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Certified Nursing Assistant-Acute Orthopedics-Full Time

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Summary:Under the direct: supervision of a Registered Nurse/licensed Nurse, this position will assist with routine and repetitive patient care activities on a nursing unit. This position also performs specific clerical, organizational and patient focused activities. The patient focused tasks will be supportive in nature.Responsibilities:Assists with the admission, transfer and discharge of patients.Completes pertinent documents.Prepares rooms for admission by setting up IV pots, adjusting bed to appropriate level.Assures that all patient belongings accompany the patient to the new unit or home at time of discharge.Safely transports stable patients as required.Maintains security/confidentiality when transporting patients and interacting with family and visitors.Cleans, procures, and returns equipment and supplies.Run errands for the unit as required.Assist Licensed personnel in providing a safe and comfortable environment at all times; replenishes patient room with water, linen, towels, as appropriate.Perform unit specific patient care tasks in accordance with skills checklist and documents on the flowsheet.Identify obvious changes in the patient's condition and takes responsibility for reporting those changes promptly to the nurse in charge.Assist with the ordering and maintenance of stock items according to established inventory when needed.Keeps unit supplies in an organized and orderly fashion.Respond appropriately to emergencies.Communicate effectively with other team members during and between shifts.Responds to phone calls and patient call lights.Appropriately adapts 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.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.Requirements:CNA License in state of employmentBLSWork Schedule:TBDWork Type:Full TimeEEO is the law - click below for more information:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdfWe 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, Shreveport , Certified Nursing Assistant-Acute Orthopedics-Full Time, Healthcare , Shreveport, Louisiana

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