Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - Wound Clinic PT
Responsibilities Provides assistance to patients in their routine activities of daily living, including but not limited to: Performs range of motion Ambulates patient Positions and provides skin care Changes bed and provides appropriate oral and personal hygiene Assists with feeding and meal delivery Distributes linen Assists with routine hygiene care including toileting and incontinent care. Provides assistance to patient care team in collection of patient data and specimens. Obtains urine, stool, and sputum specimens and processes specimens as needed. Obtains and records heath, weights, vital signs, including pulse oximetry and pain assessment and I&O. Communicates patient status and reports changes in patient condition to licensed professional. Provides assistance to patient care team by performing and explaining designated patient care procedures. Performs incentive spirometry. Transports patient. Preps for diagnostic tests. Assists rehab therapists (PM & R). Performs pulse oximetry/oxygen set up in oxygen therapy. Prepares room (supplies). Provides post mortem care. Prepares for admission and discharge. Assists nurse in emergency situations. Maintains and cleans equipment. Performs oistomy care. Performs suction (oral, naso pharynx). Performs blood sugar finger sticks. Maintains a safe and orderly environment. Participates in hospital wide infection control and performance improvement plan. Assists in Performance Improvement activities. Demonstrates effective communication, customer service, and team building skills. Accepts responsibility for professional growth and development. Documents patient care and related duties appropriately. Able to access and use hospital information system according to related duties (i. e., entering charges for patient related items or procedures.) Performs any other related duties (e. g., clerical, technical duties). Qualifications: High school diploma or GED equivalent Successful completion of pre-placement/employment evaluation Certified Nursing Assistant, certified by the Virginia Board of Health Professions.