Company: Covenant Health (Tennessee)
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Med/Surg Unit and also assisting Physical Therapy
Full Time, 80 Hours per pay period, Day Shift
(Functions as Ambulation Tech, schedule is Monday - Friday, hours are 7:00am-3:30pm)
Roane Medical Center Overview:
Proudly serving our community, Roane Medical Center is committed to your healthy future! Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide you the best possible patient care. From our quality medical, surgical, emergency and critical care services to our diagnostic imaging and rehabilitation support, you will find the right blends of technical expertise, medical professionalism, and patient quality and satisfaction at Roane Medical Center.
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.
For more information on this position or others contact: Jason Shubert -- firstname.lastname@example.org -- 865-374-5393
Strives to achieve high customer satisfaction by using Journey to Excellence tactics including but not limited to, AIDET, bedside shift report, purposeful hourly rounding, careboard completion, narrating the care, etc.
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.
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:Medical terminology a plus. Must have understanding and knowledge of patient care which may be appropriately delegated to nursing assistants.
Licensure Requirement:CNA certification from state of Tennessee required. CPR required.
Job Title CNA
Facility Roane Medical Center
Department Name MEDIC SURGICAL UNIT
Keywords: Covenant Health (Tennessee), Knoxville , CNA, Healthcare , Harriman, Tennessee
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