CNA Patient Sitter – Full Time

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Description

As a member of the Wyoming Medical Center health care team, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Patient Sitter will provide quality service in a timely, courteous, and cost-effective manner. The CNA is devoted to providing patient care in a comfortable and safe environment. The CNA will assist patients with activities of daily living, provide basic nursing care to patients, and assist in maintenance of a safe and clean environment. The CNA is responsible and accountable for direct and indirect patient care and for completing delegated tasks following Universal Precautions.

Job Responsibilities Include:
• The employee shall comply with all safety and health standards, and all rules, regulations, and orders which are applicable to the individual’s own position, actions, and conduct.
• Performs duties and responsibilities within the scope of a Certified Nursing Assistant as defined by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing guidelines and Wyoming Medical Center policies and procedures.
• Performs duties as assigned by RN, charge nurse, coordinator, or manager in a timely manner and within scope of responsibilities.
• Demonstrates organizational and prioritizing skills in daily routines to ensure appropriate patient flow and accomplishment of tasks.
• Consistently practices patient safety, including falls prevention and pressure ulcer prevention.
• Demonstrates flexibility in work assignments with regard to volume-driven schedules.
• Appropriately utilizes chain of command.
• Sits or stands while visually observing a patient for continuous periods of time until relieved by assigned staff member.
• Reports any physical or behavioral changes promptly to staff nurse responsible for the care of the patient.
• Interacts verbally and/or with listening to patients in a therapeutic manner.
• Charts observations on a flow sheet.
• Alerts nursing staff to patient requests or observed care needs.
• Is aware of individual patient capabilities for self-harm, harm to others, or escape risks, and interacts to keep patient safe by appropriate measures.
• Is aware of all patient restrictions.
• Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
• Performs additional duties as required or delegated.

Qualifications

Education

Required

High School or better in High School Diploma.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Nursing Assistant

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