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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Job



Job Number: 73994058955

Location: Punta Gorda, FL

Date Posted: 11-11-2016

 

Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.  For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Nursing Assistant to join our team of healthcare professionals at Charlotte Correctional Institution, in Punta Gorda, FL.

We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the designated Wexford Health manager and clinical supervision from the Director of Nursing, Medical Director, RN’s, LPN’s and/or other WHS or FDOC personnel as appropriate, the Nursing Assistant will assist nursing staff in direct patient care activities as assigned, within the scope of training and assist with daily operations.  The Nursing Assistant may also function as Phlebotomist and/or Pill Room Technician.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assists inmates with activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing, bed making, shaving, dressing and other related tasks.
  2. Draws blood samples and performs routine laboratory tests for diabetes and tuberculosis.
  3. May be required to process labs – maintain laboratory log, file laboratory results in patients’ health records, enter laboratory results into the Offender-Based Information System (OBIS), and provide lab results to the provider for review
  4. Checks vital signs, EKG, height and weight as assigned; collects and maintains records of fluid intake and output; venipuncture; reports on the condition of inmates.
  5. Obtains specimens, separates the specimens into component fractions for testing, transports specimens to the laboratory, spins and packages tests for shipping.
  6. May be required to perform duties related to pill room tech.
  7. Follows established inflection control practices and emergency protocols.
  8. Assists inmates in wheel chairs, on stretchers and ambulating.
  9. Promotes and encourages patient hydration and elimination.
  10. Assists inmates with ambulation, turning and repositioning, and range of motion activities.
  11. Cleanse bedside units, workrooms and equipment; assists nursing staff with washing and sterilizing equipment.
  12. Prepares and maintains written reports and records as assigned.
  13. Assists with medications ordinarily self-administered when specifically ordered by a physician.
  14. Responds to call lights promptly and courteously.
  15. Receives formal and on the job training in the theory and techniques of direct care support.
  16. Receives close supervision; work is reviewed through inspections and observations.
  17. Conforms to Wexford Health Sources, Inc., and facility regulations as appropriate, to include, but not be limited to: Dress Code, Schedule/time sheet, Safety and security regulations, Procedure for PTO and education seminars.
  18. Maintains confidentiality of inmate records.
  19. Approaches change in a positive manner.
  20. Makes suggestions for improving work conditions to the HSA or Director of Nursing.
  21. Accepts constructive criticism in stressful situations.
  22. Upon receiving the necessary training and/or instruction, perform other duties as required or assigned.

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties in any area of the health care unit to include pill room tech and/or phlebotomist duties..

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Standard medical setting within a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with offenders/patients, correctional staff, and health care personnel.  Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.


 

TRAVEL: No travel required.

LICENSING: None required.

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED equivalent

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 0-2 years’ experience in a healthcare setting

EOE/M/F/D/V


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