Posted Date: 4/8/2020
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 Provides safe and quality patient care by performing the following limited RN duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. The RN in this role has the ability to:
Assesses patient condition and reports significant changes.
Administer prescribed medications and treatment plans in accordance with St. Anthony policies.
Document in the electronic medical record.
Explain procedures and treatments to patients/families to help them participate in their plan of care.
Follow nursing care standards and emergency protocols when responding to medical emergencies.
Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team, including the patient and the patient’s support network.
Maintain a safe care environment, apply standard infection prevention precautions, and comply with hazardous waste procedures.
Demonstrate professionalism and work cooperatively with others.
Comply with the St. Anthony Corporate Compliance Policy, regulations for healthcare providers, and standards of conduct.
Maintain the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.
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.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from physicians, managers, customers, patients, families and the general public.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Graduate of an approved school for professional nursing
Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Iowa
AHA Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
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.
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.