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Certified Nursing Assistant FT Nights

Company: EVEREST REHABILITATION HOSPITALS
Location: Temple
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationTemple Facility - Temple, TXPosition TypeFull TimeJob ShiftOvernightDescriptionSUMMARY:The role of the Certified Nursing Assistant is to provide direct patient care and timely communicate the same, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, House Supervisor and/or other clinical staff in accordance with hospital policy. This may include assisting patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's), bathing, toileting, eating, ambulating and the taking of and recording of specific diagnostic equipment such as blood pressure machines, blood sugar devices, etc. - under the direction of a licensed Registered Nurse. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: May include, but is not limited to the following:Job Specific:Provides patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; recording intake and output information.Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients' call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to assigned nurse.Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.Protects organization's value by keeping patient information confidential.Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and CIHQ standards.Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations; maintaining certifications.Enhances nursing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Job Function:Provides patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; recording intake and output information.Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.QualificationsEducationHigh School diploma or G.E.D. License/CertificationCertified Nursing Assistant in the state of practice and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association. Certifications must be maintained throughout employment.ExperiencePrevious experience in a healthcare setting perferred.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:N/A OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Participates in or conducts company-wide sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of patient's protected health information. Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures, state and federal regulations and Accreditation Standards.Company Specific:Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears appropriate identification while on duty.Adheres to all smoking or tobacco regulations established by corporate building owners, state, or federal laws.Completes annual health, safety, and education requirements. Maintains professional growth and development.Maintains confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.Reports to work on time as scheduled; adheres to policies regarding notification of absence.Attends all mandatory in-services and staff meetings.Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.Communicates the mission, ethics, and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department. Maintains current licensure/certification for position, if applicable. Consistently demonstrates superior customer service to patients, physicians, visitors, employees, and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact.Consistently follows departmental and hospital Health, Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials policies and procedures.HIPAA: Conduct job responsibilities in accordance with HIPAA privacy laws, follow hospital policy in provision of patient confidentiality. Able to identify patient confidentiality issues and reports to proper hospital personnel immediately.Compliance: Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with standards set forth in Code of Conduct, policy and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable standards. Core Values:Professionalism -To always maintain the highest standard and regard for others. Keep skills, competencies and required licensures/certifications current; displays mastery over attitude and behavior and pride in appearance. Consistently performs duties to the best of abilities.Exceptional Care-Go above and beyond expectations by providing exceptional care to WOW our customers-patients, family, physicians, and each other.Respect - Treating others as they would like to be treated; valuing others. Acknowledges the worth of others through professional greetings, proper telephone etiquette, patience, and common courtesy.Fun - Having fun and celebrating small successes in our journey to achieve big. Always demonstrates a positive attitude toward work and devotion to our passion and task at hand.Teamwork -To function as a unit, with common goals, recognizing we can achieve far more as a team than as individuals. Cooperates with co-workers while performing duties leading to everyone being able to achieve success and giving recognition where it is due.Integrity - To always be honest and trustworthy in all our relationships. Demonstrates adherence to a strict moral or ethical code in performance of duties by always seeking to do the right thing.Accountability -- Responsibility of our actions that influence the lives of our customers and fellow workers. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown through reliable, timely performance and responsibility.Responsibility - Maintains accountability by doing what is expected or beyond; assuring the appropriate tasks and project items are completed. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown through reliable, timely performance and accountability.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Ability to represent the company in a confident, persuasive and positive manner.Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.Ability to work under stress and respond quickly in emergency situations.Ability to work effectively within a complex matrix organization.

Keywords: EVEREST REHABILITATION HOSPITALS, Temple , Certified Nursing Assistant FT Nights, Other , Temple, Texas

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