certified nursing assistant/pct - med/surg - medical/surgical unit

<p ><b>certified nursing assistant/pct - med/surg </b><br><br /> <b><br>facility: </b> <p >mercy medical center(formerly st. mary's hospital)<br><br /> <b><br>department:</b> <p >medical/surgical unit<br><br /> <b><br>location:</b> <p >rogers, ar<br><br /> <b><br>vacancy description:</b> <br>job summary: under the direction of an rn, assists in the delivery of daily patient care. follows patients plans of care, keeps supervisor informed of activities and attends meetings and educational programs as requested or required. documents patient information for medical records. completes other departmental duties as assigned.<br><br>job assignments and competency required in the following areas:<br>under the direction of an rn, assists in the delivery of care in patient homes.<br>follows daily patient assignments.<br>performs in-home duties for patients according to their plans of care.<br>keeps registered nurses informed of patient-related activities and client environmental conditions as needed.<br>attends meetings and inservice programs as requested or required.<br>understands and complies with organizational policies and procedures.<br>maintains clean personal appearance following dress code appropriate for in-home patient care.<br>performs other duties comparable with training and experience as requested.<br>documents each in-home visit via laptop or per departmental guidelines.<br>performs data transfer twice daily at beginning and end of work day.<br>notifies patient of estimated time of visit.<br>contacts supervisor with any changes in schedule.<br>provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including: neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and general population.<br><br><br>mercy service standards<br>1. treat everyone as a valued individual, giving first priority to our customers<br>2. seek out and address customer needs<br>3. make eye contact, greet and welcome everyone.<br>4. display a positive presence<br>5. keep customers and co-workers informed on a regular basis<br>6. work as a team<br>7. maintain privacy and confidentiality<br>8. keep a clean environment<br>9. live the mercy spirit<br>10. adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean<br>11. report to work on time and as scheduled.<br>12. complete work within designated time.<br>13. use time/attendance system correctly.<br>14. attend annual review and department inservices as scheduled.<br>15. attend staff meetings as required.<br>16. communicate in a positive, professional and assertive manner.<br>17. utilize chain of command appropriately.<br>18. comply with organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.<br>19. be able to demonstrate and communicate the mission, ethics, and goals of the hospital and home care department. <br><br><br /> <b><br>job requirements:</b> <br>education / regulatory requirements:<br>should have completed a 75-hour certified nursing assistant course and have a certified nursing assistant certificate from the state of arkansas or pass a competency test. <br><br>basic cpr certification. <br><br>one year experience as a nursing assistant preferred. <br><br>valid drivers license.<br><br>language skills:<br>ability to read and communicate effectively in english. <br>additional languages preferred. <br>ability to follow written or verbal instructions.<br><br>additional skills / knowledge:<br>ability to function appropriately with minimal supervision.<br>basic computer knowledge.<br>environmental working conditions: while performing the essential tasks of the job, the coworker drives to patient homes and provides aide services. co-worker is exposed to common risks associated with walking and traveling in a variety of communities. mobility requirements include stairs/steps, handrails, narrow access, cluttered space, and walking on a variety of surfaces in various residences. the coworker is exposed to seasonal temperatures as well as possible exposure to medical wastes, fumes, odor and dust.<br>physical / mental demands: ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, utilizing good judgment and patience in all situations. position requires mental alertness, precision, problem solving, memory, communication, concentration, deadline orientation, and exceptional communication skills and telephone etiquette. may be required to lift or transfer from 10 to 100 (+) pounds, and carry, reach, stoop, bend, crouch and kneel. <br><br /> <b><br>status:</b> <br>full-time <br><br /> <b><br>fte hours:</b> <br>fte 0.9:&nbsp;&nbsp;72&nbsp;hours per pay period <br><br /> <b><br>requisition number:</b> <br>75037mcc <br><br /> <b><br>position code:</b> <br>e16064280080 <br><br />