Company: Samaritan Health Services
Posted on: March 19, 2023
- JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
- Provides support to the patient through direct personal care
(ADLs) and obtaining and recording vital signs under the direction
of a Registered Nurse. Reports changes in patient condition
immediately to the RN.
- DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
- The Hospice teams at Samaritan Health Services support patients
and family members through the final stages of their illness. The
Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House in Albany is a 12 bed inpatient
facility that provides symptom management, respite care and room
and board. Services offered include skilled nursing care, pain and
other symptom management, medical social services, counseling,
spiritual support, hospice aides, trained hospice volunteers,
bereavement support and medication and equipment as
- High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
- Current, unencumbered Oregon CNA - Level 1 certification
- Healthcare Provider level BLS required.
- Experience and/or training in Microsoft Word, Outlook and
electronic medical records preferred.
- AGH Hospice Inpatient:
- Successful completion of Food Handler's course required within
30 days of hire.
- Must be able to pass Criminal Records Check upon hire and every
three (3) years thereafter.
- Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work
to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending
issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive
in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
- Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse
population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of
age-related differences in caring for and communicating with
patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs
and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards
persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
- Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills
to explain complex issues, exchange information between team
members, and tactfully discuss issues.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS
(1 - 10% of the time)
(11 - 33% of the time)
(34 - 66% of the time)
(67 - 100% of the time)
CLIMB - LADDER
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs
LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 - 40 Lbs
LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 40 - 60 Lbs
LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 20 - 40 Lbs
CARRY 1-handed, 40 - 60 pounds
CRAWL (hands & knees)
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs
LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs
CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds
CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds
KNEEL (on knees)
REACH - Upward
PUSH (0-20 pounds force)
PUSH (20-40 pounds force)
PULL (0-20 pounds force)
PULL (20-40 pounds force)
PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)
WALK - LEVEL SURFACE
WALK - INCLINE
CLIMB - STAIRS
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs
LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs
SQUAT Static (hold > 30 sec)
BEND FORWARD at waist
ROTATE TRUNK Sitting
ROTATE TRUNK Standing
ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY
REACH - Forward
MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists
CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Albany , CNA I, Healthcare , Albany, Oregon
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