Samaritan Health Services CNA 2 in Albany, Oregon

Samaritan Albany General Hospital * AGH Hospice Inpatient

Albany, OR

Nursing/ Patient Care

Per Diem, Varies,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Contributes to the nursing care of patients by completing direct patient care duties under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

  • 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 required.

  • Current unencumbered Oregon CNA Level 2 certification required.

  • Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.

  • One (1) year experience in a hospital or long term care facility 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)

SQUATRepetitive

BEND FORWARD at waist

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

REACH -Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCHFingers

GRASPHand/Fist

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

Posted: 10/12/2018

Req #: 42570

Start Time: Varies

Weekend Required: Occasional

Overtime Rule: 12+36

End Time: Varies

Salary Range: $14.73 - $21.64