CNA PRN

Location
Caldwell, Idaho
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 15, 2017
Closes
Dec 18, 2017
Ref
00092-3677
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent

West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is a full service hospital available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week servicing Canyon County, Idaho and surrounding communities. WVMC consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes.  Our expertly trained staff and board certified physicians are focused on treating everyone like family.  Some of our key services include: cardiology, emergency care, ear/nose/throat, general surgery, spine, orthopedics, pediatrics, behavioral health, radiology/imaging, urology, maternity, womens services.    If you are looking for a small-town, friendly environment with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care, this is the right hospital for you.  You can apply your training and skills in a professional atmosphere where they will be valued. You will be part of a community hospital where your contributions are appreciated and your voice is heard - where work force diversity is encouraged and personal growth is supported.

Certified Nursing Assistant:  PRN Nights 12 hour shifts

Under the direction of the Unit Director, Charge RN, Staff RN and LPN, performs activities of daily living for patients. 

Participates in the assessment process of the assigned patients. This includes obtaining vital signs, intake and output, weights, and psychosocial information related to assigned medical and surgical patients.

Performs activities of daily living for assigned patients. This includes but is not limited to bathing, dressing, oral care and denture care, toileting, meal set-up, feeding and assisting with feeding, passive and active range of motion, transfers and ambulation of the medical and surgical patients. Intermediate level of performance with competency includes performing finger stick blood sugar testing utilizing aseptic and sterile technique.

Monitors and observes throughout care for any unusual outcomes or occurrences and reports such observations following the chain of command.

Documents all care and obtained information appropriately and accurately in the medical record. Provides a thorough and organized report to team members regarding patient status through established unit report system.

Demonstrates an awareness of and competence in ensuring patient safety, including medical/healthcare error reporting, interdisciplinary collaborative team approach to patient care planning, fall prevention measures on the unit, restraint alternatives, restraint patient checks, infant abduction prevention and response and inpatient suicide precautions. Serves as an advocate for patient safety and patient rights.

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