Nursing Assistant (CNA) Casual - Cardiac/ICU
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: January 15, 2020
How You'll Make a Difference:
Provides basic, quality patient focused care in clinical setting
under daily direction and supervision of Registered Nurse (RN) in
accordance with the standards of practice within guidelines of
corresponding state regulations. Performs delegated tasks in
patient care setting that supports environment of patient care and
assures patients and family are treated in a holistic manner with
dignity and respect.
Assists RN with daily care of patients including bathing, oral
hygiene, feeding, activity orders and ambulation which may include
use of therapeutic assistive devices, proper positioning, range of
motion and special transferring as indicated.
Measures and documents blood pressures, TPRs (Temperature, Pulse,
Respiration), I & O (Intake and Output), daily weights, and other
patient data as requested. Documents accurately in Electronic
Medical Record (EMR).
Performs purposeful rounding under direction of RN and promptly
communicates observations, concerns, and needs of patient/family to
RN. Documents appropriately.
Participates in admission, transfer and discharge process under
supervision of RN including room set up, orientation to room,
removing linen, and proper management of patient belongings.
Ensures patient call light is always in reach of patient and
answers call-lights promptly.
Collects urine, stool, and sputum specimens and performs
point-of-care testing as indicated using approved process for
accurate specimen labeling and identification. Maintains competency
Completes various errands as directed including pick-up and
delivery of trays, charts, specimens, and reports. Maintains and
orders stock for nursing area. Cleans equipment and work areas.
Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties which
require lifting and pushing/pulling while utilizing proper
technique and assistive devices. Performs tasks related to
nutritional needs of patient under direction of RN to include diet
review, tray set up/removal, proper positioning and diet
Performs tasks related to maintaining skin integrity to include
proper repositioning and skin care. Ensures special patient
supplies and appliances are provided and maintained such as TED
hose and sequential compression devices.
Under the direction of RN and as determined by site/unit
requirements, may be required to remove IVs, provide post mortem
care, perform phlebotomy, ECGs, bladder scans and other skills as
allowed under state regulations.
Practices within policies and procedures of infection prevention by
demonstrating hand hygiene and knowledge of sterile and aseptic
procedures, proper disposal of contaminated materials and utilizing
proper attire when in direct contact with patients in
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
Nurse Aide in good standing as indicated with the State Registry in
which the team member practices., and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) .
High School Graduate, or
Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) or High School
Equivalency Diploma (HSED).
Required Functional Experience
No experience required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Basic computer skills.Excellent oral and written
communication.Excellent organizational skills and ability to set
- day casual position 8 or 12 hour shifts.
- every other holiday. at least one weekend per month.
Iu 3k Cardiac
2629 N 7th St
At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our
patients-we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you
work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team
that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find
limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement,
competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more
than that, you have the opportunity to change lives-including your
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our
differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels
included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve,
when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work
every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for
everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work
environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment
drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our
locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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