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Certified nursing assistant lead-acute medsurgical a-full time

Company: Christus Health
Location: Edgefield
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Description Summary: Responsible for oversight of day-to-day tasks for CNAs in the unit. Acts as a resource to CNAs in the unit to assist, guide, and develop where needed. Performs various administrative and basic patient care duties including answering call lights and vocerus, conducting and documenting vital signs, performing accu-checks, changing and making beds, transporting patients, and assisting with lifting patients in and out of bed. Provides activities for daily living to the patient that include bathing, feeding, and dressing. This position will process medical orders and utilize computers for input and maintenance of patient medical information, answer phones for the department, order and stock supplies, and maintains equipment inventory, clear hallways, and clean storerooms. Greets guests such as physicians, patient families, and visitors. Corresponds with ancillary departments regarding patient care. Works closely with Physicians, RNs, LVNs, and CNAs. Responsibilities: Meets expectations of the applicable One CHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders. Oversees the day-to-day tasks of the CNA team in the unit. Proposes draft schedule of CNAs for Unit Nursing Director to review and finalize. Trains and precepts new CNAs in the unit. Assists with the admission, transfer, and discharge of patients. Completes pertinent documents. Prepares rooms for admission by setting up IV poles and telemetry monitoring equipment as necessary; adjusts bed to the appropriate level. After discharge, remove IV poles and telemetry equipment. Assures all patient belongings accompany the patient to the new unit if transferred, or home at time of discharge. Safely transports stable patients as required. Maintains security/confidentiality at all times including when transporting patients and interacting with family and visitors. Inventories unit equipment and arranges for maintenance and/or repair of equipment as directed. Cleans, procures and returns equipment and supplies. Checks for orders, as needed, and processes according to priority. Notifies staff of new orders and ensures orders have been signed, dated, and timed as required. Assists licensed personnel in providing a safe and comfortable environment at all times; replenishes patient room with water, linen, and towels, as appropriate. Responds to voceras, call lights, & patient requests timely. Performs unit-specific patient care tasks (i.e. vital signs and accu-checks) in accordance with skills checklist and documents as required. Maintains appropriate precautions - infection control and patient safety protocols at all times. Identifies obvious changes in the patient's condition and takes responsibility for reporting those changes promptly to the nurse in charge. Maintains appropriate supplies on the unit. Assists with the ordering and maintenance of stock items according to established inventory. Keeps unit supplies organized and orderly. Helps to keep hallways clear. Responds appropriately to emergencies. Communicates effectively with other team members during and between shifts. Performs clerical duties as assigned. Answers unit phone responds to phone calls, and patient call lights. Operates office equipment. Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the population-specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department. Appropriately adapt assigned patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, age-specific, and other developmental needs of each patient served. Takes personal responsibility to maintain all required certifications and competencies. May be floated to other units as needed. Demonstrates adherence to the CORE values of CHRISTUS Health. Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred. Minimum two years of hospital experience required. 5-7 years of experience preferred. CNA License in state of employment required. BLS from the American Heart Association is required. Work Schedule: TBD Work Type: Full Time EEO is the law - click below for more information: We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.

Keywords: Christus Health, Augusta , Certified nursing assistant lead-acute medsurgical a-full time, Healthcare , Edgefield, Georgia

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