Provides basic aide care to patients. Obtains vital signs. Assists patients in meeting their bathing, grooming, toileting, and personal hygiene needs. Communicates and reports essential information to the RN and or LPN staff. Provides up-to-date, timely secretarial duties.
Puts together and maintains accurate charts. Maintains appropriate supply levels and coordinates with the Operations Assistant of Women's Services in the ordering of supplies for the unit. Communicates effectively and interacts with medical staff, patients and the public. Order entry of physician's orders in an accurate and timely manner. Assures that the highest degree of quality patient care is maintained at all times and reports pertinent information to the Physician, Charge nurse, Clinical Team Leader, Manager or Director.
This position requires a high school education or its equivalent.
Requires successful completion of a certified nurse aide training program and listed on State Registry.
Requires successful completion of hospital and departmental orientation.
Current CPR card.
Has frequent interaction with physicians, nursing staff, other departments, patients and their families. Must have the sensitivity, maturity, and ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
Attends 75% of all staff meetings.
In addition to these qualifications, a CNA/Unit Secretary:
Complete skills checklists and testing as provided by the PICU Clinical Educator.
Complete and maintain hospital/unit specific mandatory requirements in a timely manner. Individuals will be enrolled in courses based on previous experience and unit needs.
HCA Inc - 15 months ago
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