Job Description

Job Title: CNA-Sys Nur Res Central
Job ID: 676050
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility:
Department: Sys Nur Res Ops Central
Location: , Altoona PA

Description

UPMC Altoona - Certified Nurse Assistant - System Nursing Resource - Casual Status - Various shifts - Hourly Rate $12.43

 

 

Purpose:
The System Nursing Resource C.N.A is a member of a limited casual nursing float pool that supports short term scheduling needs across UPMC facilities in Central Pennsylvania. The System Nursing Resource C.N.A provides routine patient care and support services in accordance with established policies and procedures, and may be directed by the nurse or physician, to assure that the highest degree of quality patient care is maintained at all times.

Responsibilities:

  • Acquire and distribute supplies and equipment to facilitate patient care delivery including, but not limited to, performing messenger functions, ordering, charging/crediting supplies, setting up patient care equipment within the scope of the nursing assistant position and stocking patient rooms and unit supply areas.
  • Maintain an environment conducive to patient safety and recovery including, but not limited to, completing safety checks, keeping the department and patient rooms clean and organized, cleaning department specific equipment, changing bed linens, emptying linen hampers, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning equipment. Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions and understand policies and procedures for blood borne pathogen exposure
  • Provide direct patient care as directed by the RN including all activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding, transporting, toileting and ambulating patients. May apply, monitor and remove patient restraints as per physician or hospital protocol. Provide diversion activities to reduce or prevent use of restraints. Deliver patient nourishments, fill water pitchers and distribute patient mail. Perform routine tests such as blood glucose monitoring, patient weights, vital signs and l&Os. Provide feedback to the RN regarding patient care and report changes in patient status. Respond within the scope of the nursing assistant role to emergent situations.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • One year of nursing support/home health experience required.
  • Knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • PA state CNA certification

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • ACT 33 Child Abuse Clearance

  • ACT 73 FBI Clearance

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Certified Nurse Assistant

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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