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Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA
Ref No.: 17-00029
Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Location: Morganton, North Carolina
Start Date: 01/24/2017
CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
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The Community - Morganton, NC
The City of Morganton is the county seat of Burke County and sits on the Catawba River in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina. Morganton and Burke County are blessed with scenic rural landscapes, abundant outdoor adventure opportunities, and people who love this community. The Blue Ridge Parkway, perhaps the most famous highway in America, winds its way through the northwestern part of the county, and Charlotte and Asheville are just over an hour's drive away.

Broughton Hospital
Broughton Hospital is one of three regional psychiatric hospitals with statutory responsibility for operating as a part of the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities (DSOHF) within the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to provide help and support to North Carolinians suffering from mental illness and their families. Broughton Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited state psychiatric hospital that serves the western thirty-seven (37) counties of North Carolina, approximately 35% of the total population, as part of the state's system of care and treatment for persons with mental illness.

Position Overview
The CNA is responsible for providing support to consumers working towards their treatment goals and safely manage the milieu. Assist in fostering a therapeutic environment, assist consumers with ADLs, monitoring medical, emotional, behavioral or social problems. Requires close observation and interaction with all consumers. CNAs are expected to accompany and/or transport consumers in need of medical services outside the facility and lead or co-lead consumer groups, ward meetings, consumer orientation and/or other recreational activities.

Qualifications
  • Must have a current North Carolina CNA license or certification.
  • Minimum computer skills necessary to type reports, access and respond to email as well as include attachments, complete on-line training are required.
  • Physical requirements include ability to pass CPR, NVCI and lifting up to 50 pounds. As a condition for continued employment, must be able to successfully pass all required parts of CPI's Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI).
  • Knowledge of common physical & mental diseases of adults, substance abuse treatment approaches and motivational interviewing communication approaches.
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