CNA - Float
St. James Healthcare - Butte, MT

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SUMMARY

Assists in implementing nursing care by performing basic nursing procedures by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Answers lights, or intercom system to determine patients' needs.

Assists patients in activities of daily living.

Carries out delegated components of the nursing process.

Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help.

Transports patients or assists patients to walk.

Turns and repositions patients, as needed.

Changes bed linens, runs errands, and directs visitors.

Participates in admission/discharge activities

Takes and records routine vital signs, daily weights, food and fluid intake and output, and documents information in a timely manner. Reports age specific variance to appropriate personnel.

Reports age specific variance to appropriate licensed personnel

Accurately documents the delegated components of the nursing process in a timely manner meeting requirements of the regulating bodies.

Demonstrates behaviors consistent with organizational mission and goals.

Follows all applicable hospital policies and procedures.

Participates in facility Quality Improvement/ORP Program

Follows policies and procedures for infection control and facility safety in accordance with regulatory guidelines.

Follows "Patients Rights Policy" at all times.

Demonstrates knowledge of information management as appropriate.

May be assigned to monitor patients on a continual basis

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

Nurse Aide Skills Checklist

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

C.N.A. Certification required upon hire

BLS required within 30 days after hire

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