CERTIFIED NURSE ATTENDANT-PT-61706-NIGHTS

Nursing 61706 - 7E LT Med/Surg Part-Time Nights 12 Hour 7p-7:30a


Description

The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) works cooperatively with all team members in planning and performing basic care. The Certified Nurse Assistant supports patient care delivery and is responsible for adhering to all standards of care and for promoting teamwork among coworkers.

Core Competencies

Address basic human needs in a respectful and caring manner, and documents interventions in EMR
Adheres to Infection prevention
Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care
Communicates effectively with the patient, family, and medical staff during the continuum of care
Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals
Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals
Establishes priorities to carry out an established care plan according to patient needs
Identifies common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process
Maintains cooperative working relationships with members of the hospital team
Maintains regulatory compliance consistent with quality standards and ethical obligations of the profession
Participates in activities in alignment with the Magnet Model
Participates in organizational activities
Participates in professional development activities
Performs as a preceptor in an active and engaged manner
Provides care within scope of practice as directed by other members of the healthcare team
Re-enforces patient and family education under the direction of the RN throughout hospitalization
Reinforces age-specific individualized care that supports protection from harm and complies with patient safety centered interventions/bundles
Supports patient care within scope of a practice as directed by other
members of the healthcare team
Utilizes resources in an economical manner
Utilizes Safe Patient Handling

Department Specific Competencies

Understands the grieving process and provides patients and families with emotional support. For example: listening, touch, crying, acknowledging the loss and answering questions.

Education

DegreeProgram
High School Diploma/GED or Higher EducationGeneral Studies
Additional Information

Experience

Number of Years ExperienceType of Experience
N/A
Additional Information
N/A

License / Certification Requirements

BCLS or ACLS Certification
Certified Nurse Attendant