Endoscopy PCT (CNA Required) - Full Time
Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: March 11, 2019
Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a registered nurse and/or physician. Provides for personal care, comfort and assists with safe, clean environment, maintains equipment and supplies. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, transferring patients and assisting patients with ambulation.
Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, weight and intake-output.
Obtains patient specimens; delivers specimens to the laboratory; retrieves x-ray films, etc.
Performs dressing changes and catheterizations using aseptic technique.
Assists the registered nurse and/or physician with sterile procedures; ensures sterile supplies are available.
Prepares patients for tests and surgery according to policies and procedures.
Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
Distributes water pitchers and other nourishments to patients.
Answers patient call lights, makes rounds to assigned patients.
Reports and when appropriate, records any changes observed in the condition or behavior of the patient.
Participates in patient care conferences.
Maintains a good working relationship with staff members and other departments of the facility.
Demonstrates the ability to write clear, concise notes, simple charting that reflects patient care given.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Adheres to the policies and procedures of the Department of Nursing and the facility.
Orders supplies as needed.
Orients new staff members to the patient care unit.
Performs other duties as assigned. Education/Experience Requirements:
High School graduate or equivalent.
Additional specialized training in nursing care.
Minimum of two years experience in a hospital setting.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification within three months of hire date.
May require certification as a Certified Nurse Technician (CNT) in the state of Montana. Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting. Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare" five years in a row.
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