Certified Nursing Assistant/Scope Washer GI Lab in Pleasant Prairie at Froedtert South

Date Posted: 9/21/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Schedule
    Full-time
  • Shift
    Days
  • Hours
    80
  • Facility/Name
    Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital

Job Description

  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • Scope Washer:Decontaminates and disinfects scopes, cleans rooms, facilitates turnovers, checks outdates and maintains adequate supplies for the delivery of medical care to out patients in the Digestive Disease unit.
    • CNA: Under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs tasks for patients’ Activities of Daily Living to promote comfort and safety, assists RN with the collection of patient data and performs selected procedures. Complies with established standards and procedures.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • Scope Washer:High School plus specialized training (6 mons-2 yrs)
    • CNA: High School or Equivalent (GED)
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • Entry Level
  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • Scope Washer:
      • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire
    • CNA:
      • Certification as a Nursing Assistant.
      • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • Scope Washer:
      • Ability to perform, work with equipment and machines according to diversified procedures and precedents;
      • Ability to read, write, hear, speak and comprehend the English language;
      • Ability to follow documented procedures and written and oral instructions with accuracy;
      • Ability to assemble items. Manual dexterity and good eye-hand coordination skills for working with small items.
    • CNA:
      • N/A
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Scope Washer:
      • Performs the decontamination of contaminated patients care equipment and procedural instrumentation.
      • Check and replaces out date equipment.
      • Performs quality assurance monitoring of the department decontamination and sterilization process.
      • Performs soiled collection of reusable medical and surgical equipment.
      • Maintains supplies and inventories utilized in high-level disinfection.
      • Assists in the staff development and training of newly hired Scope Washers.
    • CNA:
      • Demonstrates competency with specific clinical skills and techniques that are listed in the department/unit skills list.
      • Performs tasks for patients’ Activities of Daily Living (ADL) to promote patient comfort and safety.
      • Assists the RN with collection of patient data such as but not limited to the following examples: Vital Signs, Patient weights, Intake & Output, Blood glucose/ urine multi-stix and Pulse Oximetry.
      • Promptly and courteously responds to any patient call light.
      • Consistently conducts regular rounds and observes patient activity.
      • Performs routine patient treatment/procedures.
      • Documents patient care tasks performed and communicates effectively to RN on delegated tasks, such as but not limited to: patient data collection, treatments and procedures, and ADL’s.
      • Promptly and clearly observes and communicates to the RN changes in the patient’s condition.
      • Patient rooms and department work areas are organized and maintained in a neat, clean and well-supplied manner.
      • Assists the patients by orienting them to the hospital routine in a sincere and helpful manner.
      • Recognizes the occurrence of life-threatening situations and emergencies and takes the appropriate actions in a timely manner. #cb

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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