Certified Nursing Assistant

Barboursville, West Virginia   |     Regular Full Time    |     Job ID:19571


Wexford Health

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POSITION:           Certified Nurse Assistant
SCHEDULE:         Full Time / 8-hour shifts / Every other weekend / 3p-11p
FACILITY:             Western Regional Jail
LOCATION:          Barboursville, WV


A Job Should be MORE than just a paycheck.
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers.  Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services.
The majority of our patients come from marginalized or impoverished backgrounds.  In many cases, our doctors, nurses, and behavioral health professionals represent the patient’s first experience with quality, compassionate health care.
We heal and rehabilitate thousands of incarcerated patients every day.
When you join Wexford Health, you do more than just further your career.
You also become part of a team-a family-whose mission is to care for patients that cannot care for themselves.
You change lives.
You make a difference.
If you are looking for a position that empowers you to do MORE… then look at Wexford Health.

Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Performance check-ins with annual merit increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account
  • Continuing education options

Under clinical supervision from the Director of Nursing, Registered Nurses, Medical Director and/or WVDOC personnel as appropriate, the CNA assists nursing staff with daily operations. Utilizes electronic medical record system as applicable throughout the scope of duties and responsibilities.

1.  Assists in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of
patients in the health care unit and, as necessary, in the housing units.
2. Assists in planning and implementing individual treatment programs in the health care
unit and housing units by utilizing available resources and consulting with licensed
practical nurses, registered nurses, PA/NP’s, physicians and correctional officers.
3. Implements medical plan through administering medications and intervention in
accordance with physician instructions.
4. Documents nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications etc., and
communicates information to supervisory personnel and physicians in accordance with
physician’s orders.
5. Assists in maintaining working and living areas and supplies in good order.
6. Serves as a member of a nursing care and treatment team and assists physician as
7. Uses available in-house resource personnel and departments for treatment/consultation.
8. Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies
and procedures.
9. Takes vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).
10. Applies and changes dressings.
11. Provides for emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients.
12. Assists with activities of daily living with special attention to therapeutic significance.

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
CERTIFICATION: Current, valid Nursing assistant certificate, current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Completion of a certification program from accredited nursing assistant





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