Patient Care Technician CNA
Company: MercyOne West Des Moines
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: October 14, 2021
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the
alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health.
With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and
hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit
is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
assigned patient care and treatment as delegated by an RN or
or assists patients with activities including personal hygiene,
bathing, ambulation, transporting, range of motion exercises,
dressing/undressing, feeding, changing bandages, elimination needs,
and emptying drainage devices.
to patient calls and anticipates patient needs. Assures
patient safety and comfort through use of safe patient handling
techniques, regular rounding, environmental maintenance, equipment
maintenance, and other appropriate safety measures.
intake and output (excluding IVs). Measures vital signs.
Performs bedside blood glucose testing. Makes entries to patient
health records as consistent with scope of job duties and in
compliance with company policy.
or assists with emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary
resuscitation, protecting patient from injury).
- Sets up
equipment and supplies for procedures. Prepares patients and rooms
for procedures, admissions, and transfers. Discharges patients from
and reports information regarding any change in physical/mental
condition, behavior, or status of the patient to the
and labels specimens.
- Sets up,
operates, and maintains selected pieces of equipment.
of 75-hour, 120-hour or 150-hour Certified Nursing Assistant
program OR be listed as having passed CNA competency testing on the
Iowa Direct Care Worker registry.
- Graduate of an accredited RN or LPN
program, certification as
an EMT in the State of Iowa OR formally holding a medical
occupational specialty from the military may be substituted for
completion of CNA program and CNA Registry.
- Must be 16
years of age.
- Proof of
completion of Mandatory Reporter – Child and/or Dependent Adult
Abuse training within three (3) months of hire.
Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
certified within six (6) weeks of hire.
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