Certified Nursing Assistant - Inpatient Rehab .8 evenings SJ (20388)
Franciscan Health Systems - Roman, VA

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Job Summary: This job is responsible for assisting in the delivery of non-professional nursing care, under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) in a defined care team and in accordance with scope of practice, for the Franciscan Health System (FHS). An incumbent performs the basic aspects of general patient care where the services of a registered or licensed practical nurse are not required. Employees assist medical/nursing staff in the examination, treatment and care of patients, including the transport of patients and equipment and assisting in the admission, transfer and discharge of patients. Tasks are assigned by nursing staff in clear, detailed and specific instructions.

Employees work as instructed and seek guidance on matters not specifically covered in the original instructions. Work is reviewed through progress checks for accuracy, adequacy and adherence to standards, instructions and established procedures. Essential Duties: Qualificationssans-serif'; mso-bidi-font-family: " >Reports and documents patient temperature, pulse, respiratory rate, blood pressure and oxygen saturation. Obtains and records measurement of patient height and weight; attaches patient to monitoring equipment.

Observes and reports changes in patient condition. Job Assists nursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer of patients by performing activities such as inventorying/storing patient belongings, providing patient with relevant personal care/comfort items, orienting patient/family and transporting patient to room or other location using wheelchairs, stretchers or patient beds. Primary Location sans-serif'; mso-bidi-font-family: " >Obtains and labels a variety of samples (e.g. urine, stool and sputum specimens); transports blood and blood products.

  • Shift * Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period sans-serif'; mso-bidi-font-family: " >Performs basic life support, and gives assistance to medical staff during medical and disaster emergencies. * Weekends Required Maintains a neat and organized work environment. Orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary; identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair requests in system, tags equipment and removes from service. * Status Maintains an organized and safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital’s Safety, Risk Management and regulatory standards.

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