Catholic Health Initiatives CNA - Medical / Surgical, Flaget in BARDSTOWN, Kentucky

CNA - Medical / Surgical, Flaget

Description

Job Summary:

Provides direct patient care under the supervision of the licensed

nursing staff within the scope of practice. Contributes to the safe

and efficient operation of nursing services.

Essential Functions

Communicates effectively and appropriately

Contributes to maintenance of clean, safe environment to minimize

hazards of infection or injury to patients and/or staff.

Obtains basic physical assessment data (vital signs,

intake/output, weights etc.) and documents in patient medical record.

Provides routine and procedural hygienic needs to patients.

Assist in meeting patient’s activity needs to include:

elimination, comfort and privacy by responding to patient’s request.

Assist with performance of PT needs under the assistance of RN/PT

to include range of motion, ambulation, transfers, ADL training for home care.

Demonstrates competency in unit protocols for performing EKG’s(if

applicable), glucose monitoring, and other competencies based on department

discretion.

Demonstrates knowledge related to age appropriate behavior

of pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics as applicable.

Documents or reports care provided, observations, and pertinent

information to the nursing services

Assist in prevention of nosocomial infections as evidenced by

adherence to infection control policies and procedures.

Uses personal protective equipment and complies with all universal

precautions, bloodborne pathogens and specific isolation precautions (e.g.

contact, airborne, protective).

Completes patient care assignments by the end of the shift or

reports status of care to charge nurse

Make rounds on patients hourly.

Responds to requests promptly and courteously

Attends all mandatory hospital-based in services on time.

Assist with orientation of new unit personnel according to unit

protocol.

Attends 80% of shift meetings, reads and initials all meeting

minutes.

Completes all core and unit specific competencies on time.

Assists in delivering high quality health care services in a

professional, compassionate, and courteous manner while respecting the dignity

and individuality of each person who comes in contact with the organization by

following the standards of excellence, standards of behavior, and the standards

of professional appearance and conduct.

Qualifications

Education

/ Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

Certification

of nursing assistance required

High

School Diploma or GED

Basic

Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association required

Experience:

At

least 1 year in a healthcare setting preferred

Language

Ability:

Must

have ability to read, analyze, and interpret common and industry-related

documents.

Must

have the ability to respond to common inquires or complaints from patients,

families, KentuckyOne staff and the general public.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location KENTUCKY-BARDSTOWN-FLAGET MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule Nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0161733

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.