Coordinates and provides care for patients in the surgical setting under direction of nursing staff, by performing the following duties, supporting the nursing philosophy. May include occasional weekends, holidays, or evening hours.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
AGE OF PATIENT POPULATION
Neonate to Geriatric
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Quality - Follows policies and procedures; Adapts to changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.
Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments; Abides by MHS confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
Partnering - Supports organization's goal and values; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Generates suggestions for improving work.
Cost - Conserves organization resources.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers information and reports as appropriate; Works well in group problem solving situations; Remains calm when dealing with emotional topics.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others; Consistently performs essential duties and responsibilities.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on resolving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Self-directed in daily work routine, remaining productive during work hours.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly; Utilizes appropriate equipment for partner/patient safety, such as lifts and gait belts.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time, ready to accept assignment.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to leadership direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING:
Completion of a C.N.A. program. Advanced C.N.A. program preferred
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
Nursing Assistant Certification in applicable state.
CPR certification within 90 days
Passing the Driver’s License Check and/or Credit Check (for those positions requiring)
Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or Illinois Health Care Workers Background Check
Must be able to follow written/oral instructions
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Occupational exposure is a Category A, which states that all employees in this specified job classification have occupational exposure.
Partner may access patient care information needed to perform their job duties.
WORK CONTACT GROUP
Patients, Families, Physicians, Health Care Team Members, the Community.
SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25-50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
LEVEL OF SUPV/SUPERVISESThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.