SSM Health Clinical Partner I in Saint Charles, Missouri
At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. Our CNA roles are called Clinical Partners because this is an integral role in our care team and we see it as a partnership. As a Clinical Partner, you’ve chosen a career where patients matter—a lot. Our mission and values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day.
As Clinical Partner, you will learn ways to adapt care and adjust to different treatment plans for patients’ evolving needs. As an advocate for each patient, you may comfort patients and their families, encourage patients to improve, and fulfill other roles as needed. The work can be demanding as well as emotionally rewarding.
In return, you can expect a work environment where:
Clinical Partners feel valued, respected and free to express themselves; each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose; teamwork and collaboration is encouraged, while management is supportive.
If the needs, wants, and goals of each patient matter to you… then we’d love to learn more! Please fill out your application today.
Join a network of Clinical Partners just as kind and powerful as you.
Receives patient care assignment from the registered nurse (RN) in charge. Initiates delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing nursing activities for specific patient age group served.
Collects and documents data for the admission assessment, reassessment and/or scheduling appointments or surgeries at specific times for patient population. May document and provide appropriate data to the RN and/or LPN for analysis and validation of patient’s response to care or treatment and when significant change occurs in the patient’s condition.
Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.
Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment. Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.
Assists with delegated clerical duties such as answering telephones, relaying messages, transcription of physician orders, preparing and organizing the patient's medical record.
In an inpatient environment, responsibilities may also include the following: answers patients’ calls for help, takes their vital signs, and monitors their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration. Assists with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds. Performs dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.
In an inpatient environment, prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated. Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.
In an outpatient environment, manages referrals for medical and surgical specialist appointments. Provides assistance in patient care to patients three years of age or older.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent and the completion of an approved CNA program
- One year experience
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