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White River Medical Center (Health System) Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) or Patient Care Tech (PCT)- Safety Sensitive in Batesville, Arkansas

Job Summary: An assistant in patient care and unit duties, delivering direct care to patients and families. Performs purposeful rounding on patients, bedside shift report, and documents on white boards. During rounding addresses the patients pain, position, pick up and restroom if needed. Monitors all call lights, responds promptly and appropriately regardless of patient assignment. Assist patients with meals, bathing, activities of daily living, complete linen change, and any other patient care measures that might be required within scope of practice. Monitor temperature, intake and output, blood pressure, heart rate, pulse oximetry, respiratory rate, and accu-checks as ordered. This is just some of the basic job functions of a Patient Care Tech or Certified Nursing Assistant. Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalency. C.N.A. certification preferred. Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred. On the job training is acceptable, with the completion of WRMC Nursing Assistant Course required. Current BLS certification and current TB test, which we can provide the training and test. Physical Requirements: Standing, walking, and lifting will occur for the majority of the shift. Will be lifting, pulling, and pushing patients and equipment in cooperation with other staff or alone using proper body mechanics. Must be able to lift 20 pounds. Moving, lifting, or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to 50 pounds, as well as assist with weights of more than 100 pounds. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

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