Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Float Pool

    Job Title
    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Float Pool
    Job ID
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.. 

    The Certified Nursing Assistant:

    *Variable shifts available*

    • Ability to perform the basic nursing skills, which include attending to personal hygiene and dietary needs of patients.
    • Ability to use patient care equipment safely and effectively; for example, pulse oximeter, sequential compression devices, monitors, etc.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relationships with staff, physicians, Hospital and University officials, and the general public
    • Good written and verbal communication skills; basic math.  Ability to follow verbal and written directions in detail.
    • Ability to work independently and handle a multi-task environment
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality relating to client issues
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and work within a fast-paced environment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer)
    Qualified candidates will possess:
    • High school education or equivalent is required
    • Satisfactory completion of Nursing Assistant training program
    • Six months or more experience as a Nursing Assistant or nursing technician.
    • Current District of Columbia Nursing Assistant Certification
    • Current CPR proficiency and BLS by American Heart Association required

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
    Work life balance
    Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 

    Required Skills

    1. Familiarity with medical office procedures and practice management software.
    2. Familiarity with medical terminology, CPT & ICD coding, and insurance requirements
    3. Computer knowledge and typing skills.
    4. Strong customer service skills.
    5. Ability to multi-task and maintain professionalism in stressful situations.
    6. Ability to problem solve
    7. Ability to process requests efficiently and promptly.
    8. Ability to collaborate with fellow staff and cross-train to ensure efficient operations.
    9. Ability to abide by HIPAA, OSHA, and Howard University policies and procedures.

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