The Certified Nursing Assistant is qualified to attend to the needs of the Patient area, performing duties as indicated by the responsibilities checked above under direct supervision of the unit charge person. The Certified Nursing Assistant is trained in the delivery of age appropriate care by hospital policy. Performs assigned tasks in accordance with the hospital's philosophy, values, standards, policies and procedures.
Assists Nursing in carrying out the Nursing Plan of Care.
Vital signs are completed and reported to nursing within 1 hour of scheduled time.
I/O's are collected and reported to nursing 30 minutes prior to end of shift.
All assigned baths are completed within the shift assigned.
Notifies nurse of any significant changes in patient condition within 5 minutes of identification.
Ambulates and assists patient with ADLs within assigned time frame.
Returns all equipment to SPD by end of shift.
Responds to call light within 5 -- 15 minutes.
Performs Clerical Duties related to Procedures, as it relates to a Patient Care Unit.
Checks food trays within 10 minutes of arrival to floor. (If appropriate for unit.)
Ensures that all charts are supplied with appropriate forms for documentation.
Relays messages to appropriate caregiver within 5-10 minutes of receiving message.
Prioritizes orders in the order entry system in a timely and accurate manner.
All reports are posted in a timely and accurate manner.
Ensures that diet/tube feeding changes are completed and credited every shift.
Supports both Nursing and Physical Medicine in providing Ortho Services.
Assist PT with returning patients to bed within 15 minutes of patient request.
Maintains competency in use of orthopedic equipment.