Mercy Medical Center Clinton Patient Care Associate(CNA) Clinical Support Team Full Time Nights in Nampa, Idaho

Department:

ID110_60510 Clinical Support Team

Expected Weekly Hours:

36

Shift:

Night Shift

Position Purpose:

GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE:

This position is responsible for providing centralized distribution and maintenance of department related patient care equipment and to assist the healthcare team in providing quality patient care.

Job Description Details:

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School graduate or GED.

  • Nursing student who has completed a least one clinical rotation or Certified Nursing Assistant Certification required.

  • Must possess current BLS certification.

  • Skills to work independently essential.

  • Ability to speak, read and write English effectively is essential.

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills in order to instruct patients and their families and communicate with hospital staff.

  • High degree of accuracy is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Meets medical center’s Guiding Behaviors including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations. It is essential that all employees are able to support the values of Saint Alphonsus Medical Center and Trinity. Each person is expected to interact effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, and staff, as well as demonstrate a commitment to service, hospital values, and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times. Which include: Respect, Social Justice, and Compassion, Care of the Poor and Underserved, Excellence.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients serviced within the unit.

  • Provide direct patient care in accordance with treatment plans, as directed by the RN.

  • Demonstrate utilization of proper infection control standards and practices.

  • Demonstrate utilization of proper body mechanics for self and patient.

  • Complete required documentation accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Communicate clearly and appropriately to the appropriate health care team member.

  • Comply with the organization’s standards of care and Idaho Nursing Practice Act.

  • Understands and actively supports the organizational and departmental Performance Improvement Initiatives.

  • Can verbalize employee’s overall responsibility and role in the Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Performance Improvement Program.

  • Can identify FOCUS as Saint Alphonsus Medical Center’s guide for Process Improvement.

  • Can submit evidence of participation in a Performance Improvement activity completed within the last 12 months. (Organizational, departmental, or individual.)

  • Provide patient and family education regarding transfer techniques to be utilized in the post-hospital setting.

  • Respond to requests in a timely manner and make rounds at designated stations on an on-going basis throughout assigned shift.

  • Maintain and enhance team service through team building with Nursing and other departments. Identify opportunities to improve quality and efficiency of services at all times.

  • Participate in all staff meetings.

  • Comply with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation, asbestos, and other hazardous substance.

  • Complete required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.