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Specialist (CNA/Clercl) - Swain Med/Surg - PRN

Bryson City, North Carolina

Req ID 7463-11783 Post Date Jun. 14, 2024 CategoryNursing Support FacilitySwain Community Hospital
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Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Swain Community Hospital is a 48-bed, fully-accredited critical access hospital dedicated to quality, service, and compassion making us stand out as the place for visitors, seasonal residents, and lifelong community members to receive outstanding healthcare. The hospital, along with an outpatient physician practice, offers primary and inpatient care, as well as emergency, laboratory, imaging, rehabilitation, urology, cardiopulmonary, geriatric outpatient, pediatric and gastroenterology services, and a pain clinic.

Where We Are:
Welcome to the Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Bryson City is a peaceful, mountain town with so much to do and see but easily accessible to urban areas such as Asheville, Knoxville, and Atlanta within driving distance. From watersports to railroad excursions to hiking and horseback riding, the outdoor lover will always find something to do. If you’re a little more indoorsy, experience our unique shops and wonderful dining options.

Why Choose Us:
·    Nursing Ladder Program to build skills and earn bonuses
·    Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
·    Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
·    Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
·    Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
·    Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare
·    And much more…

POSITION SUMMARY:
The C.N.A., under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, provides direct and non-direct personal care to patients. Understands and reacts effectively to the unique needs of all patients. Works collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team to provide safe patient care.

In the “Specialist” status an employee must be proficient in the duties of Unit Secretary and meet qualifications required for a Certified Nursing Assistant. Performing Telemetry Tech duties in addition to meeting qualifications for Certified Nursing Assistant may also qualify individual for Specialist title. Training for the Telemetry and/or Unit Secretary duties will be provided on the job. 


QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High School graduate or GED preferred.
2. Current Listing as a Certified Nursing Assistant with the state of North Carolina Division of Facility Services with no substantiated findings of abuse, neglect or misappropriation of property in a facility that provides Nursing Care.
3. American Heart Association BLS Certification maintained.
4. If functioning in the Telemetry Tech role: Completion of a basic telemetry monitoring course and/or completion of competency training for basic arrhythmia interpretation may be required as determined by the department director and/or
5. If functioning in the Unit Secretary role: Completion of training in basic unit secretary tasks (i.e., transcription of physician order, computer data entry, etc.)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Ability to lift and move at least 50 pounds.
2. Ability to see colors, see at least 1 mm squares. 
3. Ability to hear within normal range.
4. Ability to reach overhead.
5. Ability to remain calm, continue to function effectively and develop priorities during stressful situations.
6. Ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal media.
7. Ability to move an operate equipment and carry supplies.
8. Ability to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time.

EEOC Statement:
Swain Community Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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