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Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Canyonlands Healthcare
Location: Globe
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Basic Function: Under the direction of the Practice Manager, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) works with providers and other staff to provide quality primary health care services to CHC facilities.Essential Functions:1. Prepares examination rooms for use by turning on instruments, computer systems (as applicable), lights and ensures exam rooms are clean, tidy, and well stocked each morning. Closes down, tidies, and stocks rooms at the end of each day.2. Screens patient as per Canyonlands' current standard (includes, but is not limited to: taking vital signs, noting chief complaint, noting allergies, etc). Documents findings in medical record timely and accurately.3. Places patients in examination room.4. Assists the provider with routine examinations, special procedures or office surgery as deemed appropriate and able by the Clinical Support Director.5. Serves as a chaperone as necessary.6. Performs vision tests (near, distant, color including Ishihara), audiograms, EKG's, spirometry, oximetries and peak flows when determined qualified by the Clinical Support Director.7. Completes well-child PE forms including weight, length and head circumference and plots on the growth chart when determined to be able by the Clinical Support Director.8. Collects and appropriately labels specimens (i.e. stool, sputum and urine) and labels other specimens procured by a provider. Tests urine by using dipstick.9. Applies non-sterile bandages and dressings and immobilizing devices.10. Cleans and wraps instruments and autoclaves appropriately when determined to be able by the Clinical Support Director.11. Stocks examination rooms each morning and when necessary.12. Cleans exam rooms, including cupboards, counter tops and medical equipment.13. Complies with CHC Standards of Conduct, Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance.Secondary Functions:2/7/19 214. Ensures established Quality Improvement and infection control activities are performed according to policy. Participates in Quality Improvement activities as directed.15. Attends meetings, seminars, and conferences as appropriate to ensure skills and knowledge remain current.16. Serves on various CHC and community committees as required/requested.17. Uses PPE as appropriate.18. Understands role in Disaster Plan and that safety is a condition of employment.19. Follows CHC's policies and procedures.20. Other duties as assigned.NOTE: Certified Nursing Assistants are to not give medical phone advice or counseling to patients or perform any invasive procedures or administer any form of medications to patients. CNA's do not take or give medical orders over the phone. CNA's do not write prescription refills to be forwarded to the pharmacy or document refills in medical records. These duties are to be forwarded to the appropriately trained clinical support staff.. Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:1. Ability to perform each essential function duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.2. Completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant training program or Medical Assistant Certification.3. CPR certified (BLS).4. Ability to read, write and speak clearly understandable English.5. Good interpersonal and human relations skills are required. Must possess skills to empathize and care for a variety of patients, including low-income and diverse cultures and treat everyone (internal and external customers) with respect and dignity.6. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times in all situations and follow the laws and intent of the most current HIPAA laws and regulations and Canyonlands' security and privacy policies.7. Above average computer skills to operate and/or learn Agency's current EMR/EHR system.8. Ability to be physically active for long periods of time to ensure patient care and safety and have the ability to work well under pressure and present self in calm, caring, and professional manner.Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) plus years of directly related clinical experience.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish/Navajo) language skills.

Keywords: Canyonlands Healthcare, Gilbert , Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Globe, Arizona

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