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Certified Nursing Assistant ER - Paradise Valley Hospital

Facility Paradise Valley Hospital
Location
US-CA-National City
ID
2021-83553
Category
Aide
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days

Overview

The CNA in the Emergency Department is an certified 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 an orientation to the ED gurney bay/room, call light system, and how to access the
  • Supervising RN or Charge Nurse, if needed.
  • Patient-Centered: Respectful of and responds to patients preferences, values and needs
  • Accountability & Customer Focused: Participates actively and positively affects the outcomes of customer service activities
  • Teamwork & Communication: Is a team player and communicates effectively at all levels
  • Privacy & Safety: Follow and abide by all privacy (HIPAA) regulations regarding patient information
  • Attitude & Respect: Being sensitive to customer/co-worker emotions, thoughts, and feelings by being culturally aware of their preferences and cultural norms in a courteous and professional manner.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

 

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.

5.    Current Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current.

 



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