Care Team Associate-Ortho Trauma(Mixed Shifts)

Location
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Nov 09, 2017
Ref
00322-27177
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-Time(Mixed Shifts)Rotating Weekends


 

Care Team Associate / CNA


 



General Description:

Under general supervision of a registered nurse, performs routine tasks in patient care.

Essential Function/Duties:

  • Under direct supervision of the RN and in collaboration with the patient and family, systematically and continually monitors the patient's health status and implements the plan of care. 
  • Carries out physician and nursing orders as directed by the RN.   
  • Takes/records blood pressures, temperatures, pulse and weighs patients. 
  • Performs blood glucose monitoring.  
  • Monitors intravenous infusions and transfusions as directed by RN.  
  • Sets up and discontinues telemetry monitor.  
  • Collects specimens as directed. 
  • Applies sterile dressings, removal of sutures, staples and/or drains. 
  • Performs all sterile procedures as assigned. 
  • Performs stomal irrigation and applies colostomy pouches. 
  • Performs oral and tracheostomy suctioning.  
  • Administers tube feedings to patients. 
  • Takes emergency actions as required. 
  • Performs all treatments and procedures as defined on initial skills checklist. 
  • Reports symptoms and significant changes in patient's condition or behavior to RN.  
  • Assists with admission, discharge and transfer process. 
  • Transports patients to and from various treatment centers when necessary; assists transporters in moving patients in and out of stretchers and wheelchairs. 
  • Keeps the patient's room in clean and orderly condition; makes beds, replaces soiled linen. 
  • Assists in restocking rooms with supplies and equipment as directed.  
  • Duties may be performed for one patient or more than one patient. 
  • When assigned to one patient, provides care, observes the patient and does not leave the patient alone.

 

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