Kalispell

  • CNA - Med / Surg Oncology 1st Floor

    Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell
    Requisition ID
    2018-4341
    Category
    LPN / CNA / CMA / MA
    Pay Period Status
    72
    Shift
    Days
    Schedule
    Three 12 hour shifts per week, rotating weekends and holidays
  • Overview

    Provides basic nursing care to patients under the direction and supervision of Registered Nurses and/or Licensed Practical Nurses. Coordinates care with other disciplines. This position serves adult, geriatric and pediatric populations.

     

    Responsibilities

    1. *Delivers basic patient care under the guidance and direction of the RN/LPNs on the unit to safely meet the needs of the patient(s). 
    2. *Refers to the patient care Kardex and/or eKardex to maintain patient care goals.   Communicates with the RN/LPN in an effort to coordinate workloads and patient priorities.
    3. *Performs accurate CNA assessment while taking patient’s vital signs. Informs the RN/LPN assigned to the patient of any abnormal vital signs and/or changes in the patient’s condition.
    4. *Maintains patient privacy as defined by KRMC policies and procedures.
    5. *Assists patient with activities of daily living such as ambulation, transferring to a chair, eating, grooming, etc.  Monitors patients’ activity to prevent them from harm.
    6. *Documents in a timely and efficient manner the care rendered to the patient as defined by KRMC policy and procedures.
    7. *Assists the RN/LPN in maintaining unit function by restocking of rooms and supply areas.
    8. *Maintains equipment in patient care rooms for safety and cleanliness.
    9. *Assists the RN/LPN with maintaining compliance with Medicare and all applicable regulatory standards.
    10. *Works with the RN/LPNs to set and maintain priorities for patient care tasks.
    11. *Adheres to and upholds all organizational customer service policies and standards while caring for patients, their families and interacting with co-workers and physicians.

     

     

    Qualifications

    1. Current Montana CNA Certificate.
    2. Current Heartsaver AED required.
    3. Acute Care experience preferred.
    4. Must possess professional communication skills, and work effectively with a diverse customer and coworker population. Must employ tact, diplomacy and compassion with all types of people.
    5. Must use good judgment, apply a high degree of integrity and maintain confidentiality at all times. Understanding of the confidentiality laws that govern the provider-patient relationship, including but not limited to HIPAA guidelines.

     

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