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Certified Nursing Assistant 2 - Medical, Surgical

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Medford
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant 2 to its Medical Surgical at Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR. This is a full-time, night shift position. The schedule is 3, 12 hour shifts per week from 7pm-7:30am. You will participate in the team's weekend rotation. $4,000 hiring bonus and relocation assistance for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment. Providence Medford Medical Center is a certified Level 3 trauma center and nationally recognized for excellent stroke care. Our Medical/Surgical unit (2 East) is a 35 bed inpatient unit that provides care for a combination of general medical and post-surgical patients. Our nurses care for a wide variety of diagnoses and surgical procedures, making it an excellent learning environment. In addition, the unit sees a small population of oncology and pediatric patients as we continue to grow those service lines. 2 East is a fast paced, team oriented unit with a strong commitment to delivering safe, quality patient care. Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system. We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (to assist a Registered Nurse (RN) in providing comprehensive nursing care by performing specified duties and functions under the direct supervision of the RN. In this position you will have the following responsibilities: DIAGNOSTIC AND MONITORING FUNCTION:

  • Demonstrate accuracy in measuring vital signs and other essential parameters that vary from normal parameters
  • Use responsive observation to:
  • Identify findings, patterns, habits, and behaviors that deviate from normal in acute care patients
  • Identify, from scenarios and lists, normal and abnormal patterns and changes in findings related to a patient. Patient descriptors include: mental status (orientation, psychosocial responses, and level of consciousness), vital signs, mobility, skin, pain level, bowel and bladder function, appetite, and activities of daily living
  • Report and record abnormal findings, patterns, habits, and behaviors of acute care patients
  • Take action within designated responsibilities and as directed by the RN for abnormal findings, patterns, habits and behaviors of acute care patients CARING:
    • Perform comfort and pain relief measures within the designated scope of responsibility according to care plan
    • Demonstrate initial skill in active listening, reflecting, and rephrasing in a variety of clinical situations
    • Demonstrate supportive presence with dying patient/family
    • Maintain patient confidentiality
    • Consistently demonstrate scheduling of patient activities when the client is comfortable
    • Address emotional needs as designated in care plan
    • Identify and report signs of abuse, neglect and/or mistreatment TEACHING/COACHING:
      • Demonstrate ability to share knowledge and skills with others
      • Demonstrate initial skill in active listening, reflecting, and rephrasing in a variety of clinical situations
      • Demonstrate respect for rights and property of patient and co-workers ADMINISTERING AND MONITORING THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS AND REGIMENS:
        • Take action within designated responsibilities and as directed by the RN for abnormal findings, patterns, habits and behaviors of acute care patients
        • Perform comfort and pain relief measures within the designated scope of responsibility according to care plan
        • Consistently report change of vital signs, orientation, mobility and behavior following pain treatment MONITORING AND ENSURING THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE PRACTICES:
          • Maintain patient confidentiality
          • Demonstrate appropriate paper and electronic charting
          • Articulate, using own words, the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals as they apply to CNA practice
          • Consistently demonstrate clinical behaviors congruent with the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals
          • Apply safety concepts in the workplace
          • Prevent staff and patient injuries through consistent use of patient lifts, patient transfer equipment, and good body mechanic techniques ORGANIZATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
            • Complete all required and assigned education and training
            • Maintain competence in work assignment per nurse manager and supervising nurses
            • Remain current with system, region, facility, and unit based credentialing, education, and competencies
            • Identify area/needs for education, development and growth
            • Seek opportunities for clinical and personal development in CNA role Required qualifications for this position includes:
              • Coursework/Training: Completion of Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) recognized Acute Care Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA 2) course, -OR-
              • CNA 2 coursework: Grandfathered to CNA 2 per OSBN requirements
              • Active and unencumbered license in the state of Oregon as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
              • Current BLS certification.
              • New onboarding caregivers must have a current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification Preferred qualifications for this position include:
                • One (1) year of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA 2) About Providence in Oregon As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities. The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple, "Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time." Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P356846 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing Job Function: Nursing Schedule: Full time Shift: Night Career Track: Nursing Department: 5010 PMMC MED SURG 2E Address: OR Medford 1111 Crater Lake Ave Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Medford , Certified Nursing Assistant 2 - Medical, Surgical, Healthcare , Medford, Oregon

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