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CNA - Resource Team

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Richland
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Nursing Assistant to join our growing Resource team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Part-Time, 0.6 FTE (24 hours per week), variable shift

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Certified Nursing Assistant you perform a variety of tasks to assist professional nursing personnel in providing patient care in an assigned area.

  • 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. Adheres to department procedures and standards.
  • Measure and record vital signs (temperature, pulse, and blood pressure), height and weight. Measures and records fluid and food intake and output. Documents 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 needs.
  • Recognize and report abnormal signs and symptoms of common diseases and conditions.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on the department/unit as outlined in established procedures.
  • Adhere to standard policies as outlined in the unit related to infection control, fire and safety, hazardous chemicals, personnel policies and departmental procedures and standards.
  • Transport sealed, pre-packaged procedure trays that contain sharps and non-narcotic medications for the purpose of stocking rooms in the department (example - Lumbar puncture tray).
  • Respond within 60 minutes when called into work after being placed on-call.
  • Provide age appropriate care.
  • Participate in unit and hospital wide quality improvement activities in order to improve patient care and comply with regulatory groups such as Leapfrog and Core Measures.
  • Perform glucose checks.
  • Perform (or may perform) finger or heel sticks.

Minimum Requirements:

  • GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution required.
  • Current WA State CNA Licensure required.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Washington State approved Certified Nursing Assistant program preferred.
  • 1 year experience in a patient care setting preferred.
  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Richland , CNA - Resource Team, Other , Richland, Washington

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