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Certified Nurse Assistant - 6th Floor Med/Surg - Full-Time 12 Ho
GLENDALE CA 91222
Category: Education
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90671767

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Certified Nurse Assistant - 6th Floor Med/Surg - Full-Time 12 Ho
Certified Nurse Assistant - 6th Floor Med/Surg - Full-Time 12 Hour NightsApplyMedical SurgeryGlendale, California



Statement of Purpose:


Performs various patient care activities and non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patient.



Representative Functions or Duties:


- Carries out personal hygiene procedures for patients, such as: baths, oral hygiene, skin care, hair care, back rubs, foley care and decubitus preventive care.


- Serves meals; assists with feeding if necessary; determines amount of food and fluid intake. Measures fluid intake and output and records them on the proper forms.


- Is responsible for maintaining neatness and order in the patient's unit, including making the bed and necessary linen changes. Disposes of trash and linen properly.


- Takes temperatures, pulses, respirations, blood pressures, asks for pain level; records these accurately and legibly in the patient's chart.


- Assists the Nurse with admission, transfer, and discharge of patients.


- Assists patient with dressing and undressing.


- Performs skills/services according to accepted procedure. These may include collection of specimens, weighing patients, surgical preps and assisting with patient activities.


- Demonstrates ability to use equipment according to accepted procedure.


- Assists in placing and removing protective devices such as: bedside rails, poseys, and wrist restraints. - Explains procedures and treatments to the patient.


- Carries out patient and family requests or explains to them why they cannot be done.


- Assists with patient activities as ordered, i.e., ambulation and transportation.


- Answers patient's call lights and leaves call light within the patient's reach. - Assists in the care of deceased patients.


- Notifies the Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse of anything in the patient's condition that requires attention.


- Demonstrates knowledge of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric variations in treatment/procedure as evidenced by annual age specific competency assessment/evaluation. - Makes self available to listen to patient and family concerns.


- Addresses patient with appropriate title as agreed by patient and family.


- Appearance is in accordance with nursing policy. Wears complete uniform and photo identification badge.


- Maintains confidentiality regarding patient information.


- Cooperates with changes in policy, procedure, personnel, and environment.


- Accepts guidance and direction from supervisory personnel.


- Contributes to positive unit atmosphere as evidenced by a smile, eye contact, friendly demeanor, etc., as defined by guest relations policy.


- Completes patient rounds as required.


- Utilizes time effectively to complete assignments on time.


- Demonstrates flexibility in response to unexpected change in volume, emergencies, staffing, or scheduling.


- Recognizes own limitations and seeks help from appropriate sources when needed.


- Adhere to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.


- Adhere to the lines of authority and communication formulated by the organizational chart.


- Complete medical record as outlined in charting procedure.


- Participate in Quality Management studies and serves on CQI project teams as requested.


- Perform related duties as assigned.




REQ20059855 Posted Date: 06/04/2018

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