The Certified Nursing Assistant performs delegated tasks and procedures of patient care, involving the physical, psychosocial, safety and security needs of the patients. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.
INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
The Certified Nursing Assistant responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
* Provides personal patient care
* Assists at mealtime and records activities
* Provides oversight to patient safety issues
* Performs treatments including, catheter care, enema administration, preparation of sitz baths, compression application, and assisting in ambulating of patient
* Collects specimens and takes vital signs
* Assists in patient admissions
* Provides appropriate care for post-op surgery patients
Additional Hospice duties:
* Performs nutrition and skin care
* Assists in treatments
* Measures and records fluid intake and output
The Certified Nursing Assistant reports to the Registered Nurse.
Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):
Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the time
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Heavy (Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes
This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.
Job conditions may require high exposure to hazardous risks, including potential for exposure to infections, communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment and chemicals. Potential for bodily injury related to job duties and/or incidents of workplace violence. The Certified Nursing Assistant may be exposed to constant interruptions, noise and disagreeable odors. Requirement to float to other nursing units may occur.
All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.