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Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Equiliem
Location: Shelby
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Certified Nursing Assistant performs and assists with a variety of basic patient care activities under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse.

*Obtain, monitor, record and report vital signs and patient's condition as needed.
*Prepare patients for physical exams, procedures and treatments.
*Assist nurses/physician with physical exams, procedures and treatments.
*Assist nurse with control and inventory of sharps, medical supplies and equipment as required by established policies.
*Assist nurse with preparing and maintaining a variety of reports and logs, to include filing, alphabetizing and labeling.
*Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly; utilize appropriate sanitation methods. *Assist medical personnel with retrieving/filing medical records.
*Maintain absolute security and confidentiality of all medical records.
*Assist with the inspection of the medical unit for items that could be used as contraband by inmates/residents; securely store supplies and equipment or ensure their safe disposal.
* Perform CPR, when needed.
*Facilitate, where applicable, NCCHC/ACA/JCAHO accreditation of the medical program by providing the required level of organizational efficiency and approved, appropriate medical services.
*Escort inmates/residents or coordinate the movement of inmates/residents to and from different areas for medical treatment.
*Reliably and repetitively identify inmates/residents by visual means.
*Engage in functions in confined areas that include such things as working rotating shifts and physically checking the doors, windows and other areas to verify they are secure.
*Be aware that verbal abuse may be present with the hostile views and opinions of inmates/residents and others encountered in an antagonistic environment.
Take appropriate action to prevent or diffuse potentially disruptive situations.
*Inspect unclothed inmates/residents with possible exposure to body fluids, wastes and possible encounter with deceased or contagious persons.
*Endeavor to comply with the requirements of applicable regulations, laws, rules, procedures, policies, standards and/or contract.
*Inspect the medical unit for items that could be used as contraband by inmate/residents; securely store or safely dispose of supplies and equipment.
*Establish and maintain effective working relations with others and handle difficult interpersonal contacts.
*Attend scheduled staff meetings, promote communications and the proper flow of relevant information in the medical unit.
*Add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
*Review, process and respond (via corporate counsel) to lawsuits; attend court hearings, when necessary. *Interpret an extensive variety of medical and technical instructions in the form of handwritten text, correspondence, policies, regulations, procedures, reports, directions for forms completion and other simple or complex documents.
*Communicate effectively and coherently to administration, staff, inmates/residents, visitors and the general public, particularly in situations requiring tact, diplomacy, understanding, fairness, firmness and good judgment.
*Operate a vehicle during both the day and night where driving conditions can include congested traffic and unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, rain, ice and snow.
*Remain alert at all times and react quickly, efficiently and calmly in emergency and other high stress situations.

Keywords: Equiliem, Billings , Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Shelby, Montana

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