Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)- FT- Nights- CDU

Nursing Support (e.g., CNA’s, Phlebotomists, Transporters) Edinburg, Texas


Description

Position at DHR Health

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assist clinical team members by performing a variety of duties for patients within the patient focused care system and under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse.

 

­POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate from an accredited C.N.A or PCT program
  • Current CNA or P.C.T certification required.
  • Current BLS/CPR certification required.
  • Willingness to be crossed trained to other areas.
  • Must be able to be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physicians
  • Prefer hospital experience

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE­:

  • One (1) year continuous experience preferred.
  • Exhibits tact, enthusiasm, and patience.
  • Must be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues.
  • Exhibits tact, enthusiasm, and patience.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • High degree of competency/experience in general.
  • Requires good communication and organizational skills.
  • Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others.
  • Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices
    • Ensure that care is delivered to each patient in accordance with their scope of practice.
    • Takes vital signs and is able to recognize abnormal values and report to licensed staff in a timely manner.
    • Supports and promotes excellence in customer/guest relations.
    • Assists all patients, family members/significant others, physicians, visitors and employees in a friendly manner
    • Introduces self and uses caring, thoughtful words either in person or on the telephone.            
    • Demonstrates ethical and appropriate behavior for clinical environment to include, but not limited to, dignity, patient’s rights and privacy, and the maintenance of confidentiality of patient information.
    • Demonstrates caring. If unable to assist an individual in needs, offers to find someone who can.
    • Demonstrates proper telephone etiquette. If transferring a telephone call, announces the caller and briefly explains the situation before ending the transfer.
    • Always makes eye contact when speaking with patients, family member or significant others, visitors, employees, etc.
    • Knocks before entering a room or office.
    • Addresses all individuals courteously.
    • Keeps voice down; does not shout or use improper language.
    • Responds to all inquiries promptly and courteously.
    • Works together in the spirit of teamwork.
    • Shares information so that the people who need to be aware of the facts are informed.
    • Uses resources in an efficient and cost effective manner.
    • Performs other duties as assigned

 

LINES OF REPSONSIBILITES:

(Chain-of-command)

Registered Nurse          →        2. Charge Nurse)          →        3. Director