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CNA

Company: Skagit Regional Health
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

CNA - 3344US:WA:Arlington - Clinical Support - Full Time 0.6 FTE or MorePosted 3 months agoApplySaveDescriptionDepartment: Acute Care CVHExempt: NoSchedule: NIGHTSPosition Type: Full TimeFTE: 0.600000Base Wage $20.58 to $29.85$3500.00 SIGN ON BONUSLocation: Cascade Valley HospitalThe information described in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Other information:Job SummaryAssists professional nursing personnel by performing tasks involving direct and indirect patient care, treatment and maintenance of the nursing unit. Works with pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Works effectively and cooperatively within the workplace. Location/Department specific tasks and competencies may apply. The information described in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Essential FunctionsAccurately and timely documents in patient records, as per established protocols. Accurately collects and documents patient specimens. Complies with SRH infection control policies and ensures a safe environment for self and others. Admits, discharges and transfers patients as per established policies and procedures. Correctly places telemonitor on patient; changes batteries, cleans unit upon discharge of patient and returns to Telemonitor Tech. Provides a thorough, concise report at change of shift. Communicates pertinent information to the appropriate person in a timely manner. Obtains O2 set reading and reports to RN. Correctly records and calculates I & 0 including the cumulative totals and weights. Assesses patient needs and communicates them to RN. Responds appropriately in all code situations as per established policies and procedures. Performs bed making, bathing, vital signs, mouth care, feeding, catheter care, colostomy care, and other duties within scope of practice as assigned by RN or Designee. Alerts RN of any variances in patient's condition. Assists patients utilizing mobility aids; uses fall precaution program; matches activity to tolerance level in conjunction with the RN and institutes post-op mobility programs. Correctly utilizes flow sheets. Maintain ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office (Outlook) and department specific software applications to perform work. Communicate effectively and cooperatively in the workplace. Actively contribute to the achievement of Quality Improvement and Lean Process Improvement activities. Complete all mandatory learning requirements in a timely manner. Maintain current licensure and/or certification as required. Attend and actively participate in all department, team and/or committee meetings. Comply with all Skagit Regional Health, department and location specific policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor or designee.EducationHigh School diploma or GED required.Experience/TrainingMinimum six (6) months experience as a CNA preferred, experience in an acute care setting highly desired.License/CertificationsCurrent Washington State Nursing Assistant certification (CNA) required. Current American Heart Association (AHA) healthcare provider BLS certification required.Other SkillsEffective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Office applications to perform work. Well-developed problem solving skills required. Must be able to effectively prioritize workload amongst frequent interruptions with competing priorities. Knowledge of the healthcare environment required. Ability to coordinate work schedule with requirements of position (may include overtime and weekend work).Physical Demands and Work EnvironmentThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift or move objects and patients weighing over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.Skagit Regional Health offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 457b/401a (retirement), long term disability, and paid time off to all employees holding an FTE of 20 or more hours per week. Eligible employees also receive sick time pay.#INDCNACCUApplySaveby Jobble

Keywords: Skagit Regional Health, Seattle , CNA, Healthcare , Arlington, Washington

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