Med/Surg CNA

Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 15, 2017
Closes
Dec 24, 2017
Ref
00954-37805
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

St. Mark's Hospital provides a full array of services to the surrounding community, including the following service lines: cardiac, NICU, orthopedics, behavioral health, skilled nursing, acute rehab, as well as many others.  St. Mark's is the oldest running hospital in Utah with rich traditions and a reputation for excellent patient care and quality outcomes.  St. Mark's Hospital is nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains and only a stones's throw away from many national parks, including Moab, Zion, Canyonlands, etc.


Working under the supervision of a nurse, the C.N.A. performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
  • Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding.
  • Transports, positions  and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
  • Assists patients in ambulating.
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.
  • Passes and collects bed pans.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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