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CNA Full Time Nights Float Pool $2500 Sign On

Company: Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.


The nursing assistant provides patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only.


  • Maintain Nursing Assistant Certification
  • Provide nursing care for the ortho/spin and all other med surg patients.
  • Provide skin care and hourly rounding to all patients.
  • Proficient with braces and specialized equipment used by our patients
  • The ability to obtains information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs.
  • In the knowledge of growth and development.
  • In the understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served.
  • Aware of patients individualized plan of care including goals and interventions.
  • Provides information to the charge nurse that assists in the development and revision of the plan of care.
  • Carries out teaching activities identified in the treatment plan under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
  • Orients patients to unit.
  • Reports unsafe conditions to appropriate personnel.
  • Utilizes universal precautions.
  • Reports potential crisis situations to the nurse in charge.
  • Makes patient rounds.
  • Responds to patients request for assistance (call light) in a timely manner.
  • Attends report at the beginning of the shift and assumes responsibility for assigned groups of patients.
  • Maintains current CNA (if applicable) and CPR certification.
  • Participates in designated P.I. activities.
  • Demonstrates guest relations in communication, cooperation, and in giving assistance to patients, physicians, co-workers and visitors in a prompt and courteous manner.
  • Acts as the patients advocate and assures that patient rights are upheld.
  • Organizes and provides care to assigned patients in accordance with the plan of care.
  • Identifies patient safety risk issues and provides and maintains for patient safety.
  • Organizes and provides care based on priority patient needs and scheduled activities of patients.
  • Obtains on admission patients height, weight, and vital signs and documents these appropriately.
  • Takes and records vital signs, and patient weights according to physician orders or unit protocol.
  • Observes for and documents changes in patients appearance, behavior and reports changes to the Registered Nurse.


High School Diploma or GED

Education - entry level, vocational training, specialized skills, certification and/ or experience.

Current California Nursing Assistant Certification (maintain current at all times). Ability to work with nursing staff, patients and families. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to work in a dynamic environment. Current American Heart Association BLS certification (maintain current at all times). Excellent customer service skills.


Keywords: Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Palm Springs , CNA Full Time Nights Float Pool $2500 Sign On, Other , Palm Springs, California

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