Clinical Nursing Assistant (CNA) Combest ACHC, ABI


Position Description

Employees in this classification provide patient care management to an assigned clinic in the areas of clerical and clinical duties.  In clinical setting, the employee receives direct supervision from physician or nursing supervisor in either oral or written form.  In office setting the employee receives direct supervision from department administrator.  Work is preformed under usual office and clinic conditions.  May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.

Org Level 7

351901 – SON Combest Center Lbk

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


HSC – Abilene


SON Combest Center Lbk

Major/Essential Functions

Employee in this position will provide support to the care team at the Combest Abilene Community Health Center (ACHC). 

  • Maintain a current CNA and BLS/CPR certificates/training.
  • Adherence to HIPAA and maintains the confidentiality and security of TTUHSC information/data
  • Have a working knowledge of data entry in the EMR/EHR system.
  • Data entry and communication in the EMR/EHR is accurate and timely.
  • Exhibits effective communication skills (written and oral) to communicate with a diverse patient population and internal and external entities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of skills required for this position. 
  • Demonstrate a professional demeanor at all times when representing the organization.
  • Complete all required training by the deadlines identified by the organization, leadership, and supervisor.
  • Attend and participate in meetings.
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems, formulation of goals/outcomes, and patient-centered plans of care, in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Takes and records accurate vital signs and measurements.
  • Assists in determining the physical and  mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families.

Occasional Duties

  • May assist in other patient areas as assigned by supervisor.
  • May assist in generating data for reporting purposes.

Required Qualifications


  •  A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. 


  • Graduation from an approved certified program for assistants in the area of required specialty.
  • Certification by an approved accredited certifying agency in the specialty that particular work will be performed.

This position is subjected to the CMS vaccination mandate.

Preferred Qualifications

Position Specific Qualifications

  • At least one year experience in a hospital, clinic or community based environment as a CNA
  • Experience in providing services to patients with a diverse patient population through the life span (adult & children)
  • Experience with electronic medical/health records (EMR/EHR) documentation
  • Experience in providing services to patients with mental illness
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, Spanish, Swahili, and French

Required Attachments

Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis


Pay Grade Minimum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Grant Funded?


Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Skilled Technicians



Schedule Details

Mon – Fri, and SAT morning as assigned

Travel Required


Does this position work in a research laboratory?


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