Acute Care CNA

Acute Care CNA

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Join the dynamic, growing team at Gothenburg Health! Gothenburg Health has a new opening. Come work in in our state of the art, new facility today!
 

PURPOSE

Provides nursing support and patient care to ensure effective and efficient services are delivered.

BENEFITS AT A GLANCE

  • Family YMCA Membership
  • Competitive Wages
  • State of the Art Facility

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides telephone coverage for unit; answer calls promptly and courteously; receives and distribute messages accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assembles new carts and maintains neat, complete records.
  • Transcribes physicians’ orders from the chart to the appropriate area as the Charge Nurse directs and supervises.
  • Checks that records are complete and kept up to date, bringing incomplete records to the attention of the Charge Nurse; adds extra chart forms, properly headed, as needed.
  • Files appropriate forms on each chart.
  • Assists with admissions, transfers, and discharge, completing necessary forms and arrangements.
  • Maintains all information in the identified computer system.
  • Collaborates and interacts with other disciplines and departments, i.e., medical records, dietary, housekeeping, lab, x-ray, physical therapy, social services, etc.
  • Performs any other clerical duties as directed by Charge Nurse and/or Nursing Service Administrator.
  • Maintains equipment, supplies and the physical environment of the nurse desk.
  • Calls personnel when extra staff or replacement personnel are needed.
  • Promotes the most effective and efficient delivery of quality health services for clients.
  • Prepares reports on incidents, events, patient data and information.
  • Serves as a resource person for the department and other employees.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with facility and department infection control policies.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patients, department and hospital.
  • Has a clear understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations and develops and follows department policies and procedures to maintain compliance.
  • Works effectively as a team member within the facility to provide quality service to hospital departments through communication, cooperation, and collaboration.
  • Expands job-related knowledge and skills to improve and adjust to change.
  • Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the Hospital.
  • Attends scheduled inservices that pertain to the hospital as a whole or to the Nursing Department.
  • Performs other related duties as needed in order to support the achievement of department goals and objectives.
  • Attends scheduled monthly department meetings.
  • Participates in departmental CQI.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • General office demands such as sitting, computer use requiring manual dexterity, walking about bending and stooping.  Exposure to healthcare environmental conditions.
  • Frequent lifting and/carrying objects weighing 10 pounds or more.
  • Ability to work for long periods of times as required.
  • Ability to respond quickly to emergency situations.

SPECIAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to work in close contact with medical and interdisciplinary staff.
  • Ability to perform routine duties on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to handle multiple interruptions with patience and tact.
  • Initiative and judgment in planning own work.
  • Good personal hygiene and adherence to the facility dress code.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Competent computer skills; literacy in word processing and basic computer programs.
  • Verbal and written English communication skills for safe and effective patient care and to meet documentation standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform necessary skills and competencies.
  • Desire to work within a comprehensive health care team.

Candidates must maintain confidentiality of patient, department, and hospital information as well as demonstrate a clear understanding of HIPAA regulations. Start the process by completing an online application today.


Gothenburg Health | Modern medical care lives here. You can see that commitment in our state of the art surgical wing, new patient wing, construction of a medically integrated YMCA on our campus, and most importantly, in the amazing team who is Gothenburg Health.

For the full job description and more information call Katrina Twomey at 308.537.4034 or ktwomey@gothenburghealth.org.