Since it was established in 2000, Cache Valley Hospital has delivered high quality, cost effective care to people who live and work in Cache, Box Elder and Rich counties as well as southern Idaho and western Wyoming communities. The medical staff's patient centered approach to delivering evidence based care and utilizing advanced medical technology has ensured exceptional patient experiences and clinical outcomes. In 2013, this community hospital achieved the Health Insight Quality Award as well as five star rankings from Healthgrades for its statistically significantly better patient outcomes related to spinal fusions and total knee replacements.
The Certified Nursing Assistant works under the supervision of a nurse. The Certified Nursing Assistant performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Bathes, dresses/undresses patients, and assists with other personal hygiene needs
Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
Transports, positions, and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
Assists patients in ambulating.
Takes and records vital signs, weights, and I & O.
Performs non sterile dressing changes.
Passes and collects bed pans.
Changes bed linens.
Provides encouragement, support, and comfort to patients and family members.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program.
Certification as a Nurse Assistant (required)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
Working knowledge of medical terminology (preferred)
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