Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Under the supervision of the Licensed Nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) may give patient care within his/her scope of practice. He/She may perform selected nursing procedures, which may include:
- Provision of hygiene care and other activities of daily living;
- Measurement and recording of Vital Signs and Intake and Output;
- Assisting the Licensed Nurse with care procedures performed by the Licensed Nurse;
- Clerical duties at the nursing station as needed/directed by the Unit Charge Nurse;
- Ordering supplies;
- Assist in carrying out the Activities Plan of Care, as developed by the Activities Director for Swing Bed residents;
- Other duties as assigned by Unit Charge, Unit Manager or Chief Nursing Officer
Under supervision of the Licensed Nurse, the CNA provides a support function to the nurse by coordinating special tasks and assisting where needed. These activities further the mission of Glenn Medical Center, which is to provide high quality care to the people of Northern California.
Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS)
The Clinical Laboratory scientist performs a variety of laboratory tests, which may be complex and involve numerous steps and techniques. Tests may be performed in hematology, urinalysis, transfusion service, chemistry, coagulation, serology, and microbiology. Professional application of the principles, theories and techniques of laboratory science are used to produce reliable test results, which aid the physician in diagnosis and treatment. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will need to exercise professional judgment and perform in a professional manner. The Laboratory Scientists are accountable for accurate results employing proper use of Quality Control materials. They must recognize the interdependency of tests and the conditions that may affect the results. They are expected to correct their own errors. They must maintain and make small repairs and adjustments to a variety of complex instruments. They may be responsible for the work of others in the absence of a supervisor. They are required to continually update their knowledge. They must comply with all applicable law and regulation.
Emergency Department CNA/Monitor Tech
Under the direction of the E.D. Nurse Manager, and the R.N. on duty each shift, the E.D. Technician is responsible to: assist in the flow of the E.D., assist patients with activities of daily living and provide basic nursing care, ensure the E.D. is clean, orderly, and well stocked, and transport patients as directed by the E.D. R.N. on duty. Additional duties may include patient registration, and communication with other Glenn Medical staff members, Dispatch, EMS personnel, and other facilities within the CNA Scope of Practice.
Emergency Department Registered Nurse (RN)
The Registered Nurse is a licensed professional who provides direct and indirect patient care in the Glenn Medical Center Emergency Department. The Registered Nurse is responsible for accurate patient triage, performance and coordination of patient care, and performance of standard Emergency Nursing procedures. The R.N. is also responsible for supervision of the E.D. Technicians and any other Glenn Medical Center Nursing Staff who may be assisting in the E.D., including Licensed Vocational Nurses, Medical Surgical CNA’s, and other Glenn Medical Center R.N.’s. The E.D. R.N. is expected to utilize critical thinking skills to detect or prevent changes in patient condition, and to communicate in a timely, collaborative manner with the physician and other staff members in order to provide optimal patient care.