Samaritan Health Services CNA-Unit Aide-Tech in Newport, Oregon

Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital * PCH Wound Ostomy

Newport, OR

Nursing/ Patient Care

1.0 (80 hrs/pp), Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Provides direct patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse within the CNA scope of practice. Performs clerical duties within the department or patient care team as assigned.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • Samaritan Wound Surgery & Ostomy Services treat acute or chronic wounds caused by diabetes, surgery, injury, poor blood flow or other problems. To provide patients with the best possible care, the wound and ostomy care clinics have skilled experts who can offer advanced wound care, as well as care and treatment of tubes and ostomies - a surgically created opening in the body to discharge bodily wastes. Services at our clinics include the removal of dead tissue, laboratory cultures, negative pressure therapy, and low intensity and frequency ultrasound.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Current unencumbered Oregon CNA Level 2 certification required.

  • Healthcare provider level BLS required.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Adaptability/Flexibility - Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients. Ability to effectively prioritize and perform CNA duties.

  • Confidentiality - Knowledge of State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information. Ability to comply with laws and maintain confidentiality of patient information.

  • Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice.

  • Service Orientation - Successfully apply knowledge of various resources/models of recovery to assist and care for others.

  • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.

  • Stress Tolerance and Self Control - Ability to maintain patience and composure, control emotions, set clear boundaries and moderate high stress, difficult situations.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

WALK - INCLINE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 – 60 Lbs

CARRY 2-handed, 40 - 60 pounds

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

KNEEL (on knees)

PUSH (40 - 60 pounds force)

PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

WALK – LEVEL SURFACE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 – 20 Lbs

CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

SQUAT Repetitive

BEND FORWARD at waist

PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force)

PUSH (20 - 40 pounds force)

PULL (0 - 20 pounds force)

PULL (20 - 40 pounds force)

SIT

STAND

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

Posted: 10/12/2018

Req #: 41915

Start Time: 0830 (8:30am)

Weekend Required: Occasional

Overtime Rule: 8+40

End Time: 1700 (5:00 pm)

Salary Range: $14.06 - $20.65