CNA - OP Wound Care - PRN
Company: Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
Posted on: January 8, 2021
ROLE SUMMARYProvides basic patient care under the direct
supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assesses, plans, implements and
evaluates individual patient care within the scope of his/her
training and experience.CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides direct patient care including but not limited to
assistance with bathing, eating, dressing, and walking
- Keeps record of care given.
- Takes vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and
respiratory rate) when appropriate.
- Turns and repositions bedridden patients to prevent breakdown
of their skin.
- Changes bed linens as necessary.
- Transports patients and equipment as needed within the
- Monitors patients and reports any variances to the RN for
- May monitor unit camera as needed and notify staff of patient
- Works collaboratively with the RN in charge to meet physicians,
coworkers, management and other department needs.
- May provide unit support as needed, which may include answering
and relaying patient calls, accepting and relaying other
communications, transcribing physician orders, performing clerical
tasks, completing and maintaining reports and records, or ordering
- Completes mandatory education and contact education
requirements including 12 CEUs per year.
- I understand that it is not within my scope of practice to
handle any medications that I might inadvertently come in contact
with, including medications delivered in the pneumatic tube system.
If I do come in contact with medications I know to alert a licensed
employee for them to handle.ROLE SPECIFIC
RESPONSIBILITIESCNA/SITTER: Assigned to provide 1:1 observation for
patient safety. Receives report from primary nurses, including
reason(s) for requiring additional observation, appropriate
interventions, ADLS for the shift, and any other pertinent
information relevant to the care of the patient.DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC
RESPONSIBILITIES:HOSPITALIST: Makes follow-up appointments for
patients. Responsible for prior authorization paperwork under the
direction of physicians and RNs.SAME DAY SURGERY: Applies SCD's,
toilets, stocks block carts, rooms, turn over rooms, oxygen tank
management, and other department needs to assist in patient care
and throughput.PACU: Applies SCD's, measure I&O's, event
patients in and out of Pre-op/PACU in EPIC, form management,
transporting patients throughout hospital, stock department and
blanket warmer, orders supplies, inputs work orders, bay turnover,
oxygen tank management, and other department needs to assist in
patient care and throughput.The above statements are intended to
describe the general nature and level of work performed by people
assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of
personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform
other duties as assigned.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
- Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology
- Demonstrate an independent work initiative, sound judgment and
attention to detailMinimum RequirementsMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
- High school diploma (or Equivalent Certificate from an
accredited program) or higher degree
- Minimum of a current Wyoming Certified Nursing Assistant
license upon start date
- Cheyenne Regional RQI within 14 calendar days of start
dateDEPARTMENT SPECIFIC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
- PACU: 6 months recent acute care CNA experiencePREFERRED
- Prior acute care experience
- 6 months experience as a CNA
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