*****CNA 2 required*****
Assists the healthcare team in maintaining an efficient nursing unit through effective communication, organizational and nursing skills and professionalism. Provides patient care within the scope of a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A) as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Performs assigned tasks within the scope of a Certified Nursing Assistant and in accordance with PeaceHealth and general nursing policies and procedures.
Meets or exceeds customer needs as a patient advocate, exercises discretion in the management of patient information and assures strict patient confidentiality.
Reports significant changes in patient's status to the appropriate care team member.
Responsible for clerical duties on the unit, to include but not limited to: Accurate transcription of orders, Coordinates patient admission, discharge and transfer and
Provides effective communication linkage between all care team members
Monitors, maintains and orders unit supplies
Promotes the safety and security of the unit through a working knowledge of fire, biohazard, electrical safety, infections policies and disaster plan.
Promostes a safety-conscious work force and maintains good housekeeping practices.
Within the scope of a Nursing Assistant: demonstrates basic technical skills which facilitates the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate optimal patient care appropriate to the age of patients served by demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
Communicates appropriately with the person served regardless of their age.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
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High school diploma or equivalent required
Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant Acute Care program required. OR (level II) required.
Previous certified nursing assistant experience preferred.
Previous Unit Secretary or related experience preferred.
working knowledge of computers is preferred
Current BLS required
Current CNA 2 required
Basic verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently without direct supervision
PeaceHealth - 20 months ago
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and...