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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Inpatient Rehab - St. Mary -Full Time

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Raceland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! This job works collaboratively to maintain patient safety and provide for the delivery of basic patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. May provide constant observation of the patient and notifies nursing personnel of changes in behavior or status and when leaving the room, and intervenes as needed to maintain patient safety. Communicates effectively with co-workers, patients, family and visitors. Performs all functions delegated by the nurse staff and adheres to policies and procedures.EducationRequired - High school diploma or equivalent.Work ExperienceRequired - None.Preferred- Hospital and telemetry experience. CertificationsRequired - Current Louisiana Certification as a Nurses' Assistant (CNA).Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association to be obtained within 60 days from hire.Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications.Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.Excellent organizational skills.Excellent time management skills.Ability to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).Job DutiesAssists with plan of care as delegated by staff nurse within scope of practice.Maintains a clean and safe environment in the patient care area.Provides care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the ages of patients served in assigned areas.Communicates patient care needs effectively with patients, families, and other staff members, including multi-disciplinary teams.Completes documentation of patient related tasks.Maintains professional certifications and technical knowledge.Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.Performs other related duties as required.The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.Physical and Environmental DemandsThe physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environments through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website.Individuals who reside in and will work from the state of Colorado are not eligible for remote work position. Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.EEO is the Law links in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic.Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Keywords: Ochsner Health, New Orleans , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Inpatient Rehab - St. Mary -Full Time, Healthcare , Raceland, Louisiana

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