C N A - PCU
Central Texas Medical Center - San Marcos, TX

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The CNA is responsible for assisting the RN and LVN implementation and planning of patient centered care for all patients on the unit during his/her shift, according to the standards of care of Central Texas Medical Center . Is able to perform basic CNA functions in all care areas. Acts as personal care provider by attending to ongoing patient needs including, but not limited to, vital signs, personal care and ADL’s. Performs glucose checks according to policy and procedures. Performs duties under nursing direction.

Responsible for compiling and maintaining accurate documentation on each patient including, but not limited to, spiritual care, supply charges, patient and family teaching, vital signs and graphic record completion.

The CNA reports patient condition changes, inconsistencies, or other concerns to the registered nurse and/or LVN. Follows all departmental safety policies and procedures regarding patient care and one’s personal protection and patient safety. Develops self professionally and participates in hospital and departmental activities.

Actively participates in continuous quality improvement. Promotes and participates in teamwork with physicians and personnel of this and other departments.

Understands the Computerized Physician Order Entry process and proficiently uses the electronic medical record for retrieval of patient information.

Understands computer downtime procedures

Monitors Electronic Medical Record for new physician orders and diagnostic results.

Completes other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications
Education & Experience –

Certificate from an accredited School of Nursing Assistants , and six months to one year related experience and/or training. Must hold a current certificate in CPR and a current certificate in CNA. .

Licensure, Certification & Registration – Must hold a current certificate in BCLS. Must hold a current certificate in C.N.A.

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