Posted Date: 3/30/2020
Job Location: St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401
Department: St. Anthony Regional Hospital
Employment Type: Relief
We are accepting applications for relief status CNA's should our need for additional temporary staff arise due to COVID-19.
You may be contacted if additional staff is needed.
SUMMARY Provide direct patient care tasks related to patient hygiene, nutrition and fluid, mobility, and transport under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties within the scope of the nursing assistant may be assigned.
Performs essential patient care tasks as directed by the RN and other healthcare team members.
Seeks guidance from RN or other healthcare team members, as appropriate and when completing new or unfamiliar tasks or duties.
Obtains and records patient data in the EMR promptly and accurately, as identified in the nursing assistant’s scope of practice.
Reports concise and timely patient information, including change of status, to the RN and other members of the healthcare team. Patient hand-offs will be done with attention to detail and with safety as a high priority.
Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions, and complying with hazardous waste procedures.
Complies with the St. Anthony Corporate Compliance Policy and follows standards of conduct relating to the position.
Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Participation in a Basic Nursing Assistant course, Medical Assistant Course, Physical Therapy Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, EMT training course, or other related training or experience provides a background preparation for this role. Certification or course completion is not required.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers, patients, families and employees of the organization.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 21 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, combative patients and blood-borne pathogens. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.