C.N.A - Float Pool - Full Time

Compensation

: $72,035.00 - $107,910.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Why ThedaCare?
A respectful and challenging work environment, supportive colleagues, vibrant communities, and the great feeling that comes with making a difference in other people's lives. These are just a few of the reasons to choose ThedaCare as the home for your career!

We are looking for team members who put our patients and families at the center of their work; who have an unrelenting passion for safety and quality; and who will contribute to a great working environment where everyone can do their best.

Job Description Summary :

Under the supervision of the LPN, RN, or nurse leader, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs patient-centered, evidence-based nursing care activities to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient. Through collaborative practice with all members of the care team, is responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high quality of care provided by ThedaCare. Contributes to the goals of the department by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate, safe care and demonstrated commitment to continuous growth and professional development.

Job Description:



KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Performs delegated patient care activities using evidence-based practice and specific competencies for the patient population served.

2. Assists in meeting the care needs of the patient in collaboration with the care team to ensure quality, cost-effective safe patient care practices.

3. Demonstrates clinical expertise in the provision of care in the clinical specialty assigned and performs all functions of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), which are age appropriate, developmentally sensitive, and culturally specific.

4. Respectfully addresses situations or decisions to ensure patient concerns and needs are met.

5. Identifies ways to improve the patient s experience of care, streamline care processes, and lower costs to improve patient, family, and team member satisfaction.

6. Identifies and escalates patient risk to prevent crises.

7. Demonstrates professional and therapeutic relationships with patients, families, team members, and providers.

8. Reinforces patient education to improve care outcomes and safe patient practices.

9. Performs and documents patient cares including personal hygiene, mobility, activities of daily living, and vital signs, and ensures the care environment promotes patient safety.

10. Provides care to patients including collecting body fluids for testing and cultures, administering medications if applicable, and providing patient care as defined within the nursing plan of care and/or physician orders, within the scope of the CNA role.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED

Valid State of Wisconsin CNA Certification

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR certification for healthcare providers

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds without assistance

Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties

Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform patient care procedures WORK

ENVIRONMENT:

Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instruments

Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock

Occasional high noise level in work environment

Standing and/or walking for extended periods of time

Transporting, transferring, positioning patients and/or equipment from one location to another; little likelihood for injury if proper body mechanics and procedures are followed

Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents

Occasional contact with aggressive and or combative patients

0.9 FTE - 36 hours/week or 72 in a pay period

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Scheduled FTE:

0.9

Location:

ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Appleton - Appleton,Wisconsin

Overtime Exempt:

No
Associated topics: assistant cna, board, clinical nurse, english, family, midwife, neighborcare, physician assistant, specialis, specialist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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