Patient Service Assistant (CNA) (Summer Temp)

Falmouth, England, gb
Company: Cape Cod Healthcare
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-14 06:00:56

Purpose of Position

:Responsible for the transportation and personal needs of patients and general maintenance of the unit.

Description

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  • Must be courteous to patients, customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Transports patients via wheelchairs and stretchers.
  • Identify and locate needed accessories to facilitate transport.
  • Vital signs, oxygen saturation, weights, and non-invasive specimen collection.
  • Answering call lights.
  • Making beds both empty and occupied.
  • Turning and positioning patients, range of motion, ambulation, and toiletry.
  • Assistance with all ADL's and complete care as needed.
  • Setting up, assisting and educating patients, with commodes, bedpans, urinals, sitz baths, walkers, wheel chairs, slings, knee mobilizes, knee immobilizers, trapeze, venodyne boots, crutches, specific precautions- with input from PT as needed
  • Appropriate emptying and/or recording of all drainage devices.
  • Setting up all equipment routinely used on their home base units.
  • Preparing room for admission.
  • Assist with patient discharges
  • Removal of linens.
  • Light maintenance defined as not needing tools and within the patient rooms.
  • Post mortem care.
  • Answering telephone.
  • Must wear facility provided identification badge.
  • Facilitate communication to RN’s to provide best care possible for patients.
  • Qualifications

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  • Current CNA license, or EMT-P, or recent military medic or Nursing Student (1 year of clinical rotation required and maintaining of 3.0 GPA)
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Reads, Speaks, writes in English.
  • Current BLS.
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