Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - Military veterans preferred

Ignite Staffing Solutions, LLC


  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

United States

Job DescriptionOne of Central Oregon's premiere employers is seeking a full time experienced Certified Nursing Assistant to join our team in Central Oregon. Are you searching for an employer who values their employees? Well search no more we provide work life balance, generous paid time off, exceptional benefits AND a family of coworkers that are making a difference! A bit of information about us, we are the community leader in hospice care.Summary/Objective:Carries out duties assigned and/or supervised by nurse to increase the level of patient comfort, to maintain good personal hygiene and a safe environment for the patient by performing the following: Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Adheres to written and oral instructions for patient care as indicated by the Registered Nurse onduty. Takes patient vital signs routinely as delegated by Registered Nurse. Assists the patient with all aspects of personal care, ambulation, and positioning as required. Prepares meals and serves meals according to policy and procedure, and assists with feeding as required. Performs housekeeping services that are necessary for the health and safety of the patient/family/caregiver. Provides guidance to the family/caregiver regarding personal care of the patient. Attends and participates in shift report, in-services, department, and agency meetings. Follows the guidelines for universal precautions when providing patient care and demonstrates proper techniques in application of infection control standards. Demonstrates a working knowledge of the dying process. Demonstrates excellent listening skills. Recognizes the importance of and maintains professional boundaries. Answers telephone within three rings, identifies department and self, directs call to appropriate person, or assists caller. Takes messages, documenting the time, name of caller, phone number, and message, when applicable. Answers patient s call bell within three rings. Maintains strict confidentiality of patient/family/caregiver information. Provides for a safe environment for patients, guests, visitors, and employees. Adheres to all policies, procedures, and regulations regarding patient care, conduct, safety, fire, security, and risk management. Carries out duties and responsibilities of position in a manner that exemplifies excellent customer service. Consistently represents the Facility to all internal and external customers with integrity and professionalism. Checks temperature of all refrigerators & freezers containing food and logs results daily. Stores food per health code regulations Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings as requested. Attends continuing education courses related to area of specialization to remain current in the field. Position Qualifications: Education: Certified Nursing Assistant certified by the Oregon State Board of Nursing. Effective August 14, 1990, a person who has successfully completed a state established or other training program that meets the requirements of S 484.36(a) and a competency evalu ation program, or state licensure program that meets the requirements of S 484.36(b), or a competency evaluation program or state licensure program that meets the requirements of S 484.36(b). Experience: 1-2 years of recent patient care experience in an institutional setting. Ideal candidates will possess 1-2 years of hospice experience. Licensure / Certification: Valid State of Oregon Nursing license At least 18 years of age. Current automobile insurance required. Valid Oregon driver s license and/or reliable transportation required. Current CPR Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules and regulations Knowledge of electronic medical records systems Knowledge of Hospice philosophy, comfortable providing specialized care to the terminally ill. Is self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision. Demonstrates tact, patience, and good personal hygiene. Demonstrate basic data entry skills Demonstrate excellent organization skills Demonstrate written and oral communication skills Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines Ability to take initiative and utilize resources Ability to interact with various departments throughout the organization Ability to work flexible hours, if needed Ability to participate as a team player Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate Environmental / Working Conditions: May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold in all weather conditions. May drive in various weather conditions on roads in varying degrees of repair. May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases. Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances. May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency or crisis situations. Travel required at times through out the OR area.Powered by JazzHR88yxIE5oKg