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CNA- PCCU

Company: UHS
Location: Enid
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Transcribes physician orders, maintains and audits charts and records, and communicates effectively. Also serves as a Nurse Aide at times, performing various patient care activities in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.

  • Transcribe physician orders, schedule tests, x-ray, graph TPR, blood pressure and weight with 98% accuracy.
  • Assemble and update charts and records daily.
  • Records vital signs, intake and output measurements, weights, etc. in a timely manner and with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Notifies nurse and other departments as appropriate of Stat and Now orders.
  • Notify nurse of patient admission/dismissal and relay room assignments to proper departments.
  • Determines and orders appropriate preps for tests and or procedures.
  • Schedules and coordinates physician appointments at the time of discharge.
  • Order and maintain supply inventory in a cost effective and organized fashion.
  • Maintains each medical record with physicians' orders, progress notes, consult records, etc. on a daily basis.
  • Make appropriate charges and notifications when status changes.
  • Group each chart form with appropriate patient name prior to posting in medical record.
  • Responsible for maintenance requests through the order entry system.
  • Receive and direct visitors to patient rooms.
  • Assist physician in locating charts and records.
  • Obtains appropriate consent for invasive tests/procedures with 100% accuracy.
  • Posts daily lab and x-ray results in each appropriate medical record with physician orders, progress notes, consult records, etc. on a daily basis.
  • Masters new work routines and techniques. Reviews protocols to clarify uncertain aspects ensuring excellence in standard of care is maintained.
  • Maintains clean and organized work area helping to project a good impression and maximizing the efficiency of the work unit.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age of patients served in his/her assigned service area.
  • 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.
  • Report all unusual conditions or reactions to nurse in charge.
  • Answer lights promptly, collect food trays, and respond to patient wants and needs.
  • Complete or review worksheet of assignments for patient care within 30 minutes of shift change.
  • Obtains and documents vital signs as instructed per nurse.
  • Assists with documentation of temperature control logs.
  • Assists with 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. Addresses needs or reports needs to the RN as appropriate.
  • Utilizes lifting/transfer equipment to transfer patients safely and reduce injury.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and maintains proper body alignment when working with all patients.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates self-directed learning and participates in continuing education annually to meet own professional development and department specific requirements.
  • Utilizes good hand hygiene techniques, including washing hands and use of hand sanitizer when entering and exiting patient rooms.
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned.Qualifications
    • High School graduate or GED required.
    • Certified Nurse Aide certification required.
    • BLS is required prior to beginning orientation or working on a floor.
    • Minimum of one-year full time experience in business or healthcare with an emphasis in clerical.
    • Basic computer skills required.
    • Medical terminology preferred.
      EEO Statement

      It is the policy of the Facility to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment on the basis any legally protected characteristics such as race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 and over or as otherwise defined by applicable law), disability or genetic information (including family medical history) or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State, or local law. For purposes of this policy, race includes traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair type, texture, length and protective hairstyles (including but not limited to, braids, locks, twists, Bantu knots, hair coverings, etc.). If certain workspaces require such restrictions for health and safety reasons, non-discriminatory accommodations should be considered and implemented if feasible.

      Notice

      At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career 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 feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: UHS, Enid , CNA- PCCU, Healthcare , Enid, Oklahoma

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