Catholic Health Initiatives Care Assist/HUC - Clinical Decision Unit - Part Time days in GIG HARBOR, Washington

Care Assist/HUC - Clinical Decision Unit - Part Time days

Description

St Anthony Hospital has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a part of a family of hospitals, health

care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health

Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

We are looking for experienced CNA's for our expanding Clinical Decision Unit.

Job Summary:

This job is responsible for assisting with patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse; performs data entry, unit secretarial

functions, and equipment processing.

Essential Duties:

Provides patient personal care/hygiene and physical comfort, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making, ambulation,

lifting, turning, moving, transferring, skin care and bowel/bladder elimination. Provides such additional care as required to meet the personal

primary needs and comfort of assigned patient based on skill, ability, limitations of scope of practice and patient acuity. Prepares patient, equipment and supplies for specific procedures/examinations. Performs, monitors, reports and documents all clinical activities within scope of practice. Observes and reports changes in patient condition to the RN. Obtains labels and transports a variety of samples (e.g. urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products). Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in the interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data in accordance with work unit standards.

Assists nursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer of patient by performing activities such as inventory/storing patient belongings,

providing patient with relevant personal care/comfort items, orienting patient/family and transporting patient to room or other location using

wheelchairs, stretchers or patient bed. Maintains a neat and organized work environment. Orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary, identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair request in system, tags equipment and removes from service.

Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital’s Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.

Performs receptionist and support duties at the assigned unit; handles incoming and outgoing communications, transfers calls appropriately, greets

and assists visitors, answers questions in accordance with established procedures. Provides general support activities for the unit.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of an accredited Nursing Assistant program (or military medical specialty training).

  • Six months related work experience preferred.

  • Experiece in a hospital setting preferred

  • Prefer experience in a specialty unit.

  • Preference is given toward applicants with experience as both a Certified Nursing Assistant and Unit Coordinator.

  • Must be licensed by the Washington State Nursing Commission as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

  • Current healthcare provider BLS certification is required.

Job Allied Health

Primary Location WASHINGTON-GIG HARBOR-ST. ANTHONY HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule 7 am - 730 pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0133548