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Certified Nurse Assistant FT Day Westover Hills

Job Description

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. III.      KEY JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: A.       Assists with the admission, transfer and discharge of patients.  Completes pertinent documents. (E)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)

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.

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
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Group Term Life
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Job Requirements

    EDUCATION: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. B.        EXPERIENCE:1.    One year of patient care experience in an acute care hospital is required. 2.   Knowledge of the hospital environment is required. C.           LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:1.    Certified Nursing Assistant certification is required.2.  CPR certification is required. D.        EQUIPMENT/SKILLS:1.    Must have the physical and mental ability to perform the skills on the skillschecklist.   2.    Must have the ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions and maintain nursing records and charts.3.    Ability to interact professionally with patients and families.4.    Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skill. 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. F.         OTHER:Must successfully complete the pre-employment/post job offer health screening and the annual screening each year thereafter as an employee.

    Requisition Number: 3007481

    Job Snapshot

    Post Date 7/4/2014
    Location San Antonio, TX
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Health Care, Nurse
    Education High School
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 3007481
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