SSM Health

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA / CMA)

Saint Louis, MO

Job status
Full time, Part time
Paid Tuition Reimbursement, Paid personal time, 401K / Retirement plan, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance
Job description

SSM Health is actively scheduling interviews and with Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs or CMAs) to be Clinical Partners for various care specialties at our SSM Health care facilities and hospitals across the St. Louis metro area. Both Experienced and Recent Graduates of a CNA / CMA program are welcomed and encouraged to apply!

Immediate start dates are available.

$1,000 Part Time New Hire Signing Bonus

$2,000 Full Time New Hire Signing Bonus

Various work shifts are available with full-time and part-time scheduling. Several facility locations for you to chose as your work site.

Immediate Hiring Needs for CNA / Clinical Partners with the following specialties:

  • Acute Care
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Neuro
  • Med/Surg
  • Behavioral Health
  • Surgical / Bariatric
  • Home Health

You will be working at a comprehensive medical care hospital network which has the only Level II Trauma Center in north St. Louis County, a Level I Time Critical Diagnosis STEMI Center and the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in St. Louis County.

Since 1872 SSM Health has been serving our community's comprehensive health needs across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. Inspired by our founding religious sisters, we value the sacredness and dignity of each person. Our core values are embraced by all SSM Health employees and are the cornerstone of our culture:

• Compassion

• Respect

• Excellence

• Stewardship

• Community

We offer great benefits, relocation assistance, educational reimbursement, a wonderful internal promotion program, and competitive compensation!

Job summary

CNA / CMA Clinical Partners are responsible for meeting the basic needs of patients by providing skilled levels of bedside patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse. CNA / CMA Care Partners also perform clerical duties necessary to the functioning of the nursing unit.

Primary responsibilities

• Receives patient care assignment from the registered nurse in charge. Initiates delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing nursing activities for specific patient age group served.

• CNA / CMA collects and documents data for the admission assessment and reassessment at specific times for patient population. Documents and provides appropriate data to the RN and/or LPN for analysis and validation of patient’s response to care or treatment and when significant change occurs in the patient’s condition.

• Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via charting and communicating to team members.

• Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.

• Answers patients’ calls for help, takes their vital signs and monitors their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration. Assists with baths, ambulating, feeding, skincare, personal and oral hygiene, and making occupied and unoccupied beds. Performs dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.

• Prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated.

• Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment. Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.

• Assists with delegated clerical duties such as answering telephones, relaying messages, transcription of physician orders, preparing and organizing the patient's medical record.

• Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.

• Performs mechanical and manual operation of equipment as recommended in user's manual, with ability to recognize common mechanical problems and initiate appropriate corrective action.

• Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

• May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Completion of an approved nurse aide training program and passing grade on state of work location required exam

Licenses and Certifications

• Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

We are looking forward to interviewing with you!

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