Kaiser Permanente CNA - PART TIME - Eves in San Diego, California
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) assists licensed nursing personnel in the provision of nursing care. They will complete their tasks/duties under the supervision & direction of an assigned Registered Nurse (RN) and/or the Charge RN. CNA works with and supports the nursing team in providing services, which meets the patient's & unit needs. All tasks will be carried out according to patient & family needs in relation to age-specific & age-appropriate levels of care.
Under the supervision of a licensed nurse the CNA can provide care & assist patients with the following tasks:
Patient care tasks safety needs - Use of: Hourly Rounds; participate in Unit fall prevention program; participate in workplace Safety program; patient mobility safety alarms; lifting equipment; bed rails; bed level; Isolation & Personal Protective Equipment; chemotherapy precautions; oral pharynx suctioning; patient surveillance assignment; restraints.
Personal Hygiene Needs: Oral/mouth care; bed bath; shower; sitz bath; A.M./P.M. care; Peri-Care; routine skin care, applying over-the-counter creams & ointments for prophylactic treatment of skin conditions; apply pediculocides & comb hair to remove nits.
Comfort Measures: Passing & refilling water pitchers; catheter care, including applying & removing condom catheter; daily linen change; post-mortem care, as assigned; use of nursing comfort skin care products (NOTE: Does not include products obtained from Pharmacy ); unhooking & re-hooking of NG tubes during ADL's; warm & cold therapies including warm & cold compresses, ice bag, ice collar, ice glove, dry code pack, heated soaks & whirlpool or sitz bath.
Nutritional Needs: Preparation of patient meal trays, snacks & fluids as directed by the RN; feeding techniques; weighing (standing, chair scale, bed scale, sling scale).
Patient Transport: To procedures, to other units & for discharge as directed by Primary Nurse and/or Charge RN.
Patient Equipment: Apply sequential compression devices, assist patients in & out of Continuous Passive Motion machines; pelvic traction; cervical collar; charnley pillow; overhead frame/trapeze, vital sign monitoring equipment; patient lift and/or transfer equipment (Hover Mats, Sara Lift, Cardiac Chair).
Other Tasks/Duties: Bladder scanning; collect clean catch urine specimen; obtain a sterile urine specimen from the port of a catheter; assist patient with coughing & deep breathing; suction oral pharynx; equipment cleaning; battery changes of equipment; specimen collection & transport; unit duties as assigned.
Data collection vital signs: Temperature, pulse & respirations; blood pressure - manual & electronic on upper arm, thigh, & lower leg, including orthostatic blood pressure readings; pulse oximetry; height & weight; measure, record and/or empty output from drainage devices & closed drainage systems.
Documentation: CNAs are to record data collected & duties performed on the following documents according to hospital policy: intake & output sheet; calorie count sheet; flow sheets as appropriate (for example, restraint flow sheet, 24-hour flow sheet); graphic sheet; signature ID sheet; admitting database (profile, day of event summary, outpatient procedure form; document flow sheet for patients under 1:1 observation.
Communication: Utilizes appropriate verbal & nonverbal skills which demonstrate respect for patients, patient's
property & coworkers; notifies RN of patient need for modification devices for decreased sensory or cognitive function (glasses, hearing aid, TDD, closed caption TV).
- This job description is not all encompassing.
- Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and minimum of six (6) months experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in an acute care hospital, skilled nursing, extended care, or clinical outpatient setting.
- High school diploma or GED.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Current CNA certification by the State of California.
Valid CPR card.
- Scheduled work hours per week will be 20-32.
TITLE: CNA - PART TIME - Eves
LOCATION: San Diego, California
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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