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CNA - Med/Surg

Paradise Valley Hospital National City Full-Time
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Overview

Paradise Valley Hospital is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays.

 

Paradise Valley is the only hospital in San Diego County to receive this recognition five years in a row (2014-2018). Paradise Valley is a member of Prime Healthcare, and Prime Healthcare has more Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients for three consecutive years (2016-2018) than any other health system in the country.

 

"We applaud the hospitals who have received the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. "Their dedication and commitment to providing safe care creates tangible results for patients."

 

The distinction places Paradise Valley among the top five percent of all acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

 

"We are extremely honored to receive this award," says Neerav Jadeja, Paradise Valley Hospital CEO. "All of our staff, both clinical and non-clinical, physicians, and leadership are devoted to providing the highest quality care for our community. Their hard work and dedication to our hospital helps ensure a safe environment for our patients."

Responsibilities

The Nurse Assistant in the Med Surg/Telemetry Department 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, required.

  • 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

  • Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):

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

  • 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)
    Basic Life Support
    Medical Terminology
    Registered Nurse Certified

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    In 1904, our founder, Ellen G. White, helped to purchase 54 acres of land with the purpose of beginning a healthcare institution, Paradise Valley Hospital.
    Paradise Valley Hospital is the South Bay’s oldest hospital. In fact, we are the second oldest hospital in all of San Diego County, and the largest employer in National City. For more than 100 years, Paradise Valley Hospital has served San Diego faithfully, proud of our heritage and providing numerous programs and services to meet the changing needs of our community.
    Today, our 291-bed, acute care hospital features the San Diego Spine & Joint Center, a highly credentialed acute rehabilitation center, our Paradise Health & Senior Center, a fully equipped and modern cardiac catheterization lab, and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient surgical services, and 24-hour emergency services,
    In addition to our healthcare services, we offer comprehensive behavioral health services on the hospital campus and Bayview campus in Chula Vista. Services include psychiatric continuum of care for adult patients, inpatient services, and intensive outpatient services.
    Paradise Valley Hospital’s dedication to whole person wellness through healthy living is evident in the variety of complimentary or low-cost health education classes offered through our Center for Health Promotion. Nutrition counseling, smoking cessation classes, weight and stress management classes, and health screenings are just a few of the many offerings via The Center. Even at the mature age of 100+ years, we are progressive in our approach to healthcare.
    Paradise Valley Hospital boasts a multi-cultural staff of more than 300 physicians representing a variety of specialties. Paradise Valley Hospital is part of Prime Healthcare Services, of which Dr. Prem Reddy serves as chairman of the board.
    For more information on Paradise Valley Hospital, call (619) 470-4282.
    The Thirsty Elephant is the amazing story of Ellen G. White’s land purchase in 1904, and the hospital’s subsequent establishment and growth. It was under the guidance of E. G. White, at the age of 77 years old, whose firm belief in the healing properties of nature guided her to this plot of land against all odds, which is now Paradise Valley Hospital. For a copy of The Thirsty Elephant, call Paradise Valley Hospital at (619) 470-4282.
    Bayview Behavioral Health Campus of Paradise Valley Hospital
    According to the National Institute of Mental Health, people with depression are four times more likely to have a heart attack than those without a history of depression.
    Located at Moss Street and Third Avenue in Chula Vista, Bayview Behavioral Health helps people from adolescence through their senior years learn the most effective ways to confront problems such as anger, grief, depression, anxiety and loss. We are distinguished by our crisis intervention services, chemical dependency programs and inpatient and outpatient services. Our free, confidential evaluations are offered 24 hours a day.
    For more information about Bayview, call (800) 585-2767 or (619) 426-6310 during normal business hours and call (619) 585-4620 after hours

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