Certified Nursing Assistant, Med Surg, Presence St Joseph Hospital, Elgin:
Presence Health

Presence Health
Elgin Illinois

Requisition ID: 44517

Location: Presence St Joseph Elgin

Location Address:
77 North Airlite Street, Elgin, IL  60123-4912 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Night



The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Senior Services performs various duties under the direction and supervision of a professional licensed nurse to assist the nursing staff in meeting patient/resident treatment and care requirements. All duties are carried out in accordance with the established policies and procedures.



  1. Provides direct patient/resident care as assigned by the licensed nurse and communicates patient’s response.


  2. Performs routine procedures e.g. blood glucose monitoring, vital signs, heights, weights, intake and output and the collections of urine, stool and sputum specimens.


  3. Documents care per departmental standards in electronic medical record.


  4. Assists with patients’ activity and providing a safe environment.


  1. Observes patients/residents while performing delegated tasks and reports significant findings regarding safety, personal needs and changes in patient’s condition to the licensed nurse.


  2. Promotes and maintains an atmosphere for patient comfort. Keeps patient/residents’ room clean and orderly.


  3. Provides skin care and is knowledgeable in care needed to maintain or improve skin integrity.


  4. Collaborates with the licensed nurse in implementing and evaluating the plan of care and functional status.


  5. Assists with admissions, transfers, morgue transport and discharge of patient/resident.


  1. Replenishes patient’s supplies as needed.


  1. Identifies patient/family education needs and reports them to the licensed nurse.


    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.



    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                


      Does Not Supervise Employees




    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience                                                              

    High School diploma required.

    Previous experience in senior services preferred.


    Computer Skills                                                          

    Knowledge of EPIC preferred.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Certified Nursing Assistant with a current Illinois License required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.


Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hosp Elgin


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Basic Qualifications