CNA Night Shift, Mother/Baby Unit

Rockville, MD
Sep 29, 2021
Oct 26, 2021
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Certified Nursing Assistant for our Medical Surgical Oncology who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Nursing Assistant you will:
Perform various service duties and routine technical tasks such as vital signs and activities of daily living under supervision of a Registered Nurse. Specific duties may vary by area of assignment. Consideration of the special needs and behaviors of specific patient populations is required

Qualifications include:
• High School diploma or GED
• Valid Maryland CNA license required
• Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
• One year of current experience in a hospital environment with strong computer skills
• Must be able to read, write, comprehend and speak clear and concise English to communicate effectively with staff visitors, patients and physicians

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today!
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AHC Shady Grove Medical Center
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Rockville, MD
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Job Description
Job Description
Under supervision of a Registered Nurse and according to established policies and procedures, performs various service duties and routine technical tasks such as vital signs and activities of daily living. Specific duties may vary by area of assignment. Consideration of the special needs and behaviors of specific patient populations is required.
• Role model, assertive, fair, collaborative and supportive
• Organization/time management skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Values diversity and team work
• Demonstrates integrity at all times
• Demonstrates ethical conduct and decision making
• Demonstrates initiative, creativity, and flexibility
• Holds self and others accountable
• Demonstrates positive, compassionate interactions with patients, families and peers
• Accepts delegation of tasks within their scope of practice
• Engaged in the success of their unit and organization

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
• Adheres to and stays abreast of organizational policies and procedures; is a resource to others in the department and organization
• Appropriately utilizes the chain of command
• Demonstrates effective communication, conflict resolution and team building
• Maintains all required certifications, competencies and education

• Promotes cohesive work teams
• Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed to provide patient-centered care
• Works alongside the RN in a Relationship-Based Care model

Professional Nursing
• Sustains personal, professional curiosity and willingness to explore new knowledge and ideas
• Participates in department and organizational education programs, meetings, committees, and professional initiatives
• Commits to personal, professional development in order to adapt effectively to ongoing change
• Presents a positive and professional image to represent nursing and the organization
Care Delivery
• Follows the care plan as established and delegated by the Registered Nurse
• Receives report from the Registered Nurse
• Ensures a culture of safety
• Unwavering focus for excellence
• Identifies resources necessary for safe delivery of patient care
• Appropriately utilizes resources
• Identifies and reports malfunctioning/expired equipment and supplies
• Ensures work areas and equipment are cleaned and stored appropriately
• Role models positive customer service behaviors
o Consistently follows 10/5 rule
o Way finding: escorts visitors to their destination
o Telephone etiquette
o Environmental cleanliness
• Conducts purposeful hourly rounding and reports any changes to primary Registered Nurse
• Consistently utilizes AIDET
• Responds to all call lights and patient needs without delay
• Adheres to all patient safety and infection prevention practices

Professional Development
• Attends training and education required for position on unit
• Keeps up to date with skills and certifications required
o Clinical skills
o Communication skills
o Computer skills

Additional Requirements
• Staff meeting attendance required
• Participates in process improvement projects annually
• Precepts other CNA's to the position as needed, under RN and educator supervision
• Utilizes the chain of command as per policy
• Notifies Primary RN, Assistant Nurse Manager or Nurse Manager of adverse events on the unit within the shift that the event occurred

Other Duties as Assigned
• See department specific addendums.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
• Must be certified as a Nursing Assistant by the State of Maryland and be on the State of Maryland Registry
• Current Basic Life Support (Heart Saver) certificate
• Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations
• Ability to read, write and speak English in order to communicate effectively
• Possess knowledge of standards, policies, procedures and organizational structure of the unit, the Department of Nursing and Adventist Healthcare, Shady Grove Medical Center

Education and Experience Required:
• High School Diploma
• Successful completion of the CNA program or first year of Nursing School Program and successful completion of the CNA exam

Description of Working Conditions:
• Able to work in a temperature-controlled hospital environment with frequent exposure to auditory and olfactory stimuli.
• Potential exposure to contagious diseases.
• Potential exposure to bio -hazardous wastes and hazardous wastes
• Works in a stressful environment with multiple demands and responds appropriate
• Has knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care, has knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
• Able to respond to alarms codes, answering phone, overhead pages.
• Able to read charts, labels, documentation, policies and procedures
• Able to communicate clearly and efficiently with staff, visitors, patients, and physicians in English

Physical Requirements:
• Sitting: Documenting, supporting visitors
• Walking: Extensive walking around hospital campus, responding to emergencies and daily patient rounding
• Standing: Communicating with staff, physicians, visitors, and patients.
• Bending/squatting/kneeling: CPR, assisting with transfers, plugging in equipment
• Lifting: Transferring patients, moving equipment
• Pushing: Moving patients in wheelchairs, beds, stretchers, incubators and cribs; moving carts, and other patient care equipment

Work Schedule:

6:45 AM - 7:15 PM

3 shifts/week with 4 weekend shifts per four-week scheduling period.

Rotating holiday schedule.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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