Catholic Health Initiatives CNA/Nurse Tech Float Pool - FT (.9) Nights - CHI Health Mercy in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa
CNA/Nurse Tech Float Pool - FT (.9) Nights - CHI Health Mercy
CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.
Job Summary/Essential Duties:
Responds to patient calls, anticipates patient needs, and assures patient safety and comfort through regular rounds, environmental maintenance and other appropriate safety measures.
Records vital signs and intake and output when requested into the patient record and/or computer. Reports any changes observed in the condition or behavior of patients and any unusual incidents/problems.
Performs nursing procedures which do not require the skill/knowledge or judgement of a licensed professional and which may be safely delegated in accordance with nursing policies and procedures.
Prepares and assists patients with meals. Feeds patients as directed. Distributes nourishments and drinking water.
Assures patient privacy while providing personal and routine care.
Establishes and maintains professional interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors, and other hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient information.
Offers to assist co-workers and all team members to complete work assignments.
Participates in patient care conferences and contributes to planning
Education &/or Licensure
Must be at least 16 years of age.
Must have successfully completed the 75-hour state approved course for Nursing Assistant if hired into the Nursing Assistant position after April 30, 1998.
Nurse Assistants must be on the Nurse Aide Registry of the State in which they work if hired into the Nursing Assistant position after April 30, 1998.
BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
Preferred: Six months experience in an acute care hospital or skilled care facility in the acute care area.
Ability to organize and prioritize work. Job requires individual and group interaction. Job requires continuous verbal communication skills, frequent reading skills, written communication skills, and computer skills.
Job Nursing Support
Primary Location IOWA-COUNCIL BLUFFS-MERCY CB
Daily Schedule Nights
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Every Third
Req ID: 2017-R0119848