Certified Nursing Assistant - PRN CLARY CENTER/WILKINSON CENTER 7am - 7pm Rotating days and weekends with call required.

About us: For the past 85 years, Stephens County Hospital has been a trusted name in the community, striving for excellence and delivering professional and compassionate care. Our dedicated staff of approximately 475 employees has a heart for healthcare and realizes how precious the gift of good health can be.

Stephens County Hospital is a 96-bed acute care hospital located in Toccoa, Georgia. We are nestled in the beautiful foothills of Northeast Georgia where our family-oriented community offers many cultural and civic opportunities as well as numerous outdoor activities. 

Stephens County Hospital is a member of the Georgia Hospital Association, American Hospital Association and Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals. Stephens County Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s premier healthcare monitoring agency.

Job Description: Registered Nurses in SCH’s ICU Department are responsible for direct and indirect nursing care and the directing of other nursing care providers such as CNAs and PCTs.



CLARY CENTER/WILKINSON CENTER - Certified Nursing Assistant PRN - 7am - 7pm Rotating days and weekends with call required.

Must be able to pass Proxy Care Class


Good communication skills are essential, even when the other party is confused, upset, uncooperative, or irritable. This job requires observing skills, the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. The position also calls for dedication and dependability, as well as a certain degree of humility, since the CNA must be able to take orders, report to supervisors, & work on routine or even repetitive tasks daily. For a CNA to succeed, he or she must be able to put such services in perspective and focus on the greater positive effects they bring.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs mouth, eye and hair care to include denture care and shaving of male residents.
  • Performs bath and back care to include partial or complete baths, showers, sitz baths and tub baths.
  • Makes beds daily and follows linen change schedule.
  • Assists in food service: serves trays, assists in feeding residents, feeds if necessary, picks up trays and records food intake, serves interval nourishments.
  • Serves ice and fresh water and maintains aseptic environment.
  • Recognizes and observes NPO signs or other restrictions on fluid intake, eg: no hot or ice liquids.
  • Assists with toilet needs.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of body mechanics.
  • Remains aware of residents placed on limited motion.
  • Assists residents with progressive activity: dangle, stand by bed, sit in chair and walk.
  • Gives proper skin care constantly observing pressure areas for bedsores and reports immediately.
  • Assists patient in and out of bed.
  • Assists with ambulation.
  • Checks and records vital signs, blood pressure, TPR.
  • Weighs resident as indicated.
  • Administers emergency resuscitation of residents in cardiac arrest.
  • Assists in emergency admission, care and evacuation of residents in a disaster.
  • Supervises self-administration of medications.
  • Assists in maintaining cleanliness, order, and an attractive environment at all times.
  • Provides necessary equipment at resident’s bedside.
  • Insures clean and safe surrounding.
  • Adjusts side rails according to established procedure.
  • Collects and disposes of trash according to procedure.
  • Cares for soiled and contaminated linens according to procedure.
  • Inventories and maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Assists with resident laundry.
  • Document signs, symptoms and statements made by residents or family.
  • Document request from the residents or family.
  • Reports accidents or injuries sustained by self, residents or visitors.
  • Documents care according to procedure.
  • Listens to change of shift report.
  • Evaluates self-care abilities/limitations and identifies need for additional safety measures.
  • Evaluates and documents for signs/symptoms of abuse and neglect.
  • Assesses and interprets data relative to resident’s age.
  • Recognizes anxiety regarding potential changes in lifestyle resulting from illness.
  • Addresses resident appropriately.
  • Provides for resident’s privacy.
  • Respects resident’s right to refuse treatment.
  • Assesses for limiting conditions (vision, hearing, elimination, etc.).
  • Implements skin integrity and/or risk to fall protocols.
  • Allows residents to discuss thoughts and plans related to death and dying.
  • Assesses nutritional intake.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must be able to pass Proxy Care Class

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situation
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


Professional Requirements:

  • Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Complete annual education requirements.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Wear identification while on duty.
  • Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
  • Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Attend regular staff meetings and in-services as needed.


Must be able to pass Proxy Care Class


Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

  • May need to sit for up to 2-6 hours at a time
  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to lift 10 pounds or more


Stephens County Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition, carrier status or any other legally protected status.