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Job: CNA / Med-Surg / FT

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Job Description

Certified Nurse Assistant Mountain Vista Medical Center
 
Position Summary:   
Provides direct and indirect basic nursing care within the Certified Nursing Assistant's scope of practice under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse
 
Relationships:
Likely interaction with Patients, patient's families, nurses, physicians, other clinical and non-clinical staff, and visitors
Committee and meeting participation may include Unit Staff Meetings; other participation as appropriate and required
 
Star Standards
Demonstrates support of the Medical Center's mission, values and vision in all actions and interactions with employees, patients, medical staff, guests, and visitors

Service
Works to make a positive impression on patients and their guests, other employees, medical staff, and visitors
Protects the privacy and dignity of our patients
Shows concern by anticipating patient needs and adapting to their preferences

Teamwork
Works well with co-workers & other employees as a team member
Contributes to the team concept and maintains positive working relationships
Recognizes the dignity of each person and shows respect for one another
Works to resolve concerns and complaints promptly and effectively

Accountability / Attitude
Demonstrates kindness through words and actions
Maintains a safe and clean hospital environment
Maintains a clean, neat and professional appearance
Embraces the change process as an effective tool for personal, professional and organizational growth

Responsiveness
Demonstrates responsiveness to the needs of our patients and their guests, other employees, medical staff, and visitors
Incorporates rounding into daily practice, as assigned
Informs patients and their guests, other employees, medical staff, and visitors about waits, delays and other possible inconveniences
Communicates in a caring and appropriate way
 
Nursing Care Delivery
Provides basic nursing care to patients within the Certified Nursing Assistant's scope of practice including actions that meet their psychosocial, age specific and physical needs
Demonstrates knowledge of basic disease entities
Assists and provides for all activities of daily living
Completes documentation, which reflects current nursing standards, policies and procedures
Assists physicians, nurses, and other members of the healthcare team with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills within the CNA scope of practice
Manages and operates unit equipment safely and correctly
Assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse
Demonstrates knowledge of current patient safety goals and MVMC's policies and procedures supporting standards of care
 
Communications
Demonstrates positive oral and written communication skills
Communicates, in a timely manner, to supervising nurse any patient's needs, concerns, questions, data collection information or observed changes in patient's status and responses
Communicates appropriately with patients, their guests, and visitors
Communicates and collaborates with other health care team members to provide an interdisciplinary approach to patient's needs and ensure a positive environment
Interacts with a high level of professionalism, respect and dignity
Maintains patient confidentiality
 
Personal Development and Leadership
Participates in the clinical development of self and others by assuming responsibility and accountability for assigned unit activities
Demonstrates support for organizational goals for improving patient, staff, and physician satisfaction  
Participates in the department's continuous quality improvement activities


Qualifications

- High School Diploma/GED Required
- Licensed CNA in the State of Arizona
- BLS Certification required
- Ability to work effectively with computer based charting and other clinical software programs
- Adaptability to change, organizational skills    
- Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled