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Nursing Assist

Facility Paradise Valley Hospital
Location
US-CA-National City
ID
2021-81980
Category
Aide
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Nights

Overview

The CNA in the Nursing Administration Department is an unlicensed assistive person who assists with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-critical patients and assists in maintenance of a safe environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.

Responsibilities

Performs various duties necessary to provide complete care within established standards, policies, procedures, and scope of the position.
Performs and records routine technical tasks such as vital signs, collection of specimens, intake/output, and mass.
Assists the licensed nurse with hourly rounds on assigned patients, as appropriate, to reinforce the 4P's (Pain, Potty, Positioning, Possessions); Demonstrates working knowledge of the fall prevention program.
Assists with providing comprehensive nursing care including but not limited to: positioning of patients, ambulation of patients, dietary needs, activities of daily living, e.g., feeding of patients, AM and PM care, admission, discharge and transfer of patients, care of patient belongings, and other patient care duties within scope of position.
Ensures each patient/family is provided a thorough orientation to the room, bed and call light system, the routines within the patient care unit, e.g., the times of meal service, visitor hours, physician/nurse rounds, etc., and how to access the Supervising RN or Charge Nurse if needed.
Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to supervising Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse.
Assists with patient teaching within the scope of knowledge as directed by the licensed nurse.

 

Qualifications

 


1. Current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate upon hire, required.
2. Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
3. Possesses knowledge of Medical Terminology.
4. Minimum six months previous experience in an acute care hospital or physician’s office preferred.


Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):

1. Current Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current per facility requirement.

 

 

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