Company: CHRISTUS Health
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry Type: Healthcare - Health Services
Job Type: Health Care
Required Education: High School
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Become part of a team that serves as the backbone of our entire health care system. As such, you can be assured of enjoying a rewarding career. CHRISTUS Health is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for all patients. We are one of the most respected health care systems in the nation that also offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals interested in non-clinical roles. CHRISTUS Health is committed to supporting the development needs of CHRISTUS leaders and Associates in order to help them realize a greater degree of personal and professional achievement and satisfaction. CHRISTUS is committed to providing a total compensation package to fulfill your health, body, mind, and spiritual needs. We support our health ctare teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse/Licensed Nurse, this position will assist with routine and repetitive patient care activities on a nursing unit. This position also performs specific clerical, organizational and patient focused activities. The patient focused tasks will be supportive in nature.
A. Assists with the admission, transfer and discharge of patients. Completes pertinent documents. (E)
Whether your skills lie in patient care or administration and you prefer to work in not-for-profit health care, CHRISTUS Health facilities may have a career opportunity for you. CHRISTUS Health and our facilities are committed to being an equal opportunity employer as part of our on-going mission. It is the policy of CHRISTUS Health not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, orientation, disability, age or national origin.
B. Assures that all patient belongings accompany the patient to the new unit or home at time of discharge. (E)
C. Safely transports stable patients as required. (E)
D. Cleans, procures, and returns equipment and supplies.(E)
E. Run errands for the unit as required. (E)
F. Assist Licensed personnel in providing a safe and comfortable environment at all times; replenishes patient room with water, linen, towels, as appropriate. (E)
G. Perform unit specific patient care tasks in accordance with skills checklist and documents on the flowsheet. (i.e. vital signs, pain screen, I & O, weights, ADL’s.) (E)
H. Identify obvious changes in the patient’s condition and takes responsibility for reporting those changes promptly to the nurse in charge. (E)
I. Assist with the ordering and maintenance of stock items according to established inventory when needed. Keeps unit supplies in an organized and orderly fashion. (E)
J. Respond appropriately to emergencies. (E)
K. Communicate effectively with other team members during own and between shifts. (E)
L. Responds to phone calls and patient call lights. (E)
M. Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the age specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department. (E)
N. Appropriately adapts assigned patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, age specific and other developmental needs of each patient served. (E)
O. Demonstrates adherence to the CORE values of Santa Rosa Health Care. (E)
P. Performs other duties as assigned. (M)
CHRISTUS Health is committed to providing meaningful benefits for you and your family and to sharing with you the prosperity you help create. We support our health care teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
Medical Health Coverage
Prescription Drug Plan
Group Term Life
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
1. Must have a high school diploma or GED.
2. Must have completed a Nursing Assistant program and have the skills on the skills checklist.
Patient care experience in an acute care hospital is preferred. Knowledge of the hospital environment is required.
Certified Nursing assistant certification is required.
CPR certification is required.
1. Must have the physical and mental ability to perform the skills on the skill checklist.
2. Must have the ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions and to maintain nursing records and charts.
3. Ability to interact professionally with patients and families.
4. Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
E. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Works in a modern, smoke free, temperature controlled facility.
2. Must adapt to rapidly changing work load and frequent interruptions.
3. Ability to stand and walk 90% of working hours.
4. Requires physical stamina to lift and move patients.
5. May be exposed to body fluids and infectious disease.
6. May be floated to other units as needed.
Must successfully complete the pre-employment/post job offer health screening and the annual screening each year thereafter as an employee.
Requisition Number: 3003749
DIGNITY - Respect for
the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of
diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor
INTEGRITY - Honesty, justice, and consistency in
EXCELLENCE - High standards of service and
COMPASSION - Service in a spirit of empathy, love,
STEWARDSHIP - Wise and just use of talents and
in a collaborative manner.