Certified Nursing Assistant Med Surg - Loan Forgiveness & $6,000 Sign-on Bonus - Full Time, Nights
Company: Alta Hospitals
Posted on: September 20, 2023
The Certified Nursing Assistant aids professional and technical
nursing personnel primarily by accomplishing a variety of duties
and procedures which are directly related to patient care. Primary
duties include taking and recording vital signs, assisting patients
with hygiene and elimination, ensuring the safety of the patient,
and maintaining a clean and safe unit environment. Assists with
stocking unit supplies, operating hospital equipment as directed,
performing routine clerical tasks, and assisting with other related
duties as assigned.
- Accurately measures and records patient weights and vital
signs. Recognizes and reports changes in the patient's condition,
takes appropriate action and accurately documents all activities as
required. Receives and accurately inventories and secures patient
belongings as appropriate
- Assists patient with hygiene, elimination, routine skin care,
comfort measures and other Activities of Daily Living (ADL), in
consideration of patient age, gender, culture and stated
preferences, maintaining patient privacy and respect at all times.
Assumes responsibility for maintaining a clean & safe environment.
Ensures Infection Control procedures and HIPAA compliance.
- Assists with patient care activities as directed by licensed
nurse, including specimen collection/transport, turning &
positioning, and patient transportation.
- Actively engages in caring behaviors, taking conscious
ownership for work and takes a proactive, deliberate, and
thoughtful actions regarding work activities. Demonstrates
appropriate use of independent judgement and decision
making.Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
required. Completion of an approved CNA program or equivalency
required.Minimum Experience: Certification as a Nurse Assistant
(CNA) in the state of CA required. AHA Basic Life Support required.
Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees
only) required.Req. Certification/Licensure: Demonstrated prior
patient care experience required. Understanding of basic medical
terminology required. Must be able to read, write and communicate
effectively in English. Must demonstrate customer service skills
appropriate to the job. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively
with patients and families preferred.
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