Certified Nurse Assistant

Olympia Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $33,000 - $41,000 a year
1. Assists with providing comprehensive nursing care including the following: pre and post operative preparation, positioning of patients, ambulation of patients, dietary needs, including feeding of patients, AM and PM care, Admission, discharge and transfer of patients, care of patient belongings, and other patient care duties. 2. Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patients condition to Charge Nurse. 3. Assists with patient teaching within the scope of knowledge as directed by the licensed nurse. 4. Demonstrates the ability to accurately determine patients vital signs. Charts appropriate data within the scope of practice. 5. Utilizes hospital equipment and supplies appropriately. 6. Consistently uses two patient identifiers when performing any procedure on a patient. 7. Consistently ensures that all clinical alarms are not turned off or silenced without the RN knowledge. 8. Is in compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment ( i.e. gloves, masks, goggles ) and handwashing techniques 9. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. 10. Explains all treatment and procedures thoroughly to patient before they are performed. Involves patient in care and allows patient to have choice and control over situations and environment, as appropriate to condition and situation.

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Required Qualification: 1. Current and unrestricted Nursing Attendant Certification for the State of California required 2. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. 3. Knowledge of Medical Terminology. 4. Previous experience in an acute care hospital or physicians office. 5. Current BLS Certification required upon hire and maintained 6. CPI Certification must be presented upon hire or obtained within the first 30 days 7. Fire and safety card must be presented upon hire or obtained within the first 30 days

Experience: Minimum 1 Year

Job Family: Healthcare Support Occupations

Occupations: Nursing Assistants

Degree Required: None