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CNA / NAC - Cardiac Telemetry

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Spokane
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Cardiac Telemetry, Night Shift, 0.6 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provide high quality service to all customers; focus on understanding customers' needs and follow through. Demonstrate respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC.
  • Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate self-management behaviors, which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.
  • Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.
  • Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.
  • Document legibly and accurately on the correct nursing forms.
  • Perform ongoing observation of the patient's condition and report any changes or abnormal findings promptly to the RN.
  • Monitor pain, provides comfort measures, and report abnormal findings promptly to the RN.
  • Consider age, developmental level, body size and preexisting conditions when performing basic activity of daily living care to assigned patients.
  • Maintain a safe patient and staff environment. (i.e. Correct body mechanics or use of adaptive equipment when transferring patients, ensures drainage tubes are secure/intact).
  • Monitor the patient in restraints for specified criteria and at specified time intervals and documents correctly on the restraint form.
  • Provide specified nourishment to the correct patient and promptly notifies the RN of any changes or abnormal findings.
  • Follow manufacturer's instructions when using selected equipment, taking into account the patient's size, preexisting conditions, and age. (i.e. BP cuffs, use of transfer belt).
  • Use age appropriate communication techniques with patients and visitors.
  • When in the attendant role, never leave the patient alone, and reorient patient frequently.
  • Complete assignments delegated by RN within specified time frames.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
  • Certified as a Nursing Assistant with the State of Washington

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they'll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Spokane , CNA / NAC - Cardiac Telemetry, Other , Spokane, Washington

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