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CNA - Psych Acute Adult

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center San Diego Per Diem
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Responsibilities

The Nursing Assistant in the Behavioral Health Unit is an unlicensed non-certified assistive person who assists with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-critical patients and assists in maintenance of a safe environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate upon hire, preferred

  • Current BLS (AHA) within 30 days of hire and maintain current

  • Possesses knowledge of Medical Terminology

  • Minimum six months previous experience in an acute care hospital or physicians office preferred

  • Current Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current.

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    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
     

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    Acute Care
    Certified Nursing Assistant
    Activities Of Daily Living (Ad Ls)
    Behavioral Health
    Basic Life Support
    Medical Terminology
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    Alvarado Hospital Medical Center's care and
    specialties services are nationally recognized by Healthgrades as being among
    the Top 5% in the Nation for Clinical Excellence and Patient Safety Excellence
    (2016), and among America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™, Spine
    Surgery™ and Critical Care™. We are pleased to be the only hospital in
    California to be among America's 100 Best for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery
    (2014-2017).For a complete list of national awards, click here.

    Alvarado Hospital is a 306-bed acute care
    hospital offering advanced, specialized healthcare services to the San Diego
    community and beyond. Our vision is to provide our community with a healthcare
    facility that blends outstanding medical care and leading-edge technology with
    the highly personalized service of a community hospital.
    Alvarado Hospital’s programs and services
    include the Advanced Spine & Joint Institute, the San Diego Rehabilitation
    Institute and the Alvarado Surgical Weight-Loss Program, including the new
    non-surgical belly balloon. The hospital has the first hospital-based Sexual
    Medicine Programs in the U.S. Other programs include ears, nose and throat;
    cardiac services; endoscopy; neuroscience; orthopedics; general surgical
    services; and vascular services, among others. We are currently building a
    brand-new emergency department, which will triple the size of our current ER.
    A staff of more than 600 registered nurses,
    technicians and support staff work alongside our more than 300 physicians
    providing our patients with quality healthcare in a compassionate and
    personalized environment.
    Serving San Diego since 1972, we are
    conveniently located adjacent to San Diego State University and are partners
    with the SDSU Aztec football and basketball teams
    .

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