Join our team today! We are looking for Certified Nursing Assistants who have devoted their careers to patient care.
Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve. At UnityPoint Health, our Patient Care Technicians/Certified Nursing Assistants* play a pivotal role in creating the Best Outcome for Every Patient Every Time and in providing a comfortable experience for our patients and their families. Working side by side with our nursing staff, PCT/CNA team members impact people's lives as the front line hands and eyes of our care team, observing and caring for their physical, mental and emotional conditions. Patient Care Technicians/Certified Nursing Assistants are provided with professional growth, learning and advancement opportunities through their roles with UnityPoint Health. Whether aspiring to further their education or seeking expanding responsibilities, our Technicians/Assistants are provided the finance, support and leadership needed to advance their careers.
Full & Part Time positions available.
First Shift Available:
Third Shift Available:
Paid Time Off
Excellent Benefit Plan
Orientation with a Preceptor
401K Retirement Plans
Transitional Care Unit
Can be a CNA, EMT-Basic, or MA.
Under the direct supervision of a Nurse, provide basic nursing care for the personal and comfort needs of the patient.
Clinical Excellence/Patient Care Contributes toward accomplishment of patient's Plan of Care goals by providing care activities as assigned by the nurse. Demonstrates competence in the implementation/administration of age appropriate care in accordance with established Practice Guidelines, Policies/Procedures and State/Federal Law in regards to hygiene, nutritional, elimination, and activity measures as well as non-sterile/non-invasive procedures, oxygen setup, simple dressings, traction set-up, blood glucose testing, measuring and recording vital signs and non-sterile specimen collection. Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient's care.
Department Support Promotes, monitors and maintains a safe clean environment by assisting with identifying safety needs of patients and modifying the environment to meet these needs, perform light housekeeping functions to maintain a clean, neat and orderly work/patient care area, adhering to established Universal/Standard precautions. Provides for efficient operation of unit/department by taking initiative and assuming other responsibilities as needed. Contributes effectively to the communication needs of the department by acknowledging patients, healthcare providers and visitors upon arrival to the unit, engaging in collaborative communication, identifying and reporting patient care concerns in a timely manner, practicing excellent telephone etiquette.
Basic UPH Performance Criteria Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines. Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance. Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position. Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare. Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year. Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
Successful completion and documentation of one of the following:1. Active Certified Nursing Assistant as listed on the IA or IL Healthcare Worker Registry and/or active certification in another state and awaiting certification in state of employment2. Certified Nursing Assistant listed as inactive on a Healthcare Worker Registry who is currently in a role similar to a Patient Care Technician in a hospital or similar non-skilled/long term care facility. Previous certification and registry status must have been obtained; current employment as a Certified Nursing Assistant must be verified.3. Graduation from an accredited nursing program and waiting for NCLEX re-examination.4. Current employment as a PCT working within Trinity Medical Center that were grandfathered into the PCT position title; continued employment as a PCT must be maintained otherwise recertification will be required
Current CPR certification