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Certified Nursing Assistant - PACU
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Job Description

ROLE SUMMARY Provide basic patient care under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.# Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate individual patient care within the scope of his/her training and experience.# # CORE RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provide direct patient care including but not limited to assistance with bathing, eating, dressing, and walking patients.# Keep a record of care given. Take vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rate) when appropriate. Turn and reposition bedridden patients to prevent breakdown of their skin.# Change bed linens as necessary 2. Transport patients and equipment as needed within the facility 3. Monitor patients and reports any variances to the RN for further assessment.# May monitor unit camera as needed and notify staff of patient activity 4. Work collaboratively with the RN in charge to meet physicians, coworkers, management and other department needs.# May provide unit support as needed, which may include answering and relaying patient calls, accepting and relaying other communications, transcribing physician orders, performing clerical tasks, completing and maintaining reports and records, or ordering supplies 5. Complete mandatory education and contact education requirements including 12 CEUs per year. 6. I understand that it is not within my scope of practice to handle any medications that I might inadvertently come in contact with, including medications delivered in the pneumatic tube system.# If I do come in contact with medications I know to alert a licensed employee for them to handle # ROLE SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES CNA/SITTER: Assigned to provide 1:1 observation for patient safety.# Receive report from primary nurses, including reason(s) for requiring additional observation, appropriate interventions, ADLS for the shift, and any other pertinent information relevant to the care of the patient. # DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: HOSPITALIST: Make follow-up appointments for patients. Responsible for prior authorization paperwork under the direction of physicians and RNs. # The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job.# They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned. # SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES # Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology # Demonstrate an independent work initiative, sound judgment and attention to detail # MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS # High school diploma or GED # Licensed with the Wyoming Board of Nursing as a CNA# # AHA BLS # PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS # Prior acute care experience# # 6 months experience as a CNA preferred #

About Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is a nonprofit, county hospital located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Established in 1867, CRMC is one of the oldest hospitals in the western United States, a community-centered hospital with a mission to care for every patient who passes through its doors. Originally founded to serve the needs of railroad and military workers, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center now offers complete cardiac, neurological, orthopedic, cancer, trauma and general medical care. Cheyenne Regional is a 218-bed premier regional healthcare system that prides itself on delivering the highest standard of quality care to meet the region's growing healthcare needs. Our highly trained physicians and employees, state-of-the-art facilities and advanced technologies ensure our patients will receive exceptional care close to home. Cheyenne Regional is a regional and national leader for providing advanced healthcare service. CRMC was featured on the Discovery Channel as the first hospital in the nation to use the Stealth Treon neurosurgical navigation system.