CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - OBSERVATION MEDICAL UNIT
November 9, 2020
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - OBSERVATION MEDICAL UNIT Clinical Support Hours: 6p-6a Nights - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-70 - 40142A
Job Summary Assists the nursing staff by performing assigned duties. # Job Responsibilities Greets and orients new patients to hospital environment and provides directions or instructions to patients and guests. Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for review by a nurse. Documents patient progress toward goals and ensures documentation is accurate, complete, specific, and timely. Assists nursing staff to identify physical, psychosocial, age-specific, and cultural considerations of each patient. Works with the nursing staff to provide personal care according to organizational standards and policies. Reports abnormal findings. May monitor tube system and handle medications in accordance with medication safe handling practice. May update diet orders and verifies tray deliveries meet diet requirements. May electronically transfer patients in and out of the unit including facilitation of direct admit process, completion of discharge in electronic medial record (EMR), assembling paper-lite chart, and assisting with patient bed placement. May enter staff assignments into Responder 5 System and verify staff have logged in and out of the system to review assignments. May arrange for patient transport services. May enter work orders and obtain supplies from materials. Qualifications High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher preferred No experience required SRNA - Certified as State Registered Nurse Assistant in the state of Kentucky required upon hire AND BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.