Certified Nursing Assistant Medical Unit
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: May 7, 2022
Primary City/State:Casper, WyomingDepartment
Name:Med-Surg-HospWork Shift:Job Category:Clinical CareGreat
careers are built at Banner Health. There's more to health care
than doctors and nurses. We support all staff members as they find
the path that's right for them. Apply today, this could be the
perfect opportunity for you.
From towering, snow-capped mountain ranges to elevated prairies,
Wyoming is an outpost of rugged beauty, and home to some a variety
of wildlife. This state has a friendly, welcoming culture with a
Western flair that is evident from the luxury of Jackson Hole to
its historic small towns. From national parks and American Indian
powwows to five-star food, sumptuous spas and a lively craft beer
scene, Wyoming offers an invigorating view into authentic Western
life.The Medical Unit team is hiring both full and part time
Certified Nursing Assistants. As a Certified Nursing Assistant, you
will bring your experience and passion for health care to our fast
paced department! You will have the opportunity to build
relationships with the goal of making an impact on our patients at
such an important time in their lives. You will be an active and
engaged change agent; dedicated to the needs of our patients and
families. Steadfast to safe, kind, effective, efficient,
evidenced-based and high quality clinical care, outcome focused and
solution oriented.The Medical Unit is looking for new members to
work either day or night shift.Banner Wyoming Medical Center is
located in the heart of Casper Wyoming. As the state's largest
inpatient facility, Wyoming Medical Center is known and highly
regarded for its cardiac and stroke services. With 249 beds and a
level 2 trauma center, Wyoming Medical Center is proud to serve the
entire state of Wyoming.POSITION SUMMARY
This position provides routine patient care to promote patient
comfort and contribute to the overall patient plan of care. This
position is responsible for on-going patient data collection and
documentation in the medical record; provides a variety of unit
support functions which contribute to the overall efficient
operation of the nursing unit/department.
1. Provides assistance in activities of daily living and completes
necessary tasks to promote patient health, including assisting
patients with basic hygiene needs, maintaining an optimum level of
mobility and assisting patients with nutritional intake, as
2. Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs,
input/output and other delegated measurements in accordance with
unit/facility policy and standards of care. Documents objective
data and routine aspects of patient care. Assists in the
transportation of patient specimens.
3. Recognizes and reports abnormalities and/or changes in the
patient's health status and responses to treatment to a licensed
professional. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and
completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients
for which care is provided.
4. Performs procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a
licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies
and state scope of practice; procedures may include blood draws,
foley catheter removal, EKGs, and EKG monitoring. Provides
necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and
patients for unit specific procedures, under the direct supervision
of a licensed professional.
5. Maintains a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
6. May provide general support to the department, including
greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and
7. This position works under supervision and has responsibility for
assigned unit only. Incumbents work in a fast-paced, sometimes
stressful environment with a strong focus on customer service.
Interacts with staff at all levels throughout the facility, as well
as patients, families and physicians.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Current BLS certification is required. Current Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA) in state of practice is required for new hires and
transfers. In Tucson: Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in
state of practice is required for new hires. Existing Tucson
incumbents may not transfer out of their geographical market
without meeting the CNA requirement.
Requires skills and abilities typically attained with 1 year of
medical clerical experience; preferably in a hospital or physician
office setting, or prior experience in customer service. Must
possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective human
relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of medical
terminology and computer literacy and keyboarding skills is
required. Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as
effective human relations and communication skills. Working
knowledge of medical terminology and computer literacy and
keyboarding skills is required. Employees working at Banner
Behavioral Health Hospital, BTMC Behavioral, Banner Home
Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an
Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain
the card for the duration of their employment.
Depending on department assignment, receive a minimum passing score
of 85% on ECG or EEG test with accurate identification of all
lethal cardiac dysrhythmias and epileptiform activity is required.
Successful completion of either a unit approved basic
electrocardiogram interpretation course or electroencephalographic
interpretation course, or on the job training is also required.
In Arizona the Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) licensure is
preferred. Recent healthcare experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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