CNA Surgical Full Time Days
Company: Tenet Health
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Description: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the
full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have
dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our
growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to
offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy
Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of
only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only
hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III
Neonatal ICU. We're proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses
and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.We
offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching
401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous
tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select
positions.1. Provides direct patient care under the direction and
supervision of a Registered Nurse. 2. Assists each assigned patient
as needed in bathing, grooming, oral care, feeding and ambulation.
3. Checks patients regularly. Ensures food delivery and sets up
trays for patient's convenience. Feeds patients when necessary and
considers patient's ability to chew and swallow. Ensures that fresh
water and nourishment are provided regularly when appropriate. 4.
Consistently performs oral care as needed. Brushes teeth and
observes oral mucosa. 5. Removes and cleans dentures and/or
partials. Provides a labeled receptacle for storage. 6. Answers
call lights in a timely basis. 7. Consistently uses Nurse Locator
System. 8. Orients assigned patient to his/her room on admission.
Explains the operation of bed, call and emergency lights,
television, and storage of safe for valuables or sends them home
with family. 9. Takes and records on the interview portion of
admission card all vital signs, height, weight, and allergies. 10.
Follows procedures for specimen collection, labeling accurately,
and timely routing to Laboratory. 11. Demonstrates accuracy when
taking temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height and
weight. 12. Documents and accurately maintains intake and output.
13. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of universal precaution,
infection control and isolation procedures. At all times adheres to
policies and procedures as outlined in the Procedures Manual.
Washes hands before and after patient contact. 14. Demonstrates
competence in assisting RNs and physicians in medical treatments as
defined by Hospital policy. 15. Assists in planning, providing and
evaluating patient care as a member of the nursing team. 16.
Provides patient teaching as directed by R.N.17. Assists with
pre-operative and post-operative care: a) Position patient b) Lifts
and turns patient with proper body mechanics c) Applies/utilizes
special equipment as necessary and ambulates patient. 18. Provides
for safe care of patient transfers. Assumes responsibility for
bagging, labeling, and routing all patient belongings with each
transfer, including: glasses, dentures, clothing, etc. Documents
belongings on Section I of the IPA. 19. Assumes responsibility for
sending home all personal belongings with each discharged patient.
20. Refers to R.N. or reference manuals as a resource when
unfamiliar with assigned tasks or procedures. 21. Regularly
identifies potential problems or areas of improvement and
communicates such to R.N. 22. Regularly discusses patient car with
R.N. 23. Reports and records as necessary any change observed in
condition or behavior of patient; contributes to nursing care plan.
24. Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment by
immediately reporting any defective equipment or other problems to
the Charge Nurse. 25. Cleans equipment and prepares it for
disinfection. 26. Receives inventories and stocks supplies as
appropriate. 27. Establishes and maintains interpersonal
relationships with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel.
28. Assures confidentiality of patient information. 29. Attends
in-service education programs as assigned to learn new treatments,
procedures, developmental skills, etc. 30. Employs proper
techniques of body mechanics to ensure patient and staff safety at
all times. 31. BLS card is current and renewed annually prior to
expiration date. 32. Recognizes the need and initiates BLS
appropriately. 33. Demonstrates the ability to perform in a precise
and accurate manner during a crisis and emergency situations. 34.
Performs all other duties as assigned within the scope of
practice.Qualifications:A. Minimum Education: Knowledge necessary
to obtain C.N.A. license in the state of California and current
California C.N.A. certification. Current American Heart Association
BLS certification.B. Preferred Skills and Abilities: Recent acute
care experience. Basic knowledge of procedures and techniques
involved in beside patient careThe hospital, in its sole
discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required
experiences, or to consider applicants other work related
experience in order to meet the above mentioned
requirements.#LI-MM3 Job: Nursing Assistants and PCA Primary
Location: Fountain Valley, California Facility: Fountain Valley
Regional Hospital and Medical Center Job Type: Full-time Shift
Type: Days Employment practices will not be influenced or affected
by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic
information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will
make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with
disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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