CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT

  • Owensboro, KY
  • OH REGIONAL HOSPITAL
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT
  • Part-time - Nights
  • Work Hours: 7pm - 7:30am
  • FTE: .6 (48 hrs/biweekly)
  • Req #: 13377
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Job Summary

Assists the nursing staff by performing assigned duties.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Greets and orients new patients to hospital environment and provides directions or instructions to patients and guests.
  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for review by a nurse.
  • Documents patient progress toward goals and ensures documentation is accurate, complete, specific, and timely.
  • Assists nursing staff to identify physical, psychosocial, age-specific, and cultural considerations of each patient.
  • Works with the nursing staff to provide personal care according to organizational standards and policies.
  • Reports abnormal findings.
  • May monitor tube system and handle medications in accordance with medication safe handling practice.
  • May update diet orders and verifies tray deliveries meet diet requirements.
  • May electronically transfer patients in and out of the unit including facilitation of direct admit process, completion of discharge in electronic medial record (EMR), assembling paper-lite chart, and assisting with patient bed placement.
  • May enter staff assignments into Responder 5 System and verify staff have logged in and out of the system to review assignments.
  • May arrange for patient transport services.
  • May enter work orders and obtain supplies from materials.
Qualifications
  • High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher preferred
  • No experience required
  • SRNA - Certified as State Registered Nurse Assistant in the state of Kentucky required upon hire AND
  • BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position
Skills and Attributes
  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Physical Demands
  • Standing: Frequently
  • Walking: Frequently
  • Sitting: Occasionally
  • Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently
  • Climbing: Occasionally
  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently
  • Kneeling: Occasionally
  • Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally
  • Reaching: Frequently
  • Talking: Frequently
  • Hearing: Frequently
  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely
  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
  • Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
  • Running: Occasionally
  • Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
  • Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently
Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

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