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Humboldt County Memorial Hospital Humboldt, IA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Humboldt County Memorial Hospital Employee Job Description

Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant

Primary Function and Relationship to Total Organization

Assists nurses in providing nursing care. Works under the direct supervision of an RN.  Assists the nurse in charge by performing activities of daily living to the resident.

Reports to: Charge Nurse /ADON/ Director of Nursing of LTC

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.    Assists with bathing, feeding, and caring of patients according to the level of skill and as directed by a nurse.

2.    Reports all significant information to nurse in charge of the patient.

3.    Works with other health care personnel within the organization.

4.    Does cleaning of patient units, equipment, and nursing service areas.

5.    Keeps Nurse informed of care rendered and duties performed.

6.    Answers call lights and alarms promptly

7.    Delivers patient trays, assists in feeding patients when necessary, records amount    eaten, and returns trays to kitchen.

8.    Fills out and collects intake and output slips at end of shift.

9.    Gives verbal report to nurse in charge at end of shift.

10.    Takes TPR's and assists with weighing patients as assigned.

11.    Assist with transferring patients by wheelchair or cart to other departments. Uses an

assisted lift devise such as a gait belt or mechanical lift if indicated. Participates as a member of only a safe lifting team.

12.    Complies with hospital and nursing service policies.

13.    Attends staff meetings and inservice education when appropriate.

14.    Demonstrates willingness to support staffing and scheduling needs.

15.    Performs functions other than described above due to extenuating circumstances.

Physical & Mental Requirements:

PHYSICAL/MENTAL CHARACTERISTICS REQUIRED BY ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL TASKS

 

TASK

X

 

TASK

X

1.

Heavy lifting, 45 lbs. & over

X

19.

Pushing

X

2.

Moderate lifting, 15-44 lbs.

 

20.

Stooping

X

3.

Light lifting, under 15 lbs.

 

21.

Climbing stairs

 

4.

Heavy carrying, 45 lbs. & over

X

22.

Climbing ladders

 

5.

Moderate carrying, 15-44 lbs.

 

23.

Operating mechanical equipment

X

6.

Light carrying, under 15 lbs.

 

24.

Operating office equipment

X

7.

Straight pulling

X

25.

Operating motor vehicle

 

8.

Pulling hand over hand

X

26.

Ability to see

X

9.

Repeated bending

X

27.

Identify colors

X

10.

Reaching above shoulder

X

28.

Depth perception needed

X

11.

Simple grasping

X

29.

Hearing (with aid)

X

12.

Dual simultaneous grasping

X

30.

Hearing (without aid)

X

13.

Walking

X

31.

Ability to write

X

14.

Standing

X

32.

Ability to count

X

15.

Sitting

X

33.

Ability to read

X

16.

Crawling

X

34.

Other (please specify):

 

17.

Twisting

X

35.

Other (please specify):

 

18.

Kneeling

X

36.

Other (please specify):

 

 

RELATED WORK SITE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

 

TASK

X

 

TASK

X

1.

Outside

 

13.

Dust

 

2.

Inside

 

14.

Grease and oils

 

3.

Travel

a) car

 

15.

Solvents

 

16.

Radiant/electrical energy

 

b) van

 

17.

Slippery/uneven walking surfaces

 

c) bus

 

18.

Working around machines with moving parts and moving objects

 

d) plane

 

19.

Working around moving objects or vehicles

 

4.

Excessive heat

 

20.

Working below ground

 

5.

Excessive cold

 

21.

Working on ladders or scaffolding

 

6.

Excessive humidity

 

22.

Working with hands in water

 

7.

Excessive dampness/chill

 

23.

Vibration

 

8.

Dry atmosphere

 

24.

Working closely with others

X

9.

Excessive noise/intermittent

 

25.

Working alone

X

10.

Constant noise

 

26.

Longer or irregular work hours

X

11.

Silica, asbestos, etc.

 

27.

Other (please specify):

 

12.

Fumes, smoke, gases

 

28.

Other (please specify):

 

 

Minimum educational requirements

High School education or equivalent. Training in as approved 75 hour nurse aide course or equivalent training. Successful completion of BCLS within 3 months of employment.

General Subjects of Concern:

a.    Maintains a courteous and professional manner in dealing with patients, visitors, physicians and co- workers, as applicable.

b.    Shows a positive attitude toward work schedules, department and hospital changes, assignments and other personnel.

c.    Presents professional appearance in dress and grooming, complies with departmental dress requirements and wears hospital identification badge.

d.    Conforms to hospital policy regarding use of sick time, personal days, notification of absence or tardiness.

e.    Is cost effective in utilization of time, equipment and supplies.

f.    Willingly cooperates with co-workers and other departments


Employment variables/approximate hours*/misc information:

*Schedules are subject to change as needed





Humboldt County Memorial Hospital

Address

Humboldt, IA
50548 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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