Certified Nurse Assistant

    Renown Health
    Reno, NV
    Similar jobs pay $27.29 - $37.40

    Job Description

    About Renown Health:

    Renown Health is northern Nevada's healthcare leader and Reno's only locally owned, not-for-profit health system. We are an entire network of hospitals, primary care offices, urgent care centers, lab services, medical specialties, and x-ray and imaging services - with more than 7,000 nurses, doctors and care providers dedicated to the health and well-being of our community.

    Position Overview

    Position Purpose

    Under the supervision of the unit manager or nurse on duty, as defined by the Nevada State Board of Nursing, this position is responsible to provide or assist in activities of daily living, as well as emotional support to Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients. Direct supervision means direction given by the Manger or nurse on duty who is periodically available as the site where care is provided to a patient or available for immediate assistance.

    Nature and Scope

    This position provides personal hygiene, mobility, safety and comfort to Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients as direct by the professional nurse. The incumbent must be knowledgeable of the uses of equipment specific to the area of employment. This position is responsible to annually demonstrate proficiency in body mechanics, fire safety, infection control, patient safety, CPR and safe handling of hazardous materials.

    Decisions referred to the manager or RN on duty include: information to and orders from the physician, administration of medication and IV's, formulation of the patient care plan, the performance of nursing procedures and resolution of any unusual circumstances not included in current policies and procedures or standards of care.

    This position is challenged to maintain accuracy; communicate effectively with different types of people; function effectively under stress; and the ability to identify and maintain priorities while responding simultaneously to requests from different people. This position is also challenged to remain courteous and tactful at all times.

    The incumbent assists in procedures to facilitate the proper documentation of the patient care from pre-admission to discharge. The incumbent must be familiar with standard operating procedures in ancillary departments to schedule diagnostic tests and treatment without conflict. This position is responsible for the maintenance of unit supplies and interdepartmental communication. Incumbent responsible for other duties as assigned.

    This position doesprovide patient care.


    The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

    Minimum Qualifications
    Requirements - Required and/or Preferred




    Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.


    Six months CNA experience preferred.


    For the Following Cost Center(s) 205351, 205353

    Valid CA or NV Driver's license and ability to pass Renown Health's Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria. Current auto insurance.


    AHA BLS certification. Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada CNA certification.

    Computer / Typing:

    Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.


    Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

    Withmy CAREER Rewardsthere's peace of mind in knowing that Renown Health is also fighting for the most important things in your life - family, finances and future. Navigate options and make sure you are getting the most value from your Nursing career with us.

    Education Assistance:
    The Education Assistance Program offers reimbursement and repayment opportunities as well as educational and financial guidance from experts.
    • Tuition and Certification Reimbursement
    • Student Loan Repayment*
    • Bright Horizons Education & College Advising
    *Full time employees can take advantage of concurrent participation in student loan repayment and tuition and certification reimbursement up to a combined limit of $4,000 per year.

    Health Tracks - Wellness Discount:
    Healthy Tracks is a powerful tool that can help you become an inspiring example of health and well-being for our community. Through participation, you can earn wellness discounts on your health insurance as well as being recognized through Everyday Amazing by completing Healthy Tracks activities.
    • Affordable medical, Rx, vision and dental coverages
    • Health Tracks Wellness Program/Wellness discounts
    • Health coaching/Health Improvement Program
    • Fitbit
    • Fitness club discounts
    Paid Time Off:
    To promote resilience, Renown offers full and part-time employees up to 10 paid holidays and vacation time, which are combined together in an annual leave bank. Annual leave front load or accrual amounts are based on the employee's type of position, length of service in a benefit eligible position and full time equivalent (FTE).
    • Paid sick leave and military leave
    401(k) Company Match:
    Retirement savings is one of the most important benefits any employer can offer. Administered by The Vanguard Group, one of the nation's most respected 401(k) investment companies, Renown Health's Retirement Savings Plan is designed to help you on your journey to a comfortable financial future.

    Flexibile Work Environment:
    Renown Health recognizes that employees have diverse personal and family needs. A flexible work schedule can assist employees in balancing work and personal commitments, while meeting business needs and objectives.
    • A healthy and safe Culture
    • Flexible Work Arrangements such as alternate work schedules, self-scheduling, compressed work weeks and telecommuting

    Posting ID: 552775355Posted: 2020-05-21