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Certified Nurse Assistant - ICC
Job Code:2024-04-004
Department:Immediate Care Clinic
FT/PT Status:Part Time Intermittent
Salary Minimum17.12
Salary Midpoint19.26
Position Closes:

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Primary Function

Under supervision, the incumbent is responsible for a variety of nursing assistant duties established by the Registered Nurse on Duty in the Clinic and or the medical Provider on duty. Under supervision, he/she is responsible for following the plan of care established by the nurse assessing the patient. The Nursing Assistant assists in performing and providing nursing care, duties, and tasks for patients of all ages.

Job Description

Recognizes and reports to the registered nurse or medical provider abnormal findings related to vital signs, clinical signs and symptoms, and laboratory findings.

Implements nursing care including, but not limited to:

  • Takes and records vital signs and reports deviations to the registered nurse.
  • Assists patients with daily living activities, i.e., bathing, oral hygiene, changing bed linen, feeding, etc.
  • Collects specimens (urine, stool, and sputum).
  • Completes finger stick glucose monitoring.
  • Monitors intake and output, including monitoring IVs.
  • Documents vital signs and other medical data to the appropriate record.
  • Initiates appropriate resuscitative measures in an emergency.
  • Operates a variety of specialized medical equipment, such as suction pumps, oxygen equipment, automatic BP cuffs, and oxygen saturation units, etc. Recognizes malfunctioning and unsafe equipment and initiates corrective action.
  • Initiates appropriate action when safety measures are required to protect patients.
  • Maintains a safe environment through the practice of Universal Precautions and Body Substance Isolation, medical waste/chemical management and containment. Isolates infected patients. Cleans patient contact areas and equipment according to policies and OSHA regulations.
  • Promotes patient advocacy and confidentiality.
  • Directly observes and evaluates patient care.
  • Participates in ongoing nursing quality assurance program.
  • The Nursing Assistant will function in the Immediate Care Center (ICC) under the supervision of the Director of Nursing for Primary Care or his/her designee to insure patient care is provided in a safe and efficient quality manner.
  • May be required to rotate between nursing departments including outpatient, inpatient, and between shifts. Demonstrates the ability to establish good interpersonal working relationships with patients and staff.
  • Assists with and makes recommendations about supplies and equipment needs. Maintains clean, neat, and safe work environment.
  • Demonstrates ability and willingness to adapt to special circumstances, such as, staffing shortages, patient emergencies, fluctuations in census, and disasters.
  • Participates in cross training of services within the nursing department. The Satellite Clinic Manager or his/her designee will schedule cross training.
  • The Nursing Assistant provides nursing care according to established procedures; under the supervision of the ICC Registered Nurse. This is done under the supervision of the Director of Nursing for Primary Care or his/her designee. The work is evaluated for technical soundness and adherence to professional standards.


    Job Knowledge

  • Knowledge and skill to perform basic clinical nursing care to acutely ill patients and assist patients in their daily living activities.
  • Knowledge and skill to assist the care provider in treatment and examinations performed in the ICC setting.
  • A practical knowledge of performing prescribed treatment plans such as dressing changes or soaks.
  • Knowledge of proper handling and collection of specimens, performing vital signs and recognizing abnormal values.
  • Basic knowledge of diseases and illnesses and the ability to recognize and report changes in the patient's condition to the registered nurse.
  • A practical knowledge of the medical facility's organization and services, the basic rules and regulations governing visitors and patient treatment, and practical knowledge of standard procedures, medical records, and medical terminology.
  • A basic knowledge of diseases, medical and surgical procedures, as well as standard abbreviations used by the medical staff.
  • A thorough knowledge of recording and documenting medical information.
  • Knowledge and skills in operating specialized medical equipment, such as suction pumps, oxygen equipment, etc.
  • Applicant must have a valid North Carolina driver's license.



  • High school graduate or GED,
  • Successfully completed an accredited program in Nursing Assistant,
  • Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA),
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) is required of the position. Can be acquired through the facility following appointment to position.
  • Preference given to applicants who have specialized training in CNA.
  • No experience required of position, will provide training.
  • Proficiency rated at 6 weeks.