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Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA
Ref No.: 17-00030
Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Location: Goldsboro, North Carolina
Start Date: 01/26/2017
CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
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The Community - Goldsboro, NC
Goldsboro, Where we are as proud of our pickles as we are our planes! And, we're pretty partial to pork as well! Home of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Mt. Olive Pickle Company and famous for the best barbeque in Eastern North Carolina, we are a destination with rich cultural and heritage roots, which captivates visitors and residents alike. Enjoy an afternoon paddling the Neuse River or spend an action-packed day at an outdoor recreational facility. Explore our parks and enjoy a festival or outdoor concert. Pause in awe as F-15 E Strike Eagle jets soar across the sky.

Cherry Hospital
Cherry Hospital is an inpatient regional referral psychiatric hospital in Goldsboro, NC. As one of three psychiatric hospitals operated by the NC Department of Health and Human Services, Cherry Hospital provides services to 38 counties in the eastern region of North Carolina. As a place of hope, care and recovery, Cherry Hospital has been working to improve the lives of those experiencing severe mental illness for more than a century. A teaching site for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and Campbell University, Cherry Hospital welcomes psychiatry residents, fellows and medical students routinely as they embrace the opportunity to train with the professional staff holding clinical faculty appointments.

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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