WellStar Health Systems Certified Nursing Assistant - Twin Fountain in LaGrange, Georgia
At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Certified Nursing Assistant is a support provider who functions under the direct supervision of the registered professional nurse.
The C.N.A.-s primary focus will be to promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the
patient, family and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer service and
assistance with activities of daily living, nutrition, hygiene, socialization , light housekeeping ( if in the patient's home) and comfort measures. The C.N.A. assists other health care providers with safe, age
appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient care functions i.e. bathing,
toileting, ambulation, vital signs, skin care, feeding, and other technical procedures for which they
are credentialed. The C.N.A. will ensure that the proper supplies are stocked in the patient-s
Must be able to work in multiple environments as assigned (the in-patient unit, patient-s personal
home, ALF, SNF, PCH) and with a variety of care providers, modeling excellent hospice care and
emotional support. Must be comfortable with caring for terminally ill patients and performing
postmortem care after the death. May be exposed to pets and cigarette smoke (in the patients-
home). Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to enter
documentation on the computer. Must maintain reliable transportation.
Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
Required Minimum Certification: Completion of the State approved program for Certified Nursing Assistants and competency evaluation is required. Maintains ongoing CEU hours to maintain Certified Activity Assistant certification. BLS required.
Required Minimum Experience: A minimum of 3 to 6 months related experience is preferred.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Department Nursing Home
Facility WellStar West Georgia Medical Center
Category Nursing Support