The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for the delivery of optimum care to patients while in the Pre-Op, PACU, Phase II and OR areas of the surgery center. This is a 0.8 FTE position at our Crosstown Surgery Center.
Assists with rooming patients in pre-op, taking vital signs, implementing warming measures and changing clothes. Assists in transferring patients from Phase I to Phase II.
Assists in patient discharge, patient dressing, assisting to restroom, and transporting to awaiting vehicle.
Assists in OR/procedure room with taking vital signs, documentation and implementing warming measures, as needed.
Initiates and independently follows all cleaning checklists and restocking of all patient care and work areas. Assists in maintaining inventory levels throughout the center.
Floats readily between all areas providing help as needed.
Prioritizes and provides care based on the individualized plan of care, flexible with staffing needs and assigned duties of the ASC.
Applies principles of aseptic technique, standard and transmission precautions.
Assists with data entry as needed.
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of special needs for various age groups including child, adolescent, adult and geriatric when providing perioperative experience. Provides emotional support and comfort for patient/family members, as appropriate.
Collaborates with other disciplines to maximize patient outcomes and ensure a smooth flow of the surgical experience.
Accountable for reporting occurrences through the center's established reporting process related to employee and/or patient/visitor events.
Fosters the developmental and educational process of self, colleagues, orientees and students (includes functioning as a preceptor).
Participates in acceptable continuing education, fostering career and skill development including meeting departmental continuing education requirements.
Assists in managing controllable costs by the proper, non-wasteful use of surgery center resources.
Any and all other duties as assigned
High School diploma/GED or equivalent required
Nursing Assistant Certification required
Current certification in basic CPR for Healthcare Professionals (BLS) or completed upon hire.
Comply with company policies, procedures, practices and business ethics guidelines.
Complete job required training.
Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, (e.g. HIPAA, Stark, OSHA, employment laws, etc.)
Demonstrate prompt and reliable attendance
Work in the surgery center during business hours
Travel independently throughout the surgery center (which may include movement from floor to floor); frequent bending, lifting, standing, stooping or sitting for long periods of time may be required
Work at an efficient and productive pace, handle interruptions appropriately and meet deadlines
Communicate and interact in a respectful and professional manner
Prioritize workload while being flexible to meet the expectations of the daily operations
Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Understand and execute a variety of instructions
Effectively operate equipment and communicate on and operate the phone system
Work independently with minimal supervision
Travel to other work locations, if required
Revo Health is a management services company that partners with multiple healthcare groups to deliver exceptional patient care. This position will be employed through Revo Health, working closely with Infinite Health Collaborative(i-Health) and its operating divisions.
Revo Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
This position description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change. Essential and Additional Job Functions are subject to modification.
Twin Cities Orthopedics