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Nursing Assistant / Telemetry Tech (CNA) - Kenosha

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Provides basic patient care in the clinical setting under the daily direction and supervision of the registered nurse (RN), which includes telemetry monitoring. Performs delegated tasks in the patient care setting that support the environment of patient care.

  • Assists the RN with the daily care of patients including bathing, oral hygiene, repositioning, ambulation and feeding.
  • Measures and documents blood pressures, TPRs (temperature, pulse, respiration), I & O (intake and output), daily weights and other patient data as requested.
  • Ensures patient call light is in reach of patients at all times; answers call-light promptly.
  • Collects urine, stool, and sputum specimens as requested.
  • Prepares patient rooms for admission/discharge and assists with the patient admission/discharge process. Maintains and orders stock for nursing area, cleans equipment and work area.
  • Responsible for maintaining constant surveillance on the telemetry monitors and promptly notifying the registered nurse with any changes in the patients heart rhythm or interruption in the telemetry signal.
  • Runs telemetry strips for the registered nurse based on policy and procedure and records patient's heart rhythm hourly and as changes occur.
  • Provides daily inventory to maintain the correct number of transmitters and lead wires.
  • Handles confidential information on a regular basis, usually of a medical nature (diagnosis, etc.).
  • Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique and assistive devices.
    Scheduled Hours
    • 3 12-hour shifts per week with weekend and holiday rotation.
    • Nursing assistant hours are 0630-1900, tele tech hours are 0700-0730.Licenses & CertificationsNurse Aide in good standing as indicated with the State Registry in which the team member practices..DegreesAdvanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Nursing Assistant.Required Functional ExperienceNo experience requiredKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesSuccessful completion of telemetry education and competency completion within 6 - 12 weeks of hire. Must maintain competency thereafter.Excellent written and oral communications.Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Kenosha , Nursing Assistant / Telemetry Tech (CNA) - Kenosha, Healthcare , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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