Kadlec Unit Secretary/CNA - Peri Anesthesia Unit in Richland, Washington
Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Unit Secretary/Certified Nursing Assistant to join our growing Peri Anesthesia Unit team located in Richland, Washington!
Shift Details: Full time, 1.0, Variable Shift
Current WA State Certified Nursing Assistant Licensure
WA State MA-R Licensure required within 60 days from date of hire into the position
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS
Completion of a formal Certified Nursing Assistant program
One (1) year of experience in a patient care setting
One (1) year of secretarial experience
Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
As a Unit Secretary/Certified Nursing Assistant you will perform a variety of tasks to assist professional nursing personnel in providing patient care in an assigned area and related to the clerical and receptionist activities; serve as the focal communication source in the nursing station and perform related duties as assigned.
Assist professional nursing staff with daily care of patients by performing basic technical and non-technical tasks under direction and supervision.
Provide a.m. to p.m. care; e.g., bathing patient, peri-care, personal care; makes bed, changes gown.
Adhere to department procedures and standards.
Measure and record vital signs (temperature, pulse, and blood pressure), height and weight.
Measure and records fluid and food intake and output.
Document information following department procedure.
Prepare patients for meals, assists in feeding patients, if necessary.
Distribute water and other nourishments according to the patients' needs.
Prepare room and bed for receiving patient, assuring a clean and safe environment.
Continue to observe patient's environment to ensure safety and comfort.
Perform treatment procedures such as surgical skin preparations and application of ice packs and heat following department procedure and standards.
Communicate effectively with patients, families and staff demonstrating a positive and caring attitude; demonstrates sensitivity to patient's emotional, social and mental health needs.
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Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Req ID: 309156