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CNA - Med/Surg - Hospital -NY - Troy Location

Company: Evergreen Technologies, LLC.
Location: Troy
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Title: CNA - Med/Surg - HospitalOverview:

  • Job Category: Acute - Nursing - Travel
  • Skills:2 years of med/surg experience required
  • Education: CNA Certification - required Primary Source Verification - required
  • Certifications & Licenses: CNA CertificationJOB SUMMARY:
    • Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.
    • Provides basic nursing care that includes actions that meet psychosocial needs and communication needs within the nursing assistant's scope of practice.
    • Ensures that patient's needs are met at mealtimes and that patients receive their meals in a timely manner.
    • Documents appropriate intake of meals.
    • Documents appropriate intake and output of patients.
    • Ensures that patient daily hygiene needs are met, i.e. bathing, brushing teeth, changing of bed linen, etc.
    • Performs basic patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.
    • Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain or vital signs or intake and output are less than or greater then acceptable ranges.
    • Documents patient's vital signs appropriately in the patient's chart.
    • Demonstrates ability to communicate to the RN any observed changes in patient status and responses. Maintains awareness of the needs of the pediatric, geriatric and general patient population.
    • Demonstrates ability to assist with feeding patients and maintaining fluid balance with technique appropriate for patient's age and physical condition.
    • Provides explanation to patient and family prior to administering care to patient; answers questions within scope of practice.
    • Communicates appropriately and clearly to nurse, co-workers and physicians.
    • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
    • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety.
    • Demonstrates an ability to empty Foley catheters, Jackson-Pratt (JP) drains, etc. and appropriately documents their evacuated volumes and inform nurse of volumes at least every 4 hours or more often if needed.
    • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient family in the formation of the plan of care.
    • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
    • Coordinates and performs patient care under the direct supervision of an RN or LPN.
    • Demonstrates use of universal precautions at all times.
    • Adheres to dress code; appearance is neat, clean and within facility standards.
    • Completes annual education requirement.
    • Maintains patient confidentially at all times.
    • Reports to work on time when scheduled and completes work within designated times.
    • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
    • Actively participates in performance improvement and quality improvement activities.
    • Completes in-services and returns in a timely manner.

Keywords: Evergreen Technologies, LLC., Troy , CNA - Med/Surg - Hospital -NY - Troy Location, Healthcare , Troy, New York

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