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CNA-Unit Aide-Tech

Company: Samaritan Health Services
Location: Newport
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Provides direct patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse within the CNA scope of practice. Performs clerical duties within the department or patient care team as assigned. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Medical Surgical unit specializes in the care of acutely ill adults and of those who require surgery both emergent and elective. Medical Surgical patients are given the highest standards of professional care by registered nurses and nurse assistants. Specialty certification in Medical Surgical Nursing is strongly encouraged and supported. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Current unencumbered Oregon CNA Level 2 certification required. Healthcare provider level BLS required. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure. Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages. Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) CLIMB - LADDER LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 60 or more Lbs CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds SQUAT Static (hold #30 sec) KNEEL (on knees) PUSH (0-20 pounds force) PULL (0-20 pounds force) SIT CLIMB - STAIRS LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 40 - 60 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 20 - 40 Lbs SQUAT Repetitive ROTATE TRUNK Sitting ROTATE TRUNK Standing PUSH (40-60 pounds force) PULL (40 - 60 pounds force) STAND WALK - LEVEL SURFACE LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Overhead: 54# and above) 0 - 20 Lbs BEND FORWARD at waist REACH - Forward REACH - Upward MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists FINGER DEXTERITY PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

* JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
* Provides direct patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse within the CNA scope of practice. Performs clerical duties within the department or patient care team as assigned.




* DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
* The Medical Surgical unit specializes in the care of acutely ill adults and of those who require surgery both emergent and elective. Medical Surgical patients are given the highest standards of professional care by registered nurses and nurse assistants. Specialty certification in Medical Surgical Nursing is strongly encouraged and supported.




* EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
* High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


* Current unencumbered Oregon CNA Level 2 certification required.


* Healthcare provider level BLS required.




* KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
* Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.


* Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.


* Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues.




* PHYSICAL DEMANDS
* Rarely

(1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally

(11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently

(34 - 66% of the time)

Continually

(67 - 100% of the time)

CLIMB - LADDER

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 60 or more Lbs

CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

SQUAT Static (hold > 30 sec)

KNEEL (on knees)

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

SIT

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

SQUAT Repetitive

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

PUSH (40-60 pounds force)

PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

BEND FORWARD at waist

REACH - Forward

REACH - Upward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Salem , CNA-Unit Aide-Tech, Healthcare , Newport, Oregon

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