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CNA - Inpatient Services - Full Time Nights

Company: SSM Health
Location: Monroe
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Sign-on bonus eligible!At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. At SSM Health WI-Monroe Clinic Hospital, we have an CNA opening on our Inpatient Services Unit. This position is scheduled for 36 hours per week as a night shift, three 12-hour shifts per week, 6pm - 6:30am; every 3rd weekend; and a few holidays per year. A Wisconsin Issued CNA certification is required upon hire.Our CNAs come from a diverse set of backgrounds, making SSM Health a great place both to share your own knowledge and, more broadly, to learn from your peers. In return, you can expect a work environment where:

  • Employees feel valued, respected and free to express themselves;
  • Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose;
  • Teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, while management is supportive. If you listen and respond with great care, then we d love to learn more! Fill out your application today to join a network of employees just as kind and powerful as you. Assists in performing a variety of nursing care services for patients.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Receives patient care assignment from the registered nurse (RN) in charge. Initiates delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing nursing activities for specific patient age group served.
    • Collects and documents data for the admission assessment and reassessment at specific times for patient population. Documents and provides appropriate data to the RN and/or LPN for analysis and validation of patient s response to care or treatment and when significant change occurs in the patient s condition.
    • Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via charting and communicating to team members.
    • Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.
    • Answers patients calls for help, takes their vital signs, and monitors their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration. Assists with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds. Performs dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.
    • Prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated.
    • Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment. Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.
    • Assists with delegated clerical duties such as answering telephones, relaying messages, transcription of physician orders, preparing and organizing the patient's medical record.
    • Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.
    • Performs mechanical and manual operation of equipment as recommended in user's manual, with ability to recognize common mechanical problems and initiate appropriate corrective action.
    • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
    • May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
      • Completion of an approved nurse aide training program and passing grade on state of work location required examEXPERIENCE
        • No experience requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
          • Constant standing and walking.
          • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
          • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
          • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
          • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
          • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
          • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
          • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
          • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
          • Occasional lifting/moving patients.
          • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
          • Occasional driving. Associated topics: board, cardiology, care nurse, english, nursing assistant cna, physician assistant, practice, practitioner, specialis, specialist

Keywords: SSM Health, Rockford , CNA - Inpatient Services - Full Time Nights, Healthcare , Monroe, Illinois

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