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Certified Nursing Assistant

Job Type

full time

About the Role

Summary Description:
Responsible for providing professional health care to clinic patients following established
standards and practices of care. Assists the health care team in coordinating patient
Supervision Received: Directly supervised by the Director of Nursing.
1. Escorts patients to an examination room or to the emergency room.
2. Obtains patient vital signs including blood pressure, temperature, pulse,
respiratory rate, weight, height, and pulse oximetry.
3. Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information.
Records test and examination results.
4. Observes, records and reports patient conditions, reactions to drugs, and
reactions to treatments to the primary health care physicians and / or
professional midlevel provider.
5. Assists primary health care providers with examinations and treatment
6. Assists patients in preparing for an examination and when necessary, assists with
disrobing, gowning, draping, and positioning.
7. Applies dressings as directed by the primary health care provider.
8. Removes casts, staples or sutures as certification allows and as directed by the
primary health care provider. Competencies must be completed prior to
performing task.
9. Instructs patients on home care as directed by the primary health care provider.
10. Performs ear lavage as directed by the primary health care provider.
11. Maintains a list of supplies to be ordered by the supply clerk.
12. Cleans and supplies examination rooms daily.
13. Screens non-patient visitors.
14. Cleans and sterilizes surgical instruments and treatment trays per protocol.
15. Assist in emergency room procedures as certifications allow.
16. Responds to or refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. At the
direction of the primary health care provider, instructs patient and family
regarding treatment instructions.
17. Maintains patient confidentiality.
18. May be required to take after-hour and weekend call as part of the on-call
medical team for the clinic. Training in the emergency room will be provided
prior to such an assignment.
The job holder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to job position.


1. Knowledge of professional regulations and practices to give and evaluate patient


2. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a

safe work environment.

3. Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports and responding to


4. Ability to work as a member of the “health care team.”


5. Ability to maintain quality control standards.

6. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

7. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

Working Conditions:

1. Subject to varying situations including ability to understand and respond

appropriately, effectively and sensitively to special population groups, including

those defined by race, ethnicity, language, age, sex, sexual orientation,

economic standing, etc.

2. Frequent contact with a variety of people including prisoners and people with

mental, emotional and physical disabilities.

3. Medical office, exam room, laboratory, radiology, emergency room and

professional practice settings. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases and

other conditions common to rural clinic environments.

4. May require travel between District sites.

Physical Demands:

Varied activities including moving, reaching, bending, and lifting. Requires full range of

body motion including handling, moving, positioning and transporting patients. Also

requires manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing

and moving for extensive periods of time. Occasionally moves items weighing up to 50

pounds without assistance. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

This position frequently requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.

Year-round highway travel between clinics and other facilities throughout the district is


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work

being performed by persons assigned to this job. This document is not intended to be

an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and working conditions for the persons so

classified. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may

change as needs evolve.

About the Company

All interested parties should contact Vicky Marshall, Director of Nursing, at (307)
367-4133 or Please include an application, CV,

and letter of interest. Applications can be found on the Sublette County Hospital
District website.
We pride ourselves in developing and retaining our team members and our team
prides itself in offering the best of care, close to home! Thank you for considering
this opportunity to join our team. We look forward to receiving your resume.

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