Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance , CA.
$5,000 sign-on bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.
We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who will perform delegated routine and predictable patient care tasks/duties and works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). These duties may include, but are not limited to EKGs, vital signs, basic patient care and transportation. Respond appropriately to patients and families with knowledge of age-specific needs based on scope of service of unit/department where assigned.
In this position you will:
Check patient’s I.D. band daily for accuracy
Assist with patient admitting/transfer:
Set-up room, including monitor equipment, if ordered
Orient patient to environment and routine
Problem solve and serve patient needs
Care for/label/store patient personal property
Label room and equipment to identify by patient
Observe and report data collection to RN
Document in EMR (electronic Medical Record)
Assist during discharge:
Participate in discharge activities, as directed
Accompanie patient to transportation or transports
Provide direct patient care tasks/duties that have been delegated by the RN. Recognize and report problems immediately to the RN:
Take vital signs, weight, etc., as assigned
Perform pulse ox screening and records
Apply, changes, remove external catheters
Perform pre-surgical preps, as needed (i.e. shave)
Ambulate, repositions patient and performs range of motion (ROM)
Apply, changes patient restraints according to established policy
Apply K-pads, cold packs and hyper/hypothermic blankets
Empty Jackson-Pratts and Hemovacs
Apply anti-thromboembolytic hose, sequential compression devices and Plexipulse
Calculate fluid intake and output, calculate % meal eaten
Empty and change drainage containers, report and record contents
Perform specimen collection – NG, emesis, stool, and urine
Perform tray/supply set-up for a bedside procedure
Perform monitoring activities, reports, documents, (i.e., dynamap, pulse ox)
Provide post mortem care
Assist with tube feedings under the direct supervision of the RN, NOT INITIAL FEEDING
Assist in complex feeds
Assist in IV set-up (gather supplies, pump, etc.)
Incentive Spirometry follow-up and coaching
Assist with orthopedic equipment/applications, as directed
Perform tap water enemas and Harris flushes
Bath patient or assists
Provide back care, including massage
Provide oral hygiene and dental care
Provide hair care, including shampoo and brushing
Provide nail care on hands and feet
Provide Foley catheter care
Perform transportation of patients, lifting support, as assigned
Recognize emergency situations; promptly reacts; initiates or supports CPR; follow directions appropriately in emergency situations; reports observations
Other – if also performs the duties of a monitor tech or USA – please document performance in those roles
Responsible for timely, accurate and concise documentation in EMR:
Perform documentation and records: Vital signs, weight, container contents (drainage), hemocults, fluid intake and output, and % of food eaten, and all patient interventions
Utilize computer for documentation
Demonstrate working knowledge of Hospital Information Systems
Communicate patient information and changes to RN
Maintain confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information
Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth
Responsible for designated hours of continuing education to maintain current certification
Attend staff development activities of department
Participate in in-services and committees, as assigned
Attend department staff meetings
Participate in and can articulate department and hospital performance improvement projects
Practice financial responsibility and prudence
Use equipment and supplies in a prudent and effective manner
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Education sufficient for certification
California Nursing Assistant Certification
A current BLS Card from the American Heart Association for Health Care Providers or American Red Cross CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer
Able to perform basic arithmetic computations (add, subtract, multiply, divide)
Able to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated tasks
Able to accurately and efficiently complete assigned tasks
Able to organize and prioritize work to complete assignments in a timely manner
Must demonstrate an understanding of basic medical terminology and abbreviations
Able to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
One (1) year previous Certified Nursing Assistant experience in a hospital or post acute environment
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center,Torrance is proud to be recognized as a Magnet® Designated Hospital. We are the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.
As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.
Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.
At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.
About the Team
The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Southern California, Providence provides care throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County, High Desert and beyond.
Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care, and even our own Providence High School.
We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.
We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.
We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.
Requsition ID: 102957
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Schedule: Full time
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 7014 LCMT TCC HCP
Address: CA TORRANCE 20555 EARL STREET
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.