Catholic Health Initiatives CNA Patient Care Technician -Cardiac Surgical ICU- FT .9 (Day) in DES MOINES, Iowa
CNA Patient Care Technician -Cardiac Surgical ICU- FT .9 (Day)
Location: DES MOINES, IOWA, UNITED STATES
Requisition #: 2019-R0256478
Post Date: 2 days ago
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
Supports the professional clinical staff by providing direct patient care and performing studies and tests as assigned. These duties may vary by shift or may be unit-specific. The Patient CareTechnician is responsible for providing care for patients of diverse ages. Works rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.
Delivers assignedpatient care and treatment as delegated by an RN or LPN.
Performs orassists patients with activities including personal hygiene, bathing, ambulation,transporting, range of motion exercises, dressing/undressing, feeding, changingbandages, elimination needs, and emptying drainage devices.
Responds topatient calls and anticipates patient needs.Assures patient safety and comfort through use of safe patient handlingtechniques, regular rounding, environmental maintenance, equipment maintenance,and other appropriate safety measures.
Calculates intakeand output (excluding IVs). Measures vitalsigns. Performs bedside blood glucosetesting. Makes entries to patient healthrecords as consistent with scope of job duties and in compliance with companypolicy.
Initiates orassists with emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation,protecting patient from injury).
Sets up equipment and supplies for procedures. Prepares patients and rooms for procedures,admissions, and transfers. Dischargespatients from system.
Observes and reports information regarding any change inphysical/mental condition, behavior, or status of the patient to the nurse.
Collects and labels specimens.
Sets up, operates, and maintains selectedpieces of equipment.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS,AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Completion of 75-hour, 120-hour or 150-hourCertified Nursing Assistant program OR be listed as having passed CNAcompetency testing on the Iowa Direct Care Worker registry.
Graduate of an accredited RN or LPN programmay be substituted for completion of CNA program and CNA Registry.
High School diploma or GED.
Must be 18 years of age.
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter –Child and/or Dependent Adult Abuse training within three (3) months of hire.
BLS certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptablecredentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED forthe Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support forHealthcare Providers.
Requisition ID: 2019-R0256478
Market: Mercy Medical Center
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