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 visitorsCommittee and meeting participation may include Unit Staff Meetings; other participation as appropriate and required Star StandardsDemonstrates support of the Medical Center's mission, values and vision in all actions and interactions with employees, patients, medical staff, guests, and visitorsServiceWorks to make a positive impression on patients and their guests, other employees, medical staff, and visitorsProtects the privacy and dignity of our patientsShows concern by anticipating patient needs and adapting to their preferencesTeamworkWorks well with co-workers & other employees as a team memberContributes to the team concept and maintains positive working relationshipsRecognizes the dignity of each person and shows respect for one anotherWorks to resolve concerns and complaints promptly and effectivelyAccountability / AttitudeDemonstrates kindness through words and actionsMaintains a safe and clean hospital environmentMaintains a clean, neat and professional appearanceEmbraces the change process as an effective tool for personal, professional and organizational growthResponsivenessDemonstrates responsiveness to the needs of our patients and their guests, other employees, medical staff, and visitorsIncorporates rounding into daily practice, as assignedInforms patients and their guests, other employees, medical staff, and visitors about waits, delays and other possible inconveniencesCommunicates in a caring and appropriate way Nursing Care DeliveryProvides basic nursing care to patients within the Certified Nursing Assistant's scope of practice including actions that meet their psychosocial, age specific and physical needsDemonstrates knowledge of basic disease entitiesAssists and provides for all activities of daily livingCompletes documentation, which reflects current nursing standards, policies and proceduresAssists physicians, nurses, and other members of the healthcare team with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills within the CNA scope of practiceManages and operates unit equipment safely and correctlyAssists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the registered nurseDemonstrates knowledge of current patient safety goals and MVMC's policies and procedures supporting standards of care CommunicationsDemonstrates positive oral and written communication skillsCommunicates, in a timely manner, to supervising nurse any patient's needs, concerns, questions, data collection information or observed changes in patient's status and responsesCommunicates appropriately with patients, their guests, and visitorsCommunicates and collaborates with other health care team members to provide an interdisciplinary approach to patient's needs and ensure a positive environmentInteracts with a high level of professionalism, respect and dignityMaintains patient confidentiality Personal Development and LeadershipParticipates in the clinical development of self and others by assuming responsibility and accountability for assigned unit activitiesDemonstrates support for organizational goals for improving patient, staff, and physician satisfaction Participates in the department's continuous quality improvement activitiesHigh School Diploma/GED RequiredLicensed CNA in the State of ArizonaBCLS Certification requiredAbility to work effectively with computer based charting and other clinical software programsAdaptability to change, organizational skills Ability to read and communicate effectively in English Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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