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Certified Nursing Assistant

Providence Health & Services

Santa Monica, CA 90407
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**Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant, (CNA) Patient Care Services (Per Diem - Day Shift) to Saint Johns Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.**
**We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant, (CNA) Patient Care Services** who will support the Mission and Vision of Saint John's Health Center. The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) will assist the Registered Nurse and Licensed Vocational Nurse in patient care tasks and other unit based activities within the Department assigned.
**In this position you will have the following responsibilities:**
+ Comply with Health Center, department and unit standards, including but not limited to safety, infection control, quality management, confidentiality, mandatory classes and competencies
+ Assist in the care of patients requiring constant nursing observation
+ Collect data on all patients including: Vital signs and Intake/Output and informing the RN/LVN of findings
+ Perform patient admission, transfer, and discharge activities
+ Perform continuous observation of patients and the patient care area
+ Seek assistance when needed
+ Implement care based on the unit and hospital standards
+ Identify and reports change or abnormal findings in patient status such as consciousness, pain, bleeding and vital signs
+ Demonstrate flexibility adjusting to changes in patient acuity and workload
+ Identify risk management issues and communicating potential problems to the appropriate personnel
+ Use available resources efficiently
+ Establish priorities in providing care
+ Demonstrate understanding of overall Unit needs and using downtime to assist others
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
+ Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement
+ Current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate
+ Current BLS card
+ 1 year Nurse assistant experience in an acute hospital setting
+ Capable of dealing effectively with multiple demands and events
+ Able to prioritize, organize and coordinate patient care under the direction/delegation of the RN/LVN
+ Assure appropriate follow-through with legal, ethical, risk management, and safety issues involving patient care delivery
+ Competent in use of basic Health Center equipment
+ Competent in use of Patient Care Information System
**About the department you will serve.**
Providence Saint Johns Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint Johns Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines. The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**
**Our Mission**
As expressions of Gods healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
**About Us**
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.
**Schedule:** On Call
**Shift:** Day
**Job Category:** Certified Nursing Assistant
**Location:** California-Santa Monica
**Req ID:** 243026
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