2Day Positions , 2 Night Pos.
C.N.A.- Nursing Relief
CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini
Nursing & Nursing Support
CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini-40100
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
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The Certified Nursing Assistant/ Unit Secretary is qualified to attend to the basic patient care needs performing duties as indicated by the responsibilities outlined in this job description under direct supervision of the unit charge person. The Nursing Assistant is trained in the delivery of age appropriate care by hospital policy. He/she performs assigned tasks in accordance with the hospital's philosophy, values, standards, policies and procedures.
Action Oriented -- Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
Collaborate -- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Customer Focus -- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Nimble Learning -- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
Demonstrates Self-Awareness -- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
Communicates Effectively -- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Decision Quality -- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:Assists nursing in carrying out the nursing plan of care: · Completes vital signs and reports to nursing within 1 hour of scheduled time. · Assures that I/O's are collected and reported to nursing 30 minutes prior to end of shift · Assures that all assigned baths are completed within the shift assigned. · Immediately notifies nurse of any significant changes in patient condition. · Ambulates and assists patient with ADLs (turning, feeding, etc.) within assigned time frame · Monitors patient for signs of skin breakdown; communicates to nursing staff as indicated. · Obtains and records patient height and weight as indicated. · Keeps patient bed low, locked and side rails up when patient is in bed.
- Checks patient food trays for accuracy of diet specifications; prepares patient's environment for eating; assists the patient in preparation to eat their meal (sitting patient up in bed or chair, washing patient hands, and cleaning the bedside table. Reports patient's intake to nurse.
- Returns all equipment to SPD by end of shift.
- Responds to call bells promptly
Performs clerical duties related to procedures, as it relates to a patient care unit:
- Checks food trays within 10 minutes of arrival to floor (if appropriate for unit).
- Acts as a "team player" assisting co-workers regularly when time permits.
- Certified Nursing Assistant.
- Current BLS.
- Basic EKG course.
JOB ACTIVITIES & PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION OF JOB:Posture Max. Hours per day: 0 2 4 6 8 Other Standing ______________
Other ______________Motion Max. Hours per day: 0 2 4 6 8 Other Walking ______________
Climbing Stairs/Ladders ______________
Overhead reaching ______________
Wrist flexion/extension ______________
Other ______________Lift/Carry Max. Hours per day: 0 2 4 6 8 Other Perform any lifting/carrying ______________ Lift/Carry objects more than 50 lbs. per day as needed
Vision acuity at least 20/40 (near and far)
Hearing acuity at least conversational
Ability to speak and understand English (language)TRAVEL
No Travel applicable
Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land or air.
Occasional overnight travel (up to 20%) by land or air.
Moderate overnight travel (up to 30%) by land or air.
Heavy overnight travel (up to 50%) by land or air.
Extensive overnight travel (over 50%) by land or air.
This is a staff position and does not directly supervise other Associates.
Director of Nursing Operations
Associate Signature Date
Supervisor's Signature Date