Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - FT -Days - WH Post Partum

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


Description

Position at Women’s Hospital at Renaissance

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assist clinical team members within the patient focused care system under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse.

Assist in performing a variety of duties, which may include a variety of clerical duties.  Maintains patient charts in an accurate manner and audits adequate unit supplies for an assigned nursing unit.  

 

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POSITION EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School graduate/G.E.D. certificate required.
  • Current CNA certification required.
  • Phlebotomy experience strongly preferred
  • Current BLS/CPR certification required.
  • Annual Neonatal emergency response class and competency obtained within 6 months of hire
  • Willingness to be crossed trained to other areas.
  • Willingness to be trained and assist with Phlebotomy
  • Willingness to be trained and assist with clerical duties
  • 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.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practice
  • 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, cost effective manner.
  • Maintains chart records and other files. 
  • Answers phones and routes calls to the appropriate parties
  • Uses resources in an efficient and cost effective manner.       
  • Maintains and promotes a team spirit through active cooperation and collaboration.
  • Assures that patient equipment and supplies are available and are in operating condition.
  • Orders and stocks the necessary equipment for the unit.
  • Maintains knowledge of and conforms to Hospital policy/procedures.
  • Assists department unit director and the unit with various clerical duties as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director.

 

LINES OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

(Chain-of-command)

  1. Charge Nurse on duty →  Clinical Coordinator/ House Supervisor →  3. Unit Director