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Certified Nurse Assistant - 6th Floor Med/Surg - Full-Time 12 Ho
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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