Certified Nurse Assistant PD Nights in Los Angeles, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 10/4/2022

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Job Description

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Job Summary:

Performs under the supervision of a licensed nurse, provides individually assigned patient care activities based upon established patient care policies and procedures. Participates in patient care as an active member of the health care delivery team. Specific areas of responsibility include monitoring of patient vital signs, providing patient hygiene and comfort measures, assisting with medical procedures and fulfilling nutritional needs. Reports to Licensed Nurse, Charge RN, Nursing Director.

Essential Job Duties:  

  • Demonstrates proficiency in providing safe, effective patient care including but not limited to: o ADL’s o Mobility o Safety Concerns 
  • Able to accurately document pertinent patient information including but not limited to: o Vital Signs o Intake and Output o Height / Weight o Other care observations 
  • Demonstrates ability to correctly operate equipment and maintain a safe environment 
  • Provides patient care in accordance with hospitals policies and procedures, regulatory standards and fulfills other job duties as requested within their scope
  • Serves as a role model for the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization and fulfills other job duties as requested within Scope of Practice
  • Maintains current competencies as well as updated knowledge in specific area of practice

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions. 
  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

Communication/Knowledge: 

  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.
  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.  
  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner. Collaboration/Teamwork:  
  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.  
  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.

Education/Experience: 

  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • At least six (6) months prior experience preferred.

Licensure/Certifications: 

  • Current California Certified Nurses Aid Certificate  
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider card

ADA/Physical Demands:

ADA CONSIDERATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information, and to be easily understood through verbal communication in the English language. Must be able to prepare documentation in a manner that conforms to prescribed style and format, and to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Bilingual skills (Spanish) preferred.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to perform upper level mathematical operations, including algebra and geometry, frequent distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds, with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.