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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) / Unit Secretary Progressive Care Unit

Portneuf Medical Center
United States, Idaho, Pocatello
777 Hospital Way (Show on map)
February 21, 2024
Overview

Join our team as a PRN Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) / Unit Secretary - Progressive Care Unit in Pocatello, ID.

Fulfilling your purpose begins here:

People First, Always. Here's how we take care of our people:

  • Competitive salaries, support teams and growth opportunities.

Your team is bigger than your department:

  • Portneuf Medical Center is a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 205 beds, serving as the region's tertiary care and Level II Trauma Center, housing the Portneuf Heart and Vascular Institute, Portneuf Cancer Center, Portneuf Medical Group, and Portneuf Air Rescue.
  • We believe healthcare is a team sport and every player has something to contribute. We show compassion, celebrate differences and treat one another with respect.

Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with the registered nurse to support the delivery of care in a safe patient environment that promotes caring and healing.

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills necessary to communicate appropriately and carry out delegated tasks for patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.

  • Document data as directed, and report observations and patient concerns to the registered nurse.

  • Ensure all safety precautions are observed including making sure call light is within reach, bed alarms are used as appropriate, side rails are up, bed is in lowest position, seat belts are in place, etc.

  • Obtain and record patients' vital signs.
  • Monitor patients and report patients' condition at regular intervals and prior to completion of shift, and promptly report any signs or symptoms of concern to appropriate party.

  • Ensure accurate documentation of observations and interventions in the medical record.

  • Respond promptly to all call lights.
  • Assist patients with mobility and basic tasks, such as bathing, dressing, eating, and other ADLs.

  • Provide basic patient transport.
  • Provide basic housekeeping duties as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly environment for patients and staff.

  • Assist in preparing and stripping rooms as needed.
  • Participate in Purposeful Hourly Rounding and Bedside Shift Report as directed.

  • Perform direct and indirect patient care duties as assigned and may provide clerical support to assigned unit.

  • Maintain unit records and orders/stocks routine supplies for the unit.

Qualifications

Job Requirements

  • High School or GED
  • Current CNA Certification in the State of Idaho
  • Current BLS certification

Preferred Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • 1 year experience in acute or long-term care

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