Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Unit
Secretary/Certified Nursing Assistant to join our growing Intensive
Care Unit team located in Richland, Washington!
Shift Details: Part-Time, 0.6, 12 hour variable shift. Shifts
may include weekends.
* GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational
institution * Current WA State Certified Nursing Assistant
Licensure * WA State MA-R Licensure required within 60 days from
date of hire into the position * Current American Heart Association
Healthcare Provider BLS
* Completion of a formal Certified Nursing Assistant program
preferred. * 1 year experience in a patient care setting preferred.
* 1 year secretarial experience preferred. * Bi-lingual or
multi-lingual skills preferred.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
As a Unit Secretary/Certified Nursing Assistant you will perform
a variety of tasks to assist professional nursing personnel in
providing patient care in an assigned area and related to the
clerical and receptionist activities; serve as the focal
communication source in the nursing station and perform related
duties as assigned.
* Assist professional nursing staff with daily care of patients
by performing basic technical and non-technical tasks under
direction and supervision. * Provide a.m. to p.m. care; e.g.,
bathing patient, peri-care, personal care; makes bed, changes gown.
* Adhere to department procedures and standards. * Measure and
record vital signs (temperature, pulse, and blood pressure), height
and weight. * Measure and records fluid and food intake and output.
* Document information following department procedure. * Prepare
patients for meals, assists in feeding patients, if necessary. *
Distribute water and other nourishments according to the patients'
needs. * Prepare room and bed for receiving patient, assuring a
clean and safe environment. * Continue to observe patient's
environment to ensure safety and comfort. * Perform treatment
procedures such as surgical skin preparations and application of
ice packs and heat following department procedure and standards. *
Communicate effectively with patients, families and staff
demonstrating a positive and caring attitude; demonstrates
sensitivity to patient's emotional, social and mental health