OrthoNebraska is adding a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to our Inpatient team!
The Inpatient team environment is fast paced and well organized in taking care of the needs of our orthopaedic community.
Our top priorities are focusing on patient safety as well as patient satisfaction.
Teamwork is paramount as we are dedicated to Always True in promoting trust, respect, understanding and engagement with all team members.
If this sounds like the type of team and environment you want to be a part of apply today!
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires all healthcare workers, as well as individuals who interact with healthcare workers in a work setting, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. At this time, fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. As a condition of employment, newly hired team members will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or apply for a medical or religious exemption.
FTE / Hours
0.9 / 36 Hours
Three (3) 12-Hour Shifts 6:45pm - 7:15am
- 1:6 patients typically
- Work with total joints (knees, hips, shoulders), spine patients, hand or foot surgeries, infections, jaw patients
- Fast moving pace as some patients are discharging same day. Most length of stays are less than 2 days.
- Frequent touchbases with patients and develop quick rapports as we get to know the patient as an individual.
- Early mobilization and reinforcing patient education vital to patient success.
- Patient care is a collaborative approach working closely with nurses and the Inpatient therapy team.
- Care for patients from teens through geriatrics
- Frequent vitals, charting, Incentive spirometry, ADLs, mobilize patients, blood sugars, repositioning, showering, I/Os, transporting
- High School Education or equivalent required.
- Approved Certified Nurse Assistant Course.
- Registered with State of Nebraska
- Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
- Prior Nurse Assistant experience preferred.
- Must be able to work from detailed verbal or written instructions and uses judgment for routine situations.
- Preferred one year customer service work required in a health care setting.
- Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred and the ability to demonstrate effective communication skills.
- This position is classified as Medium Work in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, requiring the exertion of up to 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and /or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
Essential Job Functions:
- Participates in Patient s immediate environment.
- Participates in patient s activities of daily living and provides clinical support within level of preparation.
- Provides orientation for new Certified Nursing Assistants as assigned/delegated
- General Clerical/Secretarial responsibilities.
- Sets high standards of performance for self and others
- Uses communication skills to achieve the desired outcomes and is perceived as satisfying and acceptable by those involved promoting teamwork.
- Supports quality and cost effective care.
- Promotes the team concept by demonstrating commitment and involvement among co-workers and other members of the health care team.
- Maintains professional appearance, behavior and work environment.
- Comply with safety activities, policies and procedures and regulatory requirements such as OSHA and The Joint Commission.
- Employee is responsible for all other duties as assigned for which competency has been demonstrated.