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CNA - MED SURG, FT NIGHTS

Company: St. Mary's Regional Medical Center
Location: Enid
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesAssist in care of hospital patients under the direction of nursing and the medical staff. Position is responsible for adhering to all standards of nursing care, and for promoting teamwork among co-workers.

  • Assist with activities of daily living i.e. bathing, skin care, dressing, feeding, ambulating, transporting, and bed changing.
  • Take and record vital signs and I&O's, apply ice bags, aqua K pads, and maintain continuous bladder irrigations.
  • Complete or review worksheet of assignments for patient care within 30 minutes of shift change.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho social, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age of patients served in his/her assigned service area.
  • Obtains and documents vital signs as instructed per nurse.
  • Assists with documentation of temperature control logs and monthly cleaning of unit refrigerators.
  • Supports the organizational initiative of hourly rounding and documenting rounding with a purpose on white boards.
  • Supports the organizational initiative of timely response to call lights. Report all unusual conditions or reactions and addresses needs or reports needs to the RN as appropriate.
  • Utilizes lifting/transfer equipment to transfer patients safely and reduce injury.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of all equipment used and be able to apply appropriately per instructions from the nurse, keeping patient's safety in mind all the time.
  • Assists patients with clock void per instructions of nurse. This will be evidenced by documentation and verbal report to nurse.
  • Assist patients with swallowing difficulties by following guidelines set by speech therapists i.e. chin tuck, thick-it, etc.
  • Responsible for proper collection, labeling and transport of specimens adhering to infection control and BSI guidelines.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area helping to project a good impression and maximizing the efficiency of the work unit.
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned.Qualifications
    • High School graduate or equivalent preferred.
    • Long Term Care class required.
    • Current Oklahoma Certified Nurse Aide license.
    • BLS is required prior to beginning orientation or working on a floor.
    • Experience preferred
    • Must successfully pass Pre-employment Assessment.
    • Basic computer skills required.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, Enid , CNA - MED SURG, FT NIGHTS, Healthcare , Enid, Oklahoma

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