War Memorial Hospital CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE-SURGICAL SERVICES in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Under the supervision and delegation of a Registered Nurse or the Licensed Practical Nurse the Certified Nurse Aide assists with nursing care for patients of all ages, participates in patient and family teaching and works as a member of the nursing team. QUALIFICATIONS: ol liCPR required./li liAccucheck proficiency preferred./li liTwo years previous O.R experience in a health agency is preferred./li /ol EDUCATION: ol liA. High school diploma or GED preferred or proof of status as a student in a school of nursing./li liMust have a current State of Michigan Registry document or must have successfully completed the State of Michigan approved Certified Nurse Aide Training Program and be eligible to emutake the/u/em State of Michigan Certified Nurse Aide examination to become emcertified/em. emTesting must be completed within 4 months of hire. Those presently enrolled in an approved school of nursing and have completed Adult Med/Surg are also eligible for hire./em/li /ol PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: ol liAble to transfer up to 125 pounds, with assistance, while lifting, positioning, and transferring patients./li liAble to push and pull patients, weighting up to 350 pounds, with assistance, in wheelchairs or carts. Able to stand and walk up to 90% of a scheduled shift. Able to bend, stoop and squat as required to reach lower drawers, adjust patient lines etc. Able to reach over head to obtain supplies./li liAble to wear gloves and other protective equipment./li liClear speech reading and hearing skills are required continuously to communicate with patients and co-workers./li liHas far-sighted visual acuity with correction to 20/40 Snellen chart to identify patients, call lights, provide supervision, etc. Near sighted visual acuity needed to read written material, thermometers, assess patients, monitor equipment, etc./li liAble to remember multiple messages, information, and task assignment for up to an assigned shift./li /ol