Providence CNA - St. Elizabeth Care Center in North Hollywood, California
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Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Nursing Services (Full time/Night shift) at Providence St. Elizabeth Care Center in North Hollywood, CA
We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA ) in Nursing Services who will provide basic nursing care to residents under the direct supervision of RN or LVN. Assist residents in providing for personal care, comfort, and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific resident population (geriatrics), and participates in related continuing education.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for residents and families in accordance with established standards
Provide appropriate direct resident care in assigned area(s) including hygiene, positioning, lifting and turning, applying and utilizing special equipment, changing bed linen, straightening room, other general care, and transportation assistance. Checks for reddened areas of skin breakdown and reports to RN or LVN
Obtain and document patient intake and output, vital signs including temperature, respirations, pulse and blood pressure, weight and height.
Prepare residents for meals, serves and removes food trays, and assists with meals or feeds residents. Distribute drinking water and other nourishment to residents
Answer residents' call lights, anticipates needs, and makes rounds
Ensure residents are dressed properly, assists as necessary. Ensure clothing is properly stored in dressers or on hangers and that residents are clean and dry at all times
Maintain confidentiality of all patient and unit care data
Provide reality orientation in daily care
Maintain resident records and charts to ensure an accurate record of the resident's care and treatment
Participate in educational programs, in-services and meetings as required
Attend meetings as required
Required qualifications for this position include:
Satisfactory completion of Nursing Assistant coursework or training
Current California Certified Nursing Assistant ( CNA ) certification
CPR – Adult, Child, Infant (Provider), including Obstructed Airway Management, sponsored by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.
Sufficient previous clinical experience
About the hospital you will serve:
As a skilled nursing facility, Providence St. Elizabeth is staffed 24 hours a day by licensed professionals specially trained in geriatric medicine. Our nursing staff is highly proficient, and is trained and licensed to provide intravenous medications and therapies. We also provide for respiratory services as needed.
Each resident is treated as a special person, giving careful attention to his or her total well-being. In our eyes, this means trying to keep the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of an individual in balance and harmony. We offer an array of health care services for residents to enjoy themselves with family and friends. To complement our reputation for caring, our specially trained staff work in partnership with residents, families, doctors, referring hospitals, and health professionals to make sure residents needs are met.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:
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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Location: California-North Hollywood
Req ID: 276497