Certified Nursing Assistant (Cna), Surgical & Digestive Care Unit, .75 Fte, 12-Hour Days/Nights

Gundersen Health System La Crosse , WI 54601

Posted 2 months ago

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today.

Schedule Weekly Hours:

30

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Surgical & Digestive Care Unit

16.50/hour minimum

.75 FTE, 12-hour days/nights

Every third weekend, rotating holidays

This position offers a 40 hour flex overtime computation.

Job Description:

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is responsible for performing basic care of patients under the general supervision of an RN in the acute hospital setting. The CNA is also responsible for transporting and transferring patients within the medical complex in a safe and efficient manner. The CNA will also assist with data collection to facilitate the delivery of delegated nursing care.

Major Responsibilities:

1.Assists with basic care for patients in the areas of nutrition, elimination, comfort, mobility and safety.

2.Transports and transfers patients within the medical complex using appropriate equipment (ex. LIKO ceiling lifts) and utilizing safety precautions as indicated by the patient's health status.

3.Assists nursing staff in lifting and ambulating patients using appropriate practice guidelines.

4.Transports bodies to the morgue.

5.Maintains environment and equipment and will locate and deliver appropriate equipment to Central Service and Maintenance departments.

6.Works collaboratively with the health care team members to effectively communicate and document accurate information.

7.Demonstrates dependability, organizational skills and effective use of time by setting priorities to complete delegated work within established time frames in accordance with unit CBO/P and unit guidelines.

8.Demonstrates role accountability by adhering to Gundersen Health System Mission statement, policies and confidentiality standards.

9.Assists in the orientation of new personnel.



  1. Participates in quality improvement activities in order to continuously improve patient care and unit operations. Participates in CNA meetings and unit staff meetings.

Education and Learning:

REQUIRED No education required

DESIRED High School Diploma or equivalency

Work Experience:

REQUIRED No experience required.

DESIRED 2 years of previous CNA experience.

License and Certifications:

REQUIRED Wisconsin Registered Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes

Age Specific Population Served:

Infant (less than 1 year)

Pediatric (1 - 12 years)

Adolescent (13 - 17 years)

Adult (18 - 64 years)

Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category:

Category I

  • All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions:

Exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:

Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)

Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Climbing Stair Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Reaching

  • Shoulder Level Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Reaching

  • Below Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Reaching

  • Above Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 150-200

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact HR-Recruitment@gundersenhealth.org or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer


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