CNA Certified Nurse Assistant PORTSMOUTH
- Portsmouth, Florida
CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT - COVERAGE
SITE OF SERVICE:
- Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA (NMCP) and its associated Branch Health/Medical Clinic (BHC)
- HCWs shall receive notification 48 hours prior to reassignment with a forty (40) mile commuting radius of their assignment MTF.
- Degree: Certificate.
- Education: Completion of a certified nursing assistant program.
- Certification: Possess and maintain certification as a certification as a certified nursing assistant.
- Experience: Possess a minimum of one (1) year experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant within the last three (3) years.
- BLS Basic Life Saver through the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
- U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.
- English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
- HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.
- Obtain patient's medical record following appropriate procedures.
- Assist the provider as needed during exams.
- Transport patients to other clinical areas as needed.
- Check each chart for the provider's signature, stamp, and each patient's diagnosis prior to returning the chart to Health Records.
- Obtain lab and x-ray results.
- Participate in inventory procedures as directed.
- Perform various administrative functions as directed, such as answering telephones and transcribing accurate messages, assisting with patient check-in, assisting with scheduling appointments, properly filing documents including lab chits, consultations, and treatment forms.
- Ensure that any broken or unsafe equipment is removed from the clinic in a timely manner and notify appropriate personnel.
- Assist with patient flow and give direct patient care as directed.
- Operate the following medical equipment, as directed, such as Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor, Hand Held Nebulizer, EKG Machine (12 lead), Electronic Thermometer, IV infusion pump (setup only), Typanometer.
- Contact patients regarding appointments, exam/test results or as directed by provider.
- Contractor personnel shall perform a full range of duties consistent with their labor category, education, training, experience, clinical privileges (as applicable), and assigned position. General duties that apply to all personnel or across certain labor categories are given below. Duties that apply to all contractor personnel are as follows:
- Maintain a level of productivity comparable with that of other individuals performing similar services.
- Participate in peer review and performance improvement activities.
- Practice aseptic techniques as necessary. Comply with infection control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and disposal of infectious wastes, and the use of universal precautions to prevent the spread of infection.
- Function with an awareness and application of safety procedures.
- Perform efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events. Anticipate potential problems/emergencies and make appropriate interventions. Notify supervisor, director, or other designated person regarding problems that the HCW is unable to manage.
- Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
- Participate in the implementation of the Family Advocacy Program as directed. Participation shall include, but not be limited to, appropriate medical examination, documentation, and reporting.
- Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the MTF.
- Maintain an awareness of responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
- Participate in continuing education to meet own professional growth.
- Attend and/or comply with all annual training classes required by the Command, to include but not limited to online annual training provided by the MTF: disaster training, infection control, Sexual Harassment, Bloodborne Pathogens, Fire and Safety, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE), and all other required training.
- Actively participate in the command’s Performance Improvement Program. Participate in meetings to review and evaluate the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems exist.
- Participate in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Provide training and/or direction as applicable to supporting government employees (e.g., hospital corpsmen, students, etc.).
- Attend and participate in various meetings as directed.
- Perform timely, accurate, and concise documentation of patient care.
- Operate and manipulate automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA, ADS, Essentris, and Clinical Information System (CIS), participate in clinical staff Performance Improvement (PI) and Risk Management (RM) functions, as prescribed by the Commander. Maintain DOD email account as directed. The HCW shall be responsive to all email and voicemail communications.
- Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care, and clinic activities.
- Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with clinic directives, and prepare such records and reports as may be required. All records and reports must be legible. Abbreviations must be only those listed in local instructions.
- Prepare examination rooms prior to patient's arrival.
- Assist with patient check-ins, admissions, discharges, and transfers as directed.
- Check patient's vital signs, to include temperature, respiration, pulse, weight and blood pressure.
- Obtain and document patient's current medical history, drug history, chief complaints, allergies and vital signs on the correct form.
- Perform diagnostic procedures when ordered.
- Maintain examination room stock levels and perform routine maintenance of examination rooms.
- Complete lab and x-ray requisitions in accordance with clinic policies.
- Enter demographic data into the computer upon patient check-in; enter diagnosis and departing time when patient is released.
- Services shall be provided Monday through Friday between 0700 and 1800 for eighty (80) hours per week.
- The clinic is open on the following Federal Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday, President's Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day.
- Services shall not be required on federal holidays when the clinic is open.
- Schedules for required shifts shall be provided to the Contractor twelve (12) weeks in advance. Schedules for all personnel shall be submitted to the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) eight (8) weeks in advance. Schedules are due on the first weekday (Monday through Friday) of the eight (8) weeks prior to services being needed, with the exception of the initial task order. Any changes to the personnel roster shall be submitted to the COR seventy-two (72) hours in advance of the required change. The Government recognizes the unforeseen need for scheduling changes for events such as illness or injury. The required seventy-two (72) hour advance notification for roster changes may be waived by the Government for such occasions on a case-by-case basis.
Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
Monday, July 18, 2022