Community Healthcare System CNAA in Munster, Indiana


Job ID:17235

Category:Patient Care Service/Support

Facility:Community Hospital

Department:Neuroscience IMCU

Schedule:Part-time (Non-Benefit Eligible)


Hours:.6 8hr E/N, every other weekend and holiday

Bi-weekly Hrs:48

Job Details:High School Diploma or Equivalent Required Certified Nurse Assistant Administrative (Nurse Assistant plus Unit Secretary as needed)SCOPE OF CARE:The Neuroscience Intermediate Care Unit is a 22-bed multidisciplinary 24-hour unit located on the second floor of the hospital. Patients over the age of twelve may be admitted to this unit, but the average age is 65. The most common types of patients admitted to NSIMCU include patients with: cranial surgery transferring from the NSCCU or cranial surgery requiring neuro assessments every two to four hours, patients requiring neuro assessments every 2 hours, cardiac dysrhythmia management, seizure monitoring, stroke program patients, spinal patients, patients with lumbar drains, hemodynamically and neurologically stable patients from NSCCU.POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY: After the patient's plan of care has been determined by the team leader (RN), the Nursing Assistant performs various designated patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs, comfort and safety of the patient in accordance with Hospital Policy and Nursing Service Standards. Performs general clerical duties and patient centered activities in a hospital nursing unit. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High School graduation or equivalency. One year direct patient care experience with successful completion of competency exam, completion of one semester of clinicals in nursing program or completion of nursing assistant certification required. CPR certification recommended. Supplemental commercial school/college courses in typing, computer technology, and medical terminology are desirable. Completes annual skill validations as well as safety and infection control procedures. Completion of hospital's order entry training program required. Internal Posting Period: 10/17/16 - 10/23/16