Assists with the nursing care of patients. Provides comfort services and assistance with activities of daily living. Assists with the transport, preparation, and postoperative care of the surgical patient. Assists with clerical duties and assists ANM with projects. Responsible for cardiac monitor surveillance for the telemetry unit and other nursing units as assigned. Responsible for the reporting of any rhythm changes and potentially lethal rhythms to a Registered Nurse following the Telemetry Rhythm Notification Guidelines. Run rhythm strips every shift
a) Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. A copy of your highest academic diploma or transcript required upon hire.
b) Certifications: CNA Level 2 Acute Care certification required upon hire. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS preferred upon hire, and required within 90 days of hire. If not American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certified upon hire, must have current BLS certification through another provider (revised May 24, 2010).
c) Minimum 6 months experience in skilled nursing facility or hospital preferred.
d) Knowledge of EKG monitoring; required to pass basic EKG test within 90 days of hire
e) Excellent customer service skills.
f) Able to develop skills in use of computerized hospital information/ordering system.
g) Utilizes effective verbal communication skills.
h) Functions effectively in stressful situations.
i) Demonstrates skills in caring for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in a knowledgeable, skillful and consistent manner.
j) Personal appearance makes a good first impression.
k) Bilingual skills a plus.
At OHSU Tuality Healthcare, an Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner. Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community.
Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 6th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 7th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.