Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Standby
Job Details
Main Office - Appleton, WI
Description

Orthopedic & Sports Institute has an opening for a CNA in the Ambulatory Surgery Center. The CNA is responsible for the care and safety of patients who come under his/her care. The CNA will assist in the care of Surgery Center patients as requested under the direct supervision of the professional staff. Performs ancillary duties in the Surgery Center that include but not limited to patient observation and discharge, and patient transportation. Assists in front office responsibilities including answering phones and medical filing. This is a standby position with hours likely being Monday - Thursday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm and Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. (Friday start time can be flexible).

Responsibilities:

  • Provides optimum assurance of a safe surgical environment
  • Checks preoperative and PACU areas, materials and equipment for appropriate patient care
  • Coordinates inventory with Clinical Coordinator to maintain high standards and quality in the materials used and stocking of inventory
  • Performs patient care activities in preoperative and PACU areas to include vital sign monitoring, provision of nourishment, discontinuing peripheral intravenous catheters, assisting patients with clothing, bathroom needs and general ambulation and removing IVs
  • Cleaning bays/carts after patient discharge

 

Qualifications and Skills:
  • High school graduate or equivalent and completion of CNA certificate program required
  • Previous experience in surgery center or physician’s office preferred
  • CPR certification required
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