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Certified Nursing Assistant, Ortho/Surg, St. Joe's Med Center, Joliet

Date: Sep 5, 2019

Requisition ID: 67304

Ministry:  Presence St Joseph MC Joliet

Location: Presence St Joseph Med Joliet

Location Address:
333 Madison Street, Joliet, IL  60435-8200 United States (US)



Department: 20780250 Ortho/Surg PSJMC 

Daily Hours: 12
Standard Hours: 36
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Night



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



  1. Provides direct patient 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 while performing delegated tasks and reports significant findings regarding patient safety, personal needs and changes in patient’s condition to the licensed nurse.
  2. Promotes and maintains an atmosphere for patient comfort. Keep patient’s 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.


  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 or equivalent required. One year of experience preferred.
    Computer Skills                                                          
    Knowledge of EPIC preferred.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Nursing Assistant certification required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.


Business Unit: Presence St Joseph MC Joliet
Department Name: Ortho/Surg PSJMC

Job Function: Nursing 

Job Segment: EMR, Medical, Nursing, Patient Care, CNA, Healthcare