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CNA 40 Hours 2-12's 2-8's

Company: South Shore Health
Location: Weymouth
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

If you are an existing employee of South Shore Health then please apply through the internal career site.Requisition Number:R-9860Facility:LOC0001 - 55 Fogg Road55 Fogg RoadWeymouth, MA 02190Department Name:SSH Cardiac Pratt 5Status: Full timeBudgeted Hours: 40Shift: Day (United States of America)The Nursing Assistant II assists in providing direct patient care throughout nursing areas, and is responsible for the safe transport of patients via wheelchair or stretcher, and other devices. The NA II performs basic care tasks as delegated by the RN, and is responsible for appropriate documentation of services. Provides the services of a Patient Observer (Sitter) for any patient on a patient care until who has been assessed to require constant observation in order to maximize his/her safety. The NA II needs to understand the patient's condition to ensure their care and safety. In addition to other tasks, the NA II performs phlebotomy (venipuncture, finger stick and heel stick) according to established procedure of South Shore Hospital. Must successfully perform 50-100 draws to be deemed competent by a designated phlebotomist trainer. Once deemed competent the NA II shall continue to perform phlebotomy duties on a consistent basis (typically on a daily basis), and successfully complete an annual competency assessment.1 - Patient Care - Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to provide direct/non-direct care to patients under the direct supervision of licensed personnel. a - Observes, obtains and reports patient data/status to assigned RN. b - Responds to peeks in acuity and emergent situations as directed by nursing staff.2 - Professional Development - Maintains current knowledge/certification. a - *Maintains BLS certification. b - Functions as a preceptor to new employees. c - Displays the ability to accept and respond appropriately to feedback and recommendations for change. d - Demonstrates professional working relationships with colleagues from all disciplines to promote a positive/encouraging workplace. e - Accountable for being informed about changes in hospital policy and procedure.3 - Safety/Quality - Fosters a "Culture of Safety" through personal ownership and commitment to a safe environment. a - * Verifies patient identification with 2 identifiers prior to the start of any procedure. b - *Understands individual role/responsibilities in the event of hospital codes and emergency preparedness. c - *Complies with the current CDC hand hygiene guidelines through proper handwashing. Adheres to universal precautions, makes appropriate use of personal protective equipment at all times and appropriately disposes of hazardous materials. Maintains awareness of MSDS sheets and how to access. d - Demonstrates awareness of each patient's fall risk and the appropriate use of safety devices and identified safety interventions. e - Conducts patient safety rounds utilizing principles of SBAR, follows chain of command to communicate any identified patient or staff safety risks. f - Demonstrates proper body mechanics for all functions and use of patient lifts as needed.4 - Technology - Utilizes technological solutions to work processes and practices. a - Utilizes software applications required by department and unit standards. b - Accountable to understand how to operate in downtime.5 - Compliance a - Works within legal, regulatory and ethical practice standards relevant to the position b - Complies with applicable policies and procedures. c - Safeguards the privacy and security of patient information. The employee complies with policies and procedures relating to SSH's privacy and security programs. d - Brings potential compliance issues to a manager, supervisor, director or VP. e - Complies with the mandatory education requirements of the compliance, privacy and security programs.6 - Patient and Family Centered Care a - Conveys respect for values, preferences, and expressed needs of the patient and family. b - Recognizes the patient, and family according to patient preferences, as important members of the health care team. c - Collaborates with the patient, and family according to patient preferences, in planning, implementing, and evaluating care d - Welcomes the presence and participation of family members at all times according to patient preferences, regardless of rounds, change of shift, or other events on unit.7 - Age & Culture a - Considers the individual needs of each person with whom they interact. b - Possesses age and cultural knowledge and awareness. c - Interacts with sensitivity in the delivery of care/services of diverse populations as needed. d - Effectively utilizes resources to provide care/services - such as, interpreter services and on-line sources.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Cont.)1 - Technology and Learning a - Participates in continued learning and possess a willingness and ability to learn and utilize new technology and procedures that continue to develop in their role and throughout the organization. b - Embraces technological advances that allow us to communicate information effectively and efficiently based on role.JOB REQUIREMENTSMinimum Education - PreferredHigh School Diploma/GED preferred.Minimum Work ExperiencePrevious Nursing Assistant or equivalent experience preferred.Required Classes/Skills -BLS - Basic Life SupportRequired additional Knowledge, and AbilitiesKnowledge of basic medical terminology.Basic computer knowledge.Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately.Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals.5a-5pm X2 and 7-3X2Responsibilities if Required:Education if Required: License/Registration/Certification Requirements:Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) (Including courses offered through SSH), Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) (Including courses offered through SSH)

Keywords: South Shore Health, Weymouth , CNA 40 Hours 2-12's 2-8's, Healthcare , Weymouth, Massachusetts

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