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Patient Team Support - Surgical Services

Company Name:
PeaceHealth
Req ID:
256
At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.
Department:
Operating Room (3000)
JOB SUMMARY
Continuously exemplifies the mission, values and customer service philosophy of PeaceHealth in job performance and in relationships to others. Assists the healthcare team in maintaining an efficient nursing unit through effective communication, organizational and nursing skills and professionalism. Provides patient care within the scope of a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A) as directed by the Registered Nurse.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Performs assigned tasks within the scope of a Certified Nursing Assistant and in accordance with PeaceHealth and general nursing policies and procedures.
2. Meets or exceeds customer needs as a patient advocate, exercises discretion in the management of patient information and assures strict patient confidentiality.
3. Reports significant changes in patient's status to the appropriate care team member.
4. Responsible for clerical duties on the unit, to include but not limited to:
' Accurate transcription of orders
' Coordinates patient admission, discharge and transfer
' Provides effective communication linkage between all care team members
5. Monitors, maintains and orders unit supplies.
6. Promotes the safety and security of the unit through:
' A working knowledge of fire, biohazard, electrical safety, infection control policies and disaster plan.
' Proper ergonomics
7. Promotes a safety-conscious work force and maintains good housekeeping practices.
8. Within the scope of a Nursing Assistant; demonstrates the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care appropriate to the age of patients served by demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
9. Communicates appropriately with the person served regardless of their age.
10. Performs other duties as required or assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:
. High school diploma or equivalent required.
. Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant program preferred.
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
. Previous Certified Nursing Assistant experience is preferred.
. Previous Unit Secretary or related experience is preferred.
. Working knowledge of computers is preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
. Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
. Current State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification preferred.
OTHER SKILLS:
. Good communication and organization skills are required.
. Flexibility, self-motivation and strong customer service skills are required.
Location:
Ketchikan, AK
Job Category:
Administrative
Shift:
Day
Shift Length:
8 Hours
FTE:
.5
Work Type:
Part Time
Salary range starts at:
$14.78
Required Certifications/Licensure:
Basic Life Support; Certified Nurse Assistant - Alaska
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
To learn more about PeaceHealth, please visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn .
Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK -- Administrative -- Part Time -- SURGICAL SVCS
Company Description:
As the premiere health care system in the Northwest, consistent with our mission and heritage, PeaceHealth is known for a healing culture that is patient-centered and family friendly. At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family. Join our team of caregivers who serve patients and their families to provide healing care for the mind, body and spirit.

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