Unit Secretary/CNA - Surgical Short Stay
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: April 28, 2021
Providence is calling a Unit Secretary/CNA (Surgical Short Stay
Unit, Variable Shift, 0.75 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in
Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering
every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is
accessible for all - especially those who are poor and
vulnerable.In this position you will: Accurately record specimens
obtained and labels appropriately. Apply patient identification and
allergy bands. Assist in orienting families. Provide information to
families in a positive and courteous manner. Assist with patient's
comfort and mobility needs. Complete accurate intake and output.
Complete and document personal inventory on newly admitted patient
and places their belonging in the locked cupboard. Complete
delegated patient care activities and record and report variations.
Contribute to the assessment of the patient by collecting
information for analysis by an RN. Give complete and accurate
report to licensed staff upon completion of tasks and duties. Give
complete and accurate reports to charge nurse throughout the shift
and on coming shift. Maintain the medical records according to
institutional guidelines, ensuring that all required documents and
results are properly posted and included in the patient's record.
Obtain and records height and weight. Orient patient and family to
call lights and unit routines. Answer patient calls promptly.
Perform clerical duties related to admission, transfers and
discharges. Perform restorative rehabilitative procedures as
instructed. Prepare patient for meals, serves snacks and assists
with feeding. Promptly collect specimens as instructed and
anticipate the needs for Lab and EKG relevant to patients. Provide
activities of daily living for mechanically ventilated patients.
Provide age and culturally appropriate patient care, upon the
criteria outlined in the Nursing Department Standard. Provide for
safety needs of patients. Provide or assist patient with personal
hygiene and elimination needs. Report abnormal data element
findings to licensed staff (including vital signs and O2 sats).
Safely assist patients with mobility and transfer needs. Transcribe
orders in a timely, neat, accurate manner subject to approval of
licensed nurse. Asks for clarification when necessary. Utilize
positioning aids and turning schedules to protect pressure points
and maintains normal anatomical alignment. Perform quality control
monitoring. Complete preceptor evaluation as assigned. Document
critical incidents when necessary. Be knowledgeable of unit
functions and nursing care and shares this knowledge with others.
Serve as a preceptor for new health care assistants. Welcome and
encourages new staff members and students. Present inservices or
other educational offerings as assigned. Assure that inter/intra
departmental documentation is recorded, distributed and filed
accurately and timely. Maintain and monitors required records,
files, and reports. Required qualifications for this position
include: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the
following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association
(AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health
Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) - (Healthcare
Provider) upon hire Current Montana Certified Nursing Assistant
(CNA) Successful completion of an orientation program or equivalent
experience Preferred qualification for this position include: High
School Diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED) About the
hospital you will serve. St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana
has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17
counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100
Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award
for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between
Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of
65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and
renowned rivers.As expressions of God's healing love, witnessed
through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all,
especially those who are poor and vulnerable.Providence is a
comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers,
health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services
continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and
vulnerable.Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed,
national origin, sexual identity or expression,sexual orientation,
marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited
by local, state, or federal law.
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