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Providence Health & Services Nursing Assistant - Neuro Unit in Burbank, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Nursing Assistant - Neuro Unit (Per Diem/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

We are seeking a Nursing Assistant - Neuro Unit who will provide basic nursing care to patients, under direct supervision of RN; assists RN in observation and care of patients in assigned area(s). Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participates in related continuing education.

In this position you will:

  • Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies

  • Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards

  • Provide appropriate, direct patient care in assigned area(s) including hygiene, positioning, nourishment and transportation assistance

  • Perform basic nursing procedures application of: heat and cold treatments, simple dressings, elastic stockings, restraints and ointments and sprays as directed by RN; administration of enemas, perineal care, post mortem care; collection of specimens. Obtain and document patient intake and output, vital signs including temperature

  • Respirations, pulse and blood pressure and weight

  • Prioritize work and provides prompt and efficient service

  • Maintain patient records and charts to ensure an accurate record of the patient's care and treatment

  • Maintain a safe working environment

  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient and unit care data

  • Participate in educational programs, in-services and meetings as required

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • MOAB I/II within 30 to 150 days of hire for employees in Emergency Dept

  • Satisfactory completion of training for Nursing Assistants

  • CPR – Adult, Child, Infant (Provider), including Obstructed Airway Management, sponsored by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross

  • CNA certificate, Graduate of any accredited Certified Nursing Assistant program, or Nursing Assistant program, or demonstrated equivalency (such as experience as a corpsman, EMT, foreign-licensed RN or MD), completion of 2nd semester of accredited Nursing Program, HHA with 1-2 years’ experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Sufficient clinical experience

About the hospital you will serve. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years. Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 262667

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