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  • CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant - Birth Center

    Posted: 11/10/2019

    POSITION SPECIFICS
    Title:  Certified Nursing Assistant
    FTE:  0.00 FTE (per diem)
    Schedule: Variable
    Holiday Rotation:  Every third holiday
    Weekend Rotation: Based upon department needs

    POSITION SUMMARY
    To provide quality professional care, comfort, assistance with activities of daily living and rehabilitation for patients, under the supervision of a nurse. 

    POSITION TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, provide direct patient care.
    • Perform vital signs on both mothers and newborns according to policy.
    • Perform glucose and newborn screening.
    • Perform hearing screens on newborns.
    • Remove foley catheters.
    • Remove hepwell.
    • Set-up for circumcisions and perform clean up.
    • Set-up for newborn bilitherapy.
    • Provide initial care for a delivered newborn under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
    • Setup sterile delivery instruments.
    • Explain procedures to patients.
    • Document patient cares according to unit policies.
    • Participate in bedside report
    • Assist with discharge process such as a car seat check, accompanying a patient to their vehicle.
    • Report changes in patient’s physical or mental condition to the nurse.
    • Ensure a clean and safe patient environment equipped with adequate supplies for each patient. Complete facility requests as appropriate
    • Protect patient’s privacy and maintains strict confidentiality.
    • Care for patients' family members in a caring and sensitive manner.
    • Document care provided, and actions taken in a timely and appropriate manner. 
    • Float to other units as necessary.
    • Assist in keeping the patient rooms, supply rooms and hallways neat, clean and orderly.
    • Answer patient call lights.
    • Treat all patients equally, compassionately and without regard to medical condition, social status, or race. 
    • Protect patients' rights.
    • Participate in education by attending inservices, and attend 75% of the unit staff meetings
    • Comply with all SPH standards, policies, practices and procedures.  Is knowledgeable about safety policies and prepared to report codes as needed.
     
    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    Education
    • Required: High school degree or equivalent
    • Preferred: None
    Experience
    • Required: None
    • Preferred: Previous experience as a nursing assistant
    Licenses and Registrations
    • Required: Valid certificate as a Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Preferred: None
    Certification(s):
    • Required: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 3 months of hire date
    • Preferred: None
    BENEFIT SUMMARY
    1. Competitive health and dental insurance options
    2. Flexible paid time off to balance work and life
    3. Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match
    4. Free membership to our state-of-the-art fitness facility
    5. Generous tuition reimbursement
    6. Employer provided life and disability insurance
     
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