Certified Nursing Assistant, Adult Medical And Surgical Oncology Unit, FT, Days

Ohsu Portland , OR 97228

Posted 1 week ago

Department Overview

13KPV provides care to adult patients ranging in age from 18-100 who have a variety of oncology diagnoses requiring acute medical and/or surgical care. These diagnoses include but are not limited to cancer of solid organs, lymphatic and hematologic systems including medical, surgical, urologic, gynecologic, neurologic, ENT, bone marrow transplant and radiation oncology patients. In addition, the unit provides general medical surgical care to appropriate overflow patients. Patients on 13KPV require 1:3-1:5 nursing care including chemotherapy administration, radiation precautions, blood brain barrier pre and post procedural care, post-operative surgical care, supportive care for complications of oncology therapy (including management of physical and psychological symptoms) and end-of life care for the dying. A multidisciplinary approach to patient care is used to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and coordinate patient needs.

Function/Duties of Position

The Certified Nursing Assistant is part of the multi disciplinary team providing care to OHSU patients. The Certified Nursing Assistant provides direct or general nursing care to patients from admission through discharge under the direction of a licensed Registered Nurse and within the scope of practice defined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing. They assist the patients, patient's families and friends, nursing staff, and other OHSU personnel to assure the delivery of comprehensive quality care in a safe, confidential and comfortable environment.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Current unencumbered Oregon State CNA license with CNA 2 (Acute Care) certification

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic math skills

  • Basic medical terminology skills

  • Basic Computer Skills

  • Current BLS certification - must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA)

  • Ability to assist patients and staff in transferring and lifting patients

  • Ability to carry and lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand and continually walk for up to 12 hours a day

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous hospital experience preferred

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Record

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

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Certified Nursing Assistant, Adult Medical And Surgical Oncology Unit, FT, Days

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