Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Almost Home Kids P

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report. LocationAlmost Home Kids - Naperville Job Description Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Almost Home Kids Naperville location 12 hr noc shifts only available. Part time (24 hours/week) The CNA (nursing assistant) works under the direction of a registered nurse (RN) to provide care for children/families with acute and chronic diseases/disorders found in the pediatric and adolescent populations into the young adult population. The nursing assistant actively supports the hospital's and the department's quality goals and service excellence principles. Min Quals: High school diploma or GED required. Certification as a CNA (nursing assistant) required Must be able to safely immobilize children, if necessary, and be able to move equipment and children; must respond quickly to child care situations; must effectively communicate with children/families, physicians, and child care staff; must meet professional image and communication standards. Bilingual ability is preferred. Basic life-support certification required. Job Duties Plans daily care and activities in collaboration with the RN. Takes vital signs, including temperature, heart rate, and respirations as directed by RN. Obtains weights and heights on children upon admission, once or twice weekly, and PRN. Documents weights, vital signs, and other delegated items on appropriate flow sheets. Communicates with the RN about any concerns. Provides comforting and compassion at all times. Makes routine physical observations of all children to determine their needs, and works with the RN on duty to prioritize their care. Provides daily skin, hair, and oral care; bathes or showers child daily and PRN; dresses child appropriately for weather and for the time of day or night. Checks and changes diapers every two hours and PRN; provides skin and perineal care with every diaper change and PRN; applies protective creams as directed by RN. Applies monitoring equipment as delegated by the RN. Maintains the equipment in a safe fashion. Rotates pulse oximetry probe a minimum of every two hours and PRN. Does not turn alarms or equipment off unless delegated by the RN. Cleans and maintains portable and bedside suction equipment. Cleans and maintains the child's environment of care, including beds, clothes, closets, drawers, extra supplies, toys, etc. Prepares food and either supervises or feeds the children that can eat by mouth or who may require assistance. Transports the children in wheelchairs, strollers, and wagons, and assists children using walkers. Transfers children to various seating devices or other orthopedic devices as delegated by the RN. Promotes safety by using two persons to transfer any child over 40 pounds or any child who may need additional assistance due to physical condition. Applies orthopedic devices such as ankle-foot orthosis, thoracolumbosacral orthosis, and various splints as delegated by the RN. Provides passive range-of-motion exercises or other ordered exercises as delegated by the RN. Promotes the developmental well-being of children by offering various experiences and various opportunities for engaging in different activities with volunteers and other staff. Engages with the children for socialization, play time, reading and movie time, outside time, etc. Responsible for other job-related duties as assigned. EducationHigh School Diploma/GED (Required) Benefit Statement For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes: Medical, dental and vision insurance Employer paid group term life and disability Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave 403(b) with a 5% employer match Various voluntary benefits: Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage Tuition assistance Student loan servicing and support Adoption benefits Backup Childcare and Eldercare Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities Discount purchasing program Lurie Children's and its affiliatesare equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity... For full info follow application link. EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability
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Job Posting: 11678889

Posted On: Feb 15, 2024

Updated On: Feb 24, 2024

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