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Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant - Residential Care in Polson, Montana

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Residential Care, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. 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:

  • Apply patient identification and allergy bands.

  • Complete accurate intake and output.

  • Complete and document personal inventory on newly admitted patient and place their belonging in the locked cupboard.

  • Contribute to the assessment of the patient by collecting information for analysis by an RN.

  • Give complete and accurate report to licensed staff upon completion of tasks and duties.

  • Obtain and record height and weight.

  • Orient patient and family to call lights and unit routines. Answer patient calls promptly.

  • Perform accurate placement of telemetry patches and address telemetry signal issues promptly

  • Perform restorative rehabilitative procedures as instructed.

  • Prepare patient for meals, serves snacks and assist with feeding.

  • Provide for comfort, hygiene and safety needs of patients.

  • Utilize a collaborative interdisciplinary process to provide support to all members of the Patient Focus Care Team to reinforce basic patient/family education.

  • Utilize positioning aids and turning schedules to protect pressure points and maintains normal anatomical alignment.

  • Document all clinical information supporting assigned tasks accurately and completely in a timely manner.

  • Report panic values appropriately to RN.

  • Provide clear, concise pertinent patient reports/information.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Successful completion of an orientation program or equivalent experience.

  • CNA’s required to obtain CNA certification in Montana within 6 months from date of hire.

  • AHA Heartsaver CPR is required within 60 days from date of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)

  • Prior work experience in a hospital

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 255600

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