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Nursing Assistant - CCU in Findlay, OH at Blanchard Valley Health System

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employment Status:
    BVH - CCU
  • Location:
    Findlay, OH
  • Shift
  • Date Posted:
    11/18/2018
  • Requisition ID:
    5594

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

The primary purpose of this position is to support the licensed staff by giving indirect patient care and performing nursing functions.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Duty 1: Demonstrate knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on assigned unit/department to facilitate the identification and reporting of changes in patient condition or behavior.

Duty 2: Assist with patient care and room preparation as directed by nursing staff or designee to address patient needs and safety.

Duty 3: Orders and restocks patient care supplies as needed to provide adequate stock to meet daily patient care needs.

Duty 4: Complies with organizational policies, procedures, and practices to ensure quality job performance and hospital compliance.

Duty 5: Maintains all department and unit specific competencies for the provision of patient care.

Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Current BLS CPR certification or willingness to obtain upon hire
  • Experience in a healthcare, patient care setting, or certified STNA, or a current student enrolled in a healthcare major
  • Positive service oriented communication skills
  • Strong collaboration and organizational skills
  • Expert using technology, strong typing and computer skills
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department.  The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan.  Possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures.
  • Current Notary Public or willing to obtain Notary Public certification (Maternity/OB positions only)

Preferred

  • Medical terminology/medical training experience
  • Secretary, receptionist, registration and/or customer service experience
  • Surgical experience (Maternity/OB positions only)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent activities in walking, sitting, lifting, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and standing. The associate will be required to lift 50 pounds or more. This position requires individuals to lift work above the Shoulder. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks. 

This position is classified “at risk” for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc).

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