Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Step Down Unit in Mission Hills, California
Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Full time/Day shift) in Step Down Unit to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.
We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Step Down Unit who will provide basic nursing care to patients, under direct supervision of RN; assists RN in observation and care of patients in assigned area(s). Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participates in related continuing education.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards
Provide appropriate, direct patient care in assigned area(s) including hygiene, positioning, nourishment and transportation assistance
Perform basic nursing procedures application of: heat and cold treatments, simple dressings, elastic stockings, restraints and ointments and sprays as directed by RN; administration of enemas, perineal care, post mortem care; collection of specimens. Obtains and documents patient intake and output, vital signs including temperature
Respiration, pulse and blood pressure and weight
Prioritize work and provides prompt and efficient service
Maintain patient records and charts to ensure an accurate record of the patient's care and treatment
Maintain a safe working environment
Maintain confidentiality of all patient and unit care data
Participate in educational programs, in-services and meetings as required
Required qualifications for this position include:
MOAB I/II within thirty (30) to one hundred fifty (150) days of hire for employees in Emergency Dept
Satisfactory completion of training for Nursing Assistants
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association
If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration date
Certified California Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificate
Sufficient clinical experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Previous CNA experience in a hospital setting
About the hospital you will serve. Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Location: California-Mission Hills
Req ID: 255625