14K is the Blood and Marrow Transplant/Hematologic Malignancies unit at OHSU. We perform over 160 allogeneic and autologous stem cell transplants annually. 14K is a 30-bed unit that serves adult patients diagnosed with hematological malignancies including leukemias, lymphomas, Multiple Myeloma, and Myelodysplastic Syndrome. These patients are typically receiving high-dose chemotherapy and biotherapy with or without stem cell transplantation. Patients are typically immunocompromised and may experience severe infections, graft versus host disease, and other severe side effects of chemotherapy. Additionally these patients are facing life-threatening illnesses and often have complex psychosocial needs. The patients on this unit are cared for by a multi-disciplinary team which includes attending physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners and physician's assistants, pharmacists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, a dietician, a social worker, and a case manager.
Assist with the admitting and discharge.
Obtain accurate vital signs and weight. Gather and secure patient valuables.
Complete all unit specific CNA documentation in the patients medical record related to: admissions, daily care, vital signs, weight, intake and output, discharge, etc..
Ambulate patients, provide aides as directed for safety and notifies nurse of additional needs.
Respond to call lights, assure that call light are within reach at all times. Seek assistance of the nurse or other health care personnel as needed.
Assist with or lifts/transfers patients and perform other position requirements safely.
Perform all duties necessary to assure delivery of prescribed diet and to meet all dietary needs.
Empty commodes, bedpans, urinals, foley catheters, colostomies, urotomy, and other drainage receptacles/containers as directed. Collect and test specimens as directed (urine, stool, other).
Assist the patient with or perform basic hygiene.
Assist with turning/positioning patients as indicated or directed. Assure good body alignment, comfort, range of motion (ROM), and support.
Assume responsibility for professional/job related development, knowledge of advances in technology, use of new equipment and appropriate application of hospital systems. Disinfect or discard equipment/supplies appropriately.
Provide and obtain shift reports with appropriate personnel when necessary or as directed.
Incorporate quality improvement practices into performance.
Incorporate the principles of OHSUs Mission Statement into performance.
Understand the teaching and research missions of OHSU Hospitals and Clinics.
Support patient and family centered care across the continuum through service coordination.
Perform staff member requirements as outlined in the Compliance Section of the Core Competencies.
Adhere to the OHSU Code of Conduct.
Perform requirements for Staff Members as outlined in Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in OHSU Hospitals and Clinics:
Carry out job responsibilities in an ethical, effective and professional manner.
Report potential compliance problems using the reporting processes as outlined in the Code of Conduct.
Model ethical and appropriate behavior, professional standards, compliance, and personal integrity.
Participate in training programs.
Understand and comply with the Code of Conduct, OHSU and departmental policies and procedures, applicable rules and regulations.
Screen for pain and comfort care needs and notify the appropriate health care team member, adhering to the OHSU policy for Pain Management.
High school diploma or GED
BLS certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA)
Code of Conduct
Respect In the Workplace
Applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Previous hospital experience
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm