Legacy Health

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA 2)

Job Location Good Samaritan Medical Ctr campus
Position Status Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
20-12178
City
Portland
State/Province
OR
Department
Surgical Specialties
Avg Hours Per Week
36
FTE
0.90
Pay Range
USD $16.34/Hr. - USD $21.84/Hr.
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Union
Good Samaritan Local 49
Work Days
Variable schedule
Shift
Day
Shift Length
12
Shift Start Time
0700am
Shift End Time
0730pm

Overview

The nursing philosophy at Legacy focuses on our patients and their families. Everything we do centers around them. At Legacy, you will be part of an interprofessional team focused on one goal: making life better for our patients and the community. If you believe this is an environment in which you would thrive, we invite you to consider this opportunity.

 

Responsible for assisting licensed nursing personnel in the provision of nursing care. Participates as a member of the health care team under the direction of a licensed nurse as defined by Standards and Authorized Duties for Certified Nursing Assistants (OAR 851-63-0010 - 0060, 0080, 0090) or Nursing Assistants (WAC 246-841-400, 405). Also assists with clerical functions, housekeeping, and patient transportation throughout the hospital.

Responsibilities

Patient Care

 

Provides care delegated and supervised by a registered nurse to meet the needs of clients determined by condition, development and age.

Participates and implements interdisciplinary plan of care as delegated.

Organizes and adapts plan of care with consideration for patient/client’s needs, desires and routines.

Demonstrates awareness and reinforces priorities in the plan of care.

Encourages self-care and independence as appropriate.

Identifies normal and abnormal mental function and demonstrates skills for addressing the needs and behaviors of the cognitively impaired.

Cares for and maintains client’s environment by avoiding environmental hazards, using restraints properly, and consistently using infection control procedures.

Recognizes abnormal signs and symptoms of common disease conditions and communicates accurately and with timeliness.

Provides and maintains basic nutrition and oral fluid intake.

Recognizes emergencies and responds demonstrating knowledge of emergency procedures.

Completes documentation according to guidelines.

 

COMPETENCY

 

Demonstrates knowledge of statutes and regulations and functions within the legal boundaries of certified nursing assistant practice.

Achieves and maintains clinical competency by:

 

Maintaining current certification.

Performing acts within the authorized scope of practice for which the individual is certified.

Demonstrating on-going competency in performance of technical skills.

Performing tasks or procedures after presenting written and documented education and/or clinical experience.

Qualifications

LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follow guidelines set forth in the Legacy's Values in Action.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled.

Licensure

Current CNA 2 (Acute Care) required.

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