CNA - Med/Surg Tele - TAMC


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Job Number 48062
Posted 6/27/2017
Account The Aroostook Medical Center
Department Med/Surg Tele ARG
Location A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital, ME 04769
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Evening/Night
Hours 7p-7a
Job Details
GENERAL DESCRIPTION/STATEMENT


A Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients with activities of daily living and assists in the maintenance of a safe, clean envi­ron­ment for patients on the MST floor. S/he must have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of Medical, Surgical, and Telemetry patients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

1. Provide safe and efficient direct patient care under the direction of the RN.

2. Keep charge nurse informed of the patient's status and changes as well as problems.

3. Participate in department performance improvement activities.

4. Comply with mandated hospital and department education programs.

5. Accept responsibility for professional growth and development.

6. Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and objectives of the TAMC organization. Practice and encourageService Excellence.

7. Age specific standards: The individual in this position must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth anddevelopment over the life span of the patient. In addition, s/he must possess the ability to assess patient datarelative to age specific needs and provide care as described in the department's policies.

8. Excellent documentation skills with the ability to learn and incorporate electronic documentation.

9. Demonstrate proficiency with patient transfers.

10. Demonstrate an understanding of adaptive equipment and how it is used.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Perform other work-related duties, within their scope of practice, as assigned.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

Active and in good standing on the Maine CNA registry or registry eligible at time of orientation start date.



AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS

1. Variable work schedule requires day, evening, and night work as well as weekends and holidays.



EDUCATION, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

1.Successful completion of an approved CNA program, and registry eligible at time of hire.

2.BLS Certification within one year

3. Must be able to read and write with proficiency to accomplish all responsibilities.


Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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