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Certified Nursing Assistant - Float Pool, PRN

Company: St. Peter's Health
Location: Helena
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY (overview of job): With direction of a Registered Nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides direct patient care and assists team members with delegated tasks/procedures within their scope of practice. They will possess a thorough understanding of the position's roles/responsibilities; seeks clarification when appropriate. Ability to produce accurate and timely computer documentation with little direction. Knowledge of printer and fax functions. Highly motivated to perform and able to multi-task. See Orientation Competency Inventory (OCI).
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: Previous hospital/long term care experience, including the use of medical terminology preferred. This position requires a person who exhibits a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, the ability to work productively under stress, and who displays a professional demeanor and is able to prioritize workloads. The employee in this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide a safe environment and therapeutic milieu based on the age of the patients served. The employee must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to communicate observed changes in patient's behavior/activity to the RN. This job description will change from time to time as tasks, organization, and technology changes.
EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent preferred. Successful completion of a CNA program. This position description may qualify for a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay. The conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY: Current certification as a nursing assistant or enrolled in the SPH CNA training program and must obtain certification at the end of the training period. BLS certification required. SECURE Training required within 6 months of hire date, then annually updated.
Aptitudes: Exhibits judgment in organizing time and performing repetitive tasks. Ability to achieve cognitive, organization and emotional maturity to deal effectively with multiple stressors, deadlines, difficult situations and/or customers, within job duties. Possess interpersonal communication skills necessary for effective, non-judgmental and empathetic patient care and customer relations. Open to feedback and a changing environment, requiring flexibility in scheduling and department assignments. Takes ownership for work completed and instills confidence in themselves and their work contributions. Communicates in an effective, respectful and appropriate manner, contributing to the team environment. Ability to work collaboratively with the patient care team.
Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements
If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:
Criminal background check
Reference checks
Drug Screening

Keywords: St. Peter's Health, Great Falls , Certified Nursing Assistant - Float Pool, PRN, Healthcare , Helena, Montana

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