CNA - PCU - PRN
Central Texas Medical Center - San Marcos, TX

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CNA - PCU - PRN - 145919 Description
      TO ASSIST THE RN/LVN IN PROVIDING NURSING SERVICES, REGARDLESS OF THE AGE, DISABILITY, ECONOMIC STATUS, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, RELIGION OR HEALTH PROBLEMS OF THE CLIENT SERVED. ASSOCIATE REMAINS FLEXIBLETO CHANGING SYSTEMS, IS EXPECTED TO DEMONSTRATE QUALITY AND EFFECTIVENESS IN WORK HABITS AND TREATS STAFF, PHYSICIAN, PATIENTS AND FAMILIES WITH CONSIDERATION AND RESPECT. 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 INALL CARE AREAS. ACTS AS PERSONAL CARE PROVIDER BY ATTENDING TO ONGOING PATIENT NEEDS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, VITAL SIGNS, PERSONAL CARE AND ADLS. 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 ONES 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 ANDPERSONNEL OF THIS AND OTHER DEPARTMENTS. UNDERSTANDS THECOMPUTERIZED 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.

      Job : Other Clinical Professional
      Organization : Central Texas Medical Center
      Primary Location : US-TX-San Marcos

      Schedule : Per Diem
      Shift : Day
      Job Level : Staff / Associate
      Education Level : Technical Certification
      Travel : No
      Job Posting : Mar 19, 2013, 7:36:17 AM

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