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Company: Samaritan Health Services
Location: Lincoln City
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSEContributes to the nursing care of patients by completing direct patient care duties under the direction of the Registered Nurse.DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTIONThe 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/QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or equivalent preferred.Current unencumbered Oregon CNA Level 2 certification required. Applicants with a current, unencumbered Oregon CNA certification may be considered and offered training to CNA2.Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.One (1) year experience in a hospital or long term care facility preferred.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIESTime 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 DEMANDSRarely(1 - 10% of the time)Occasionally(11 - 33% of the time)Frequently(34 - 66% of the time)Continually(67 - 100% of the time)CLIMB - STAIRS LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 LbsSQUAT Static (hold > 30 sec)KNEEL (on knees)SIT LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 LbsLIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 LbsLIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 LbsLIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 LbsCARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 poundsCARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 poundsSQUAT RepetitiveROTATE TRUNK SittingREACH - UpwardPUSH (0-20 pounds force)PULL (0-20 pounds force)STAND WALK - LEVEL SURFACELIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 LbsCARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds BEND FORWARD at waist ROTATE TRUNK StandingREACH - ForwardMANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wristsFINGER DEXTERITYPINCH FingersGRASP Hand/FistNone specified

Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Salem , CNA 2, Healthcare , Lincoln City, Oregon

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