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Clarke County Hospital CNA - Med/Surg Department - PRN in Osceola, Iowa

Company Overview

Join an award-winning team! Exceptional patient satisfaction reflects our positive work culture and our friendly staff throughout the hospital. We strive to make a difference by providing excellent, compassionate care.

Job Summary

Assists professional nursing personnel by providing various patient care activities and related non-professional services. Demonstrates the ability to work with patients in the age group specific to the environment of care as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answers call lights to determine patient needs. Answers patient?s questions, gives care as needed or alert nurse.

  • Performs a.m. and p.m. cares including baths, dressing, and undressing patients, oral care and personal hygiene.

  • Prepares patients for meals, assists with meals. May pass and collect trays. Feeds patient needing help. Passes nourishments between meals.

  • Give bedpans, urinals, assist patients to commode or bathroom.

  • Ambulate patients, give back rubs, exercise, reposition patients, and assist patients in and out of chairs and wheelchairs. Transport patients to different areas.

  • Take and record temperature, pulse, respiration rate, intake and output and weights as directed.

  • Reports all unusual conditions or reactions to nurse in charge.

  • Helps keep patient room neat in appearance. Changes linens, runs errands and directs visitors.

  • Assist in the care and maintenance of departmental equipment and supplies.

  • Actively participate in team oriented decision making process. Is a team player, willing to be flexible and open to other?s ideas.

  • Focus a portion of daily work towards high customer satisfaction. The goal of all employees is to meet or exceed our customer?s expectations 100% of the time.

  • Perform other duties as directed by a proper authority as indicated in an approved Hospital policy.

  • Assists in completion of hourly rounding and every two hour safety rounds.

  • May be required to perform Unit Clerk duties as described in Unit Clerk job

Position will be Part Time/PRN: Shifts will primarily be nights. Shifts may also include days, evenings, weekends, & holidays.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

Completion of CNA course with valid certificate.

Experience:

No previous experience required.

License(s)/Certification(s):

Valid driver?s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Valid C.N.A certification

BLS required within 6 months of hire.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Ability to learn computer skills. Writes, reads and speaks fluent English.

Other:

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Benefits and Perks

  • Fantastic culture & team work in a fun environment

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS)

  • Paid Time Off and Sick Leave

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Free Long Term Disability coverage

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Free access to workout equipment

  • Vision services discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • OTC drug discount purchase

Equal Opportunity Employer

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