Kadlec Unit Secretary/CNA - Acute Care/Inpatient Oncology/6RP in Richland, Washington
Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Nursing Assistant to join our growing Acute Care/Inpatient Oncology/6RP team located in Richland, Washington!
Shift Details: Full time, Evening Shift,1 FTE.
Current WA State Certified Nursing Assistant Licensure
WA State MA-R Licensure within 60 days from date of hire into the position
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS
Completion of a formal Certified Nursing Assistant program
1 year experience in a patient care setting
1 year Secretarial experience.
Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
As a Certified Nursing Assistant you perform a variety of tasks to assist professional nursing personnel in providing patient care in an assigned area.
Assist professional nursing staff with daily care of patients by performing basic technical and non-technical tasks under direction and supervision.
Provide a.m. to p.m. care; e.g., bathing patient, peri-care, personal care; makes bed, changes gown. Adheres to department procedures and standards.
Measure and record vital signs (temperature, pulse, and blood pressure), height and weight. Measures and records fluid and food intake and output. Documents information following department procedure.
Prepare patients for meals, assists in feeding patients, if necessary. Distribute water and other nourishments according to the patients' needs.
Prepare room and bed for receiving patient, assuring a clean and safe environment. Continue to observe patient's environment to ensure safety and comfort.
Perform treatment procedures such as surgical skin preparations and application of ice packs and heat following department procedure and standards.
Communicate effectively with patients, families and staff demonstrating a positive and caring attitude; demonstrates sensitivity to patient's emotional, social and mental health needs.
Recognize and report abnormal signs and symptoms of common diseases and conditions.
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on the department/unit as outlined in established procedures.
Adhere to standard policies as outlined in the unit related to infection control, fire and safety, hazardous chemicals, personnel policies and departmental procedures and standards.
Transport sealed, pre-packaged procedure trays that contain sharps and non-narcotic medications for the purpose of stocking rooms in the department (example - Lumbar puncture tray).
Respond within 60 minutes when called into work after being placed on-call.
Provide age appropriate care.
Participate in unit and hospital wide quality improvement activities in order to improve patient care and comply with regulatory groups such as Leapfrog and Core Measures.
Perform glucose checks.
Perform (or may perform) finger or heel sticks.
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Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Req ID: 312600