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CNA - Step Down Intemediate Care

We Are Hiring

Title:  Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

City, State:  Brookfield, WI

Location:  Ascension Elmbrook Hospital

Department: Stepdown Intermediate Care Progressive Surgical

Additional Job Details:  .9 FTE / Days. Hours: 7AM-7PM; 3 12 hours shifts.  Every other weekend. 1/2 of holidays

The 5th Floor is a 36 bed Intermediate Care unit. The staff provides excellent care and service that includes comprehensive assessments, pain management/symptom control, medication administration, discharge planning, patient and family education, psychosocial/spiritual support.

Intermediate Care includes the care of these types of patients:

  • Cardiothoracic Care includes:
    • Post Cardiac Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Catherization and Electrophysiology Lab procedures
    • IV Drugs may include: Cardizem, Amiodarone, Nitroglycerine, Dobutamine, Ativan (Hospice Patients), Fentanyl (for Pain control), AngioMax, Insulin, Lasix, Heparin, Integrillin, Reopro drips.
    • Arterial and Venous Pacing
    • LifeVest patients awaiting Pacer/Defibrillators
  • Cancer Care includes: Chemotherapy, Cryotherapy, Microwave Embolization
  • Stroke and TIA patients: We are Joint Commission Primary Stroke site
  • Elder Care:  With a NICHE focus
  • Palliative Care & Hospice

What you will do:

  • Assists with patient care activity.
  • Assists with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Assists patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.
  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
  • Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.
  • Ensures accurate and complete documentation.

The staff starts each shift with a change of Shift Huddle, then Bedside Report followed by Hourly Rounds. These best practices help to ensure high quality and patient satisfaction. The Nursing staff work with multidisciplinary team which includes: Hospitalists, Case Managers, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Cardiac Rehab Nurses, OT,  PT, Speech Therapy, Chaplains and the Palliative Care team. This team works together to meet patient’s needs through Multidisciplinary Rounds each week day. 

Why Join Ascension?

About Us:  Ascension - Elmbrook Memorial Campus, founded in 1969, is a full-service, acute care hospital conveniently located on a picturesque hillside in Brookfield, Wisconsin. One of the top hospitals in Waukesha County, Elmbrook Memorial Campus is a national award-winning leader in patient satisfaction, clinical excellence and quality care.

Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Elmbrook, you will have the opportunity to assist with patient care activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Accommodates patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.
  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
  • Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Nurse Aide credentialed from the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. CNA certification on the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry with eligibility to work within a hospital setting.

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma, GED or active CNA certification required

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

M/F/Disabled/Vet

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

Job ID: 372139
Category: Nursing Support
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Brookfield, WI

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