CNA I

  • Req #: 53013
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Albany, OR
  • AGH Hospice Inpatient
  • Per Diem - Varies
  • Start / End Time: Varies - Varies
  • Overtime Rule: 12+40
  • $15.51 - $22.77
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  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Provides support to the patient through direct personal care (ADLs) and obtaining and recording vital signs under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Reports changes in patient condition immediately to the RN.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Hospice teams at Samaritan Health Services support patients and family members through the final stages of their illness. The Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House in Albany is a 12 bed inpatient facility that provides symptom management, respite care and room and board. Services offered include skilled nursing care, pain and other symptom management, medical social services, counseling, spiritual support, hospice aides, trained hospice volunteers, bereavement support and medication and equipment as appropriate.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Current, unencumbered Oregon CNA – Level 1 certification required.
    • Healthcare Provider level BLS required.
    • Experience and/or training in Microsoft Word, Outlook and electronic medical records preferred.
    • AGH Hospice Inpatient:
      • Successful completion of Food Handler's course required within 30 days of hire.
      • Must be able to pass Criminal Records Check upon hire and every three (3) years thereafter.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
    • Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
    • Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      CLIMB – LADDER

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 40 – 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 20 - 40 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 40 - 60 pounds

      CRAWL (hands & knees)

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      KNEEL (on knees)

      REACH - Upward

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PUSH (20-40 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (20-40 pounds force)

      PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

      SIT

      STAND

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      WALK - INCLINE

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      SQUAT Repetitive

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

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