12 Hour Day Shift
The primary objective of this position is to improve quality. To provide direct, basic patient care activities under the guidance and direction of a Registered Nurse. To provide care and cleaning of specific equipment, stocking of supplies and equipment and the transportation of patients, supplies and equipment.
Required: Show evidence of successful completion of an approved CNA program upon hire OR matriculated in an accredited Nursing academic program and have completed a minimum of one year of clinical rotations.
Performs direct and indirect patient care activities following RNs instructions, physician orders, policies, procedures and regulations
Practices proper hand washing and principles of infection control and Displays competence in the care of isolation patients utilizing disease-specific precautions.
Assures room is set up for patient admission and cleared when patient discharged/transferred and assures patients have correct identifying wristband.
Displays competence in performing oral and personal hygiene and, skin care, and Foley care and assures patients are clean, well-groomed, neat, free of odor, dry and properly dressed
Demonstrates ability to feed patients, knowledge of dysphasia precautions and calculating and recording intake and output.
Performs and records vital signs ,glucose monitoring and weight and heights accurately
Transfers patients safely using proper body mechanics during all activities and duties and accurately uses the bed and chair alarm system
Keeps patient's room , hallways and unit clean, neat and orderly and report any maintenance or environmental services needs
Answers call lights promptly and communicate any problems, concerns or issues promptly to the nurse
Works as a team member demonstrating a positive, supportive and helpful attitude towards patients, families, visitors, co-workers and physicians and appropriately seeks assistance of the Nurse Manager for conflict resolution.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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