Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant for Per Diem Day Shift to Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.
We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant who will support the Mission and Vision of Saint John's Health Center. This is achieved by assisting the Registered Nurse and Licensed Vocational Nurse in patient care tasks and other unit based activities within the Department assigned.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Comply with Health Center, department and unit standards, including but not limited to safety, infection control, quality management, confidentiality, mandatory classes and competencies
Assist in the care of patients requiring constant nursing observation
Continuously collect data on all patients including: Vital signs and Intake/Output and informing the RN/LVN of findings
Perform patient admission, transfer, and discharge activities
Perform continuous observation of patients and the patient care area
Seek assistance when needed
Implement care based on the unit and hospital standards
Identify and report changes or abnormal findings in patient status such as consciousness, pain, bleeding and vital signs.
Practice in a professional, collaborative, and proactive manner in all interactions with patients, visitors, physicians and staff
Demonstrate flexibility adjusting to changes in patient acuity and workload
Identify risk management issues and communicating potential problems to the appropriate personnel
Use available resources efficiently
Establish priorities in providing care
- Demonstrate understanding of overall Unit needs and using downtime to assist others
Required qualifications for this position include:
Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement
Current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate
Current BLS card
At least 1 year nurse assistant experience in an acute hospital setting
Capable of dealing effectively with multiple demands and events
Able to prioritize, organize and coordinate patient care under the direction/delegation of the RN/LVN
Assures appropriate follow-through with legal, ethical, risk management, and safety issues involving patient care delivery
Competent in use of basic Health Center equipment
- Competent in use of Patient Care Information System
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John's Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines. The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.