area usage and needs.
  • Prepares floor assignment sheets/materials for oncoming shift.


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



1.        Performs other duties as assigned

a.        Accepts assignments to float to other units utilizing child care partner skills and appropriate resources. Supports the assigned unit in a professional manner

b.        Accepts assignments to share/teach knowledge, and provide support as a preceptor for new child care partner staff.

c.        Willingly seeks opportunities to help teammates during shift, as needed.

d.        Accepts and completes other assigned tasks in a professional manner.




         Must be certified in basic cardiac life support.

         Knowledge and experience in basic computer skills preferred.

         Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating prioritization skills.

         Must have effective verbal, written communication skills and interpersonal skills.


         High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred or equivalent ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions.

         Prefer experience as a nursing assistant with pediatric patients.


         Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

         Current and valid nursing aide licensure required or if nursing student must have completed a minimum of two years of schooling

Job Details

Date Posted May 17, 2019
Date Closes August 15, 2019
Requisition 1527-1111
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Med / Surg 4th Floor
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
7p-7a; rotating weekends and holidays
Hours 24 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 31-1014.00 Nursing Assistants
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Pediatric Care

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