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Certified Nursing Assistant Oncology

Company: Mission Hospital
Location: Waynesville
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionLast year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a Certified Nursing Assistant with Mission Hospital you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!Some information about the Oncology unit:

  • This is a 44 bed specialty unit.
  • This unit specializes in the treatment of medical oncology and women's surgical oncology with telemetry.
  • The average patient stay is 4-5 days.
  • This unit is patient and family care centered.BenefitsMission Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
    • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
    • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
    • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
    • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
    • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
    • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
    • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
    • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
    • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
    • Colleague recognition program
    • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
    • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Mission Hospital family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Certified Nursing Assistant to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Certified Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician (PCT) delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the PCT assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the PCT's skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment. The PCT complies with all hospital policies/procedures and observes the State Board of Nursing rules for unlicensed personnel.What you will do in this role:
      • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse. -
      • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output, and calorie counts.
      • Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.
      • Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body mechanics.
      • Provides or assists with non-medicated support care, including non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection, application of heat or ice, and venous compression devices.
      • Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen.
      • Retrieves supplies from pharmacy, storage room, or tube systems and delivers as permitted by regulation and hospital policy.
      • Assists with patient preparation for surgery or other procedure.
      • Orients patients/families/caregivers to room and hospital routine.
      • Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
      • Performs hourly rounding and responds promptly to call lights and patient requests. Strives to anticipate patient needs and resolve them proactively.
      • Follows patient and employee safety/security policies and protocols, including hand hygiene, use of universal precautions, use of personal protective equipment, and adherence to isolation procedures.
      • Prepares and maintains clean, hazard-free patient rooms. Empties trash and removes soiled linens.
      • Assists with post-mortem care.
      • Assists in the setup, removal, and cleaning of equipment. Identifies malfunctioning equipment and initiates repairs.
      • Performs clerical work as needed, including assembling and maintain charts, filing, answering and transferring phones, and relaying messages. -What qualifications you will need:
        • Preferred Education: High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent
        • Required Experience: None
        • Preferred Experience: 1 + years of experience in an acute care setting
        • Required License: Current listing with Nurse Aide Registry as a Nurse Aide I
        • Required Certification: BLS Mission Hospital is located in Asheville, North Carolina. This is Mission Health's flagship hospital, licensed for 815 beds. Healthgrades named Mission Hospital as of one America's 50 Best Hospitals from 2020-2023. Mission Hospital is in the top 1% of hospitals in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year. Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade recognized Mission Hospital with an "A," nationally recognizing Mission Hospital's achievements in protecting patients and providing safer healthcare. Mission Hospital also earned the prestigious Magnet - Designation in November 2020. This is the highest international honor that distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous nursing excellence standards. We are the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care. We are the region's only Level II trauma center. Mission Hospital also includes Mission Children's Hospital. The region's only children's hospital - providing 30 pediatric sub-specialists. We're the busiest surgical hospital west of Raleigh, North Carolina. We are the second-busiest in the state. Mission Hospital provides the only open heart and interventional cardiology in the region. We are the only Cyberknife provider west of Raleigh.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Certified Nursing Assistant Oncology opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Mission Hospital, Asheville , Certified Nursing Assistant Oncology, Healthcare , Waynesville, North Carolina

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