Benefis Health Systems Certified Nursing Assistant in Great Falls, Montana

Job Description

Provides direct and indirect patient care. Provides for personal care, comfort, assists with a safe and clean environment, and maintains equipment and supplies. Assists patients with activities of daily living and provides for personal care and emotional support.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.

Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the CNAs scope of practice.

Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers.

Provides ADL’s and other general care as necessary throughout the shift.

Answers patients' call lights, anticipates patients' needs and makes safety rounds of patients.

Transports patients to various departments.

Demonstrates the ability to perform procedures within the CNA scope of practice per state law.

Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output.

Reports patient complaint of pain to nurse.

Observes patient's mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to nurse.

Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures.

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety.

Communicates in a clear and concise manner.

Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.

Documentation meets current standards and policies.

Treat patient and families with respect and dignity.

Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.

Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.

Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.

Ability to demonstrate unit specific competency. (See skills checklist)

Qualifications

Education Requirements:

Current CNA certification in the state of Montana.

BLS certificate.

About Us

Benefis Health System

The medical and professional staff at Benefis is wholly committed to delivering aware-winning, comprehensive patient care. With a patient community of nearly 230,000 and a vast service area, we are the major referral hospital for the northcentral Montana region. But if you take a closer look, you'll see that we're much more than a hospital. Benefis is an entire health system, including a cancer institute, bariatric institute, heart and vascular institute, orthopedic center, senior care center, home health, health and wellness facility and much more.

Great Falls

Great Falls, Montana, rest on the high plains along the Rocky Mountain Front and is centrally located between Glacier National Park to the north and Yellowstone Park to the south. Residents thrive on our wide-open spaces, small town feel and big city services. A warm welcome awaits you in Great Falls.

Date Posted: Posted 22 day(s) ago

Job Family: SERVICE

Location: Great Falls, Montana