Nursing Technician (CNA) - Bryan West

Bryan Health

Posted 10 months ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Nights
Education Level: High School Degree Required
Certificates: BLS,CPR
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: NA

Nursing Technician (CNA) - Bryan West

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Department

ORTHOPEDIC/TRAUMA

Schedule

Limited part-time (up to 20 hrs/wk)

Shift

Night shift

Hours

Night shift, to include weekend/holiday rotation

Job Details

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Nursing Technician I assists the nursing staff by performing routine tasks related to meeting the daily physicial and psychological needs of patients under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN).  The Nursing Technician I assists with tasks necessary for the general management and organization of the nursing unit, being flexible in meeting patient needs or unit needs.  Reports to a Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse, Assistant Nurse Manager, Administrative Manager or Staff RN.  Employees holding nursing licensure will be held accountable to Nebraska nursing licensure requirements.

PRINCIPAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.       *Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values. 

2.      *Performs routine direct nursing care tasks according to identified age-specific patient needs which include, but are not limited to:

a.    Bathing and other activities of daily living (ADLs);

b.    Proper distribution of meals and feeding of patients;

c.    Obtaining and recording in the clinical record (flow sheets and/or computerized record), blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature, height and weight, bedside glucose results and reporting to appropriate personnel;

d.    Assisting with ambulation, lifting and positioning according to procedure, including the appropriate use of patient lift devices and use of good body mechanics;

e.    Assisting patients with elimination needs;

f.     Emptying bedpans and catheter bags and taking appropriate measurement;

g.    Giving back rubs and providing range of motion exercises;

h.    Labeling patient care belongings with patient's name;

i.     Assisting with transporting of patients, including at time of  transfer and/or dismissal;

j.     Charting of diet, intake and output, and bath in patient's electronic medical record;

k.    Measuring drainage, marking drainage bottles and recording drainage on appropriate forms.

3.       *Answers patient's call lights.

4.      *Attends to routine needs for the comfort of the patients, including straightening room and refilling water pitchers.

5.       *Adheres to infection control procedures.

6.      *Provides close observation or one-to-one care, as directed by the RN, to prevent patients from wandering or potential injury.

7.       *Assists in collecting specific information from patients and contributes to admission, transfer and dismissal processes when delegated by an RN and with responsibility for patient assessment being performed by an RN; assures timely reporting and recording of information in the patient's medical record.

8.      *Collects, accurately labels and transports specimens to lab as required.

9.      *Obtains blood/blood products from lab as requested and according to procedures.

10.   *Recognizes emergencies and reacts appropriately per role and per procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or equivalency required.  Active Nebraska Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credential required.  Six (6) months CNA experience preferred.

OTHER CREDENTIALS / CERTIFICATIONS:

Basic Life Support (CPR) certification required.

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