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Medical Support Assistant - CNA Float Pool

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2018-R0184746 Requisition #
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Clinic: Float Pool

Medical Support Assistant, CNA, Full Time Days

 

Job Summary / Job Purpose


Under the direction of the Health Care Provider, responsible for the delivery of general patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients, by following established standards and procedures. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as: blood pressure, height/weight, temperature, pulse/respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols. Assist with basic patient care, helping patients with activities of daily living and collaborates with other clinic staff to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Key Responsibilities
• Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider, and assist Physicians and Nursing staff with procedures when necessary.
• Assist Clinical staff in gathering medical history information, and may take and record vital signs, as well as document patient information for medical record including, height, weight, tests and results.
• Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment/supplies that comply with quality of care while maintaining budget. Keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol, and may need to maintain a safe and clean laboratory.
• Following completion of training and competency validation may be required to collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for lab analysis, perform Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) - waived and non-waived (moderate complexity) Point-of-care (POC) laboratory tests and procedures and perform Electrocardiograms (EKG).
• May schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follow up to ensure completion of testing.
• Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights, and ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
• Must have the ability to handle work fluctuations and escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the Practice Manager or healthcare provider(s).
• May safely transport patients using appropriate equipment within the facility, and follow emergency procedures including CPR, if necessary.
• Perform other duties as assigned by Practice Manager, Nursing staff or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• Graduate from an accredited Nursing Assistant program required.
• Current/valid CNA certification (Certified Nursing Assistant) required.
• Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.
• Active or become active on CNA state registry within 90 days of hire required.

Experience (required and preferred):
• 2 years Certified Nurse Assistant experience required.

About Us

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, a free standing emergency department, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

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Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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