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Certified Nursing Assistant Skilled Nursing Unit

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Bardstown
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.Provides direct patient care under the supervision of the licensed nursing staff within the scope of practice. Contributes to the safe and efficient operation of nursing services.Essential Key Job ResponsibilitiesCommunicates effectively and appropriately.Contributes to maintenance of clean, safe environment to minimize hazards of infection or injury to patients and/or staff.Obtains basic physical assessment data (vital signs, intake/output, weights etc.) and documents in patient medical record.Provides routine and procedural hygienic needs to patients.Assist in meeting patient's activity needs to include: elimination, comfort and privacy by responding to patient's request.Assist with performance of PT needs under the assistance of RN/PT to include range of motion, ambulation, transfers, ADL training for home care.Demonstrates competency in unit protocols for performing EKG's(if applicable), glucose monitoring, and other competencies based on department discretion.Demonstrates knowledge related to age appropriate behavior of pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics as applicable.Documents or reports care provided, observations, and pertinent information to the nursing services.Assist in prevention of nosocomial infections as evidenced by adherence to infection control policies and procedures.Uses personal protective equipment and complies with all universal precautions, bloodborne pathogens and specific isolation precautions (e.g. contact, airborne, protective).Completes patient care assignments by the end of the shift or reports status of care to charge nurse.Makes rounds on patients hourly.Responds to requests promptly and courteously.Attends all mandatory hospital-based in services on time.Assist with orientation of new unit personnel according to unit protocol.Attends 80% of shift meetings, reads and initials all meeting minutes.Completes all core and unit specific competencies on time.Assists in delivering high quality health care services in a professional, compassionate, and courteous manner while respecting the dignity and individuality of each person who comes in contact with the organization by following the standards of excellence, standards of behavior, and the standards of professional appearance and conduct.Other duties as assigned.Required Education:Certification of nursing assistance requiredHigh School Diploma or GEDRequired Licensure and Certifications:CNABLSPREFERRED Qualifications:At least 1 year experience in healthcare setting preferred

Keywords: Dignity Health, Louisville , Certified Nursing Assistant Skilled Nursing Unit, Healthcare , Bardstown, Kentucky

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