You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Ward Clerk - Certified Nurse Assistant on the Observation Unit.
Youâ™re ready to roll up your sleeves. Eager to ask questions. And willing to go above and beyond to ease a patientâ™s pain.
St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 286-bed level II trauma center has provided care in Montana and the surrounding area since 1898.
We are a 15 Bed Observation Unit with patients including chest pain, CHF, abdominal pain, COPD, cellulitis, stroke, ETOH, ect. We take several drips including Cardizem, Amiodarone, Heparin amongst others. We also take post-surgical short stay patients and cath lab patients.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll honor each otherâ™s dignity and surpass the standards we set. Weâ™ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
We use shared governance and many decisions are made bottom up.
As a Ward Clerk Certified Nurse Assistant with us, youâ™ll never know what to expect, but you will know how to:
Perform basic EKG interpretation and informs nurse of changes in patientâ™s rhythms or rates
Properly attach monitoring leads for continuous monitoring or for 12 Lead EKGs and measure/post rhythm strips per unit standard
Assemble charts for admissions, transfers and discharges
Respond to patient care needs by answering call lights, assisting patient with hygiene care and nourishment, obtaining vital signs, and communicating constructively, effectively and timely with members of the care team
Assists nurses and physicians within scope and competency
Demonstrate and adhere to the standards of infection prevention
Active participant in meeting patient experience goals
Coordinate bed assignments for admission, transferring and discharges with appropriate staff
Work under the direction of RNs
Mix of direct patient care and monitoring cardiac rhythms
Obtain vitals, blood sugars, EKGâ™s and assist with ADLâ™s
Self-schedule and take 1 to 2 call shifts per 6 weeks
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Successful completion of an accredited nursing assistant training program
Certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the state of practice
Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval)
High School Diploma or equivalent
At least one (1) year of experience in a healthcare setting
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Ward Clerk - CNA on our Observation Unit team, we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20005393
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.