Resource CNA-Certified Nursing Assistant-$2,000 Sign on Bonus

Northern Light Mayo Hospital | Dover-Foxcroft, ME, United States

Posted Date 4/29/2021

Northern Light Mayo Hospital

Department: Medical Surgical Unit

Position is located: Mayo Hospital

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9- 36 hours

Work Schedule: 9:00 AM to 9:30 PM

Performs direct and indirect patient care related duties under the direction of an RN as listed in the CNA training program curriculum prescribed by the Maine State Board of Nursing. Also performs the functions of unit receptionist, transcribes physician orders, maintains records, and orders unit supplies. The Resource CNA will provide general patient care including but not limited to vital signs, I&O, personal hygiene, movement and ambulation. Need to be able to use lifting equipment and basic telemetry skills. Will primarily be assigned to Med Surg, but would be required to float to other departments on a regular basis including: ED, SCU, OB, OR, and others as needed.

  • Responsibilities:
  • Precepts and mentors new staff and students.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with all members of the health care team.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate pertinent data to the supervisor, nursing staff and medical provider efficiently and effectively.
  • Integrate skills taught in special classes: People Based Patient Safety, Crucial Conversations, AIDET, Managing violent patients.
  • Conducts oneself in a manner that coincides with the mission and values of Mayo Regional Hospital. This includes relationships with peers on the unit and departments that interact with MS.
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations (fire, code blue, code gray, Plan Triage).
  • Accurately transcribes orders according to priority based on patient need.
  • Maintains appropriate levels of office supplies, unit nourishments and puts such supplies away promptly and in appropriate place.
  • Appropriately assembles and ensures completeness of MS charts.
  • Accurately files test results, and other data on patient charts.
  • Accurately maintains MS patient log book and daily census.
  • Accurately retrieves and collects data as requested.
  • Uses proper telephone etiquette in telephone, radio, and vocera communications and relays messages appropriately.
  • Demonstrates proficiency and accuracy in entering patient information and physician orders.
  • Appropriately notifies nurse or provider to take patient phone calls.
  • Recognizes errors, corrects and notifies affected departments.
  • CNA Duties
  • Demonstrates proficiency and accuracy in recording I&O, Vital signs, and glucometer results and charts.
  • Performs ADL care appropriately that allows the patient to preserve as much independent function as they are able.
  • Cleans and maintains the Patient environment to ensure patient safety and recovery.
  • Assists patients in ambulation, wheelchair or stretcher transfers using proper techniques.
  • Observes patient condition and reports objective findings to RN appropriately.
  • Appropriately performs bedside shift reporting with the Patient, family and oncoming shift.
  • Performs the procedures within the CNA scope of responsibility according to hospital policy.
  • Accurately and consistently documents in the electronic medical record care provided.
  • Answers patient call bells/ patient care ADL needs with documentation.
  • Performs bedside glucoscans; including mother and baby in OB.
  • Provides 1:1 for patients on MS/SCU/ED as needed.
  • Performs Bladder scans.
  • ED--Cleans stretchers after patient discharges.
  • Performs EKG's.
  • Assists charge nurse in rounding in ED waiting room.
  • Transports patient to ancillary department including admissions if patient not on monitor.
  • Watches newborns in nursery and performs infant baths.
  • Takes and records newborn weights and measurements.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of unit's performance improvement measures.
  • Actively participates in unit Quality Assurance measures.
  • Identifies quality/safety issues in patient care and works with the unit manager to resolve.
  • Assigning staff and patient rooms with Vocera interface for the Nurse Call system.
  • Scheduling outpatients in Outlook Calendar.
  • Completes CNA orientation checklist.
  • Transports specimens to lab.
  • Cleans and stocks patient rooms.
  • Answers phones and access door in OB.
  • Sets up delivery table and breaks it down, including placenta care/disposition for OB.
  • Sets up delivery table and breaks it down, including placenta care/disposition for OB.
  • Puts charts together, enters orders for OB.
  • When newborns arrive, plays chimes.
  • Enters Outpatient charges in CPSI.
  • Scans patient charges into CPSI.

Competencies and skills:
* Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
* Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
* Demonstrates Adaptability: Learns quickly when facing a new problem or unfamiliar task; is flexible in their approach with changing priorities and ambiguity. Manages change effectively and does not give up during adversity. Capable of changing one's behavioral style and/or views in order to attain a goal. Absorbs new information readily and puts it into practice effectively.
* Demonstrates Emotional Intelligence: Exhibits a high level of self-awareness, self-management, other awareness and relationship management. Conducts themselves in an empathic, appropriate way, with a sense of humor and stimulates a collaborative work environment. Is respectful of the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others and aware of the influence of their own behavior on them. Is aware of relevant social, political, system, and professional trends and developments and uses this information for the organization's benefit.
* Effectively Communicates: Listens, speaks and writes appropriately, using clear language. Communication methods are fitting to the message(s), audience, and situation and follow-ups are regular and timely. Shows that important (non-) verbal information is absorbed and understood and asks further questions to clarify when necessary. Expresses ideas and views clearly to others and has ability to adjust use of language to the audiences' level.
* Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
* Ability to understand the language used to precisely describe the human body including its components, processes, conditions affecting it, and procedures performed upon it.
* No previous experience required.
* Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.

* Certified Nursing Assistant

* High School Diploma/General Educational Development (GED)

Working conditions:
* Potential exposure to diseases or infections.
* Potential exposure to noise levels being uncomfortable.
* Potential exposure to very hot or cold temperatures.
* Work beyond the regularly scheduled hours.
* Lifting, moving and loading 30 to 50 pounds.
* Continuous kneeling.
* Continuous sitting.
* Alternate shift schedules (day, evening, nights, weekends).
* Continuous standing.
* Continuous walking.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status

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