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Providence Certified Nursing Assistant - Step Down/Progressive Care Unit in Mission Hills, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Full time/Night Shift) to the Step Down/PCU Unit Department at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.

We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - 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:

  • 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. Obtain and document patient intake and output, vital signs including temperature

  • Respirations, 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

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Satisfactory completion of training for Nursing Assistants

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association. NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration date

  • CNA certificate

  • Sufficient clinical experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Acute care hospital experience

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.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

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.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 262825

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