Company: Covenant Health (Tennessee)
Posted on: March 17, 2023
Certified Nursing Assistant, Intermediate Care Unit
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift
LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region's top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We're a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women's Center. Learn more about our amazing facility athttps://www.lecontemedicalcenter.com/about-leconte-medical-center/.
As you'd expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including:
unmatched medical insurance,
student loan repayment assistance,
leadership and professional development programs;
an employer-matched 401(k); and
a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program .
Position Summary: Functions as a direct patient caregiver performing tasks to assist registered nurses. Performs hands-on care, assistance with ADL's and specified technical tasks for a group of patients under the supervision of the Team Leader.
Recruiter: Whitney Mocsari -- firstname.lastname@example.org -- 865-374-5384
Take and record temperature, pulse, respiration rates, blood pressures, weights, heights, and intake-output measurements.
Encourage patients to turn, cough, and take deep breaths and to use incentive spirometry as specified by Plan of Care.
Ambulate, and assist patients in and out of bed, into wheelchairs and transport when necessary.
Attends to nutritional needs of patient which may include distributing meal trays, feeding, filling and passing out water pitchers,
Provides morning or evening care, which may include bed bath, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patient, changing bed linen, cleaning over-bed table and bedside stand, straightening room, and other supportive care as needed.
Empty drains, canisters, urine bags, bedpans and emesis basins and record intake and output.
Assists in maintaining a safe environment, which may include reporting equipment that is out of order, appropriate handling of linen and storing of supplies.
Provides general care such as positioning, lifting or turning patients; assisting in use of bedpan, urinal or commode; preoperative supportive care; and application/removal of abdominal binders or anti-embolism stockings and sequential compression devices.
Empty & clean ostomy bag, per procedure.
Collect urine, stool and sputum specimen as ordered.
Perform tasks such as ROM, assist with ambulatory devices as specified by the patients' plan of care.
Perform phlebotomy (requires additional training). To include correct labeling using two patient identifiers, maintenance of lab-draw supplies, rotating and restocking.
Perform EKG (requires special training).
Promptly answer patient call lights and respond to patient requests.
Report significant changes in patients' condition to RN.
Help to maintain clean and orderly patient and work environment.
Employ all established infection control policies including standard precautions, transmission-based isolation precautions, OSHA standards, safety measures and proper body mechanics in performance of job.
Document/maintain patient record as appropriate.
Gathers equipment for O2 set up. Checks O2 for connection and proper placement.
Checks for proper functioning of equipment at patient bedside
Ambulate patients with oxygen.
Set up suction equipment and check for proper function.
Demonstrates knowledge and competency in providing for age-specific needs of the population served.
Demonstrates ability to perform skills on the Nursing Assistant checklist.
Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
Performs other duties as assigned. Not to exceed scope of practice.
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: None.
Licensure Requirement: CNA certification from state of Tennessee required. CPR required.BLS certification required.
Job Title CNA
Facility LeConte Medical Center
Department Name INTERMEDIATE CARE UN
Keywords: Covenant Health (Tennessee), Knoxville , CNA, Healthcare , Sevierville, Tennessee
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