Provides basic patient care under the supervision of the RN team member. Performs basic nursing tasks providing for patient's physical hygiene, including bathing, hair care, bowel care, oral care, and measures vital signs, including pain level. Reacts appropriately in an emergency. Takes precautions against infections following Standard Precautions and appropriate isolation techniques. Utilizes proper positioning techniques to maintain patient's body alignment and prevent complications. Assists in meeting the nutrition and hydration needs of the patients. Assists in the healing and prevention of skin lesions. Collects specimens as requested. Is aware of the functional status of the patient (i.e., knows transfer techniques, total hip precautions). Answers call lights promptly. Keeps clinical manager/staff nurse informed of any problems. Documents appropriately. Promptly reports changes in patient signs and symptoms to staff nurse. Promptly notifies appropriate staff of patient discharge or transfer. Stocks unit. Orders supplies. Follows hospital policies and procedures. Refers to supervisor, charge nurse, or team leader when unfamiliar situations arise. Reports immediately any issues where patient rights might be compromised to supervisor, charge nurse, or team leader. Performs any and all duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent is required.
- Must have current CA CNA license
- One year CNA acute care experience.
Job : Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location : CA-Lakewood
Hospital/Facility : 012-Lakewood Regional Medical Center - Lakewood, CA
Job Type : PT2Y
Shift Type : 12 Hour Day
Shift begin time: 7:00 AM Shift end time: 7:30 PM