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Nursing Assistant II/CPT - Medical Surgical 4E

Company: Eisenhower Medical Center
Location: Rancho Mirage
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
  • The Nursing Assistant/CPT position performs basic and advanced Nursing Assistant skills under direct supervision of Clinical Director or Registered Nurse.

  • This position performs phlebotomy and other patient care support duties.

  • Reports to
  • Director

  • Clinical Coordinator

  • Supervises
  • None

  • Ages of Patients
  • Adult

  • Geriatric

  • Pediatric

  • Adolescent

  • Neonate/Infant

  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • High Potential

  • Qualifications
  • Education
  • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent if hired/promoted after April 10, 2016

  • Licensure/Certification
  • Required: CNA if hired/promoted after April 10, 2016; American Heart Association BLS; California State Certified Phlebotomy Technician

  • In lieu of certification, must have completed 1 semester of education in an accredited ADN or BSN program.

  • Experience
  • Preferred: Minimum one year nursing assistant experience.

  • Essential Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.

  • Accurately obtain vital signs: Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, Blood Pressure, and Pain level.

  • Documents and communicates abnormal values and changes to RN per policy.

  • Performs AM and HS hygiene per standard.

  • Appropriately positions and ambulates patients as per care plan.

  • Accurately documents Intake and Output and daily weights and communicates to RN.

  • Assists with set up and/or feedings of patients.

  • Observes all isolation procedures and regulations

  • Assists nurse with repositioning, ambulating, transporting, and other care as directed.

  • Communicates with nurse/co-workers prior to leaving unit for any reasons.

  • Assists with equipment storage, retrieval and procedure cart restocking as directed.

  • Accurately performs duties assigned by and under the supervision of the RN.

  • Provides safe patient environment at all times.
  • Stays with patient who may be in danger of falling or hurting himself.

  • Correctly identifies patient by use of armband.

  • Call bell within reach.

  • Application of restraints

  • Communicates observations of patient condition changes to Nurse

  • Adheres to guidelines for change of shift report from assigned RN.

  • Performs patient rounds at least every hour.

  • Completes documentation accurately as per policy.

  • Maintains general tidiness of patient room.

  • Performs venipuncture in accordance with phlebotomy and identification and labeling procedures, according to EMC policy and procedure to ensure patient safety.

  • Washes hands before and after patient collection, and disposes of sharps devices according to policy.

  • Collects patient specimens, and utilizes resources available to assist with such.

  • Transports patient specimens to the laboratory when applicable.

  • Observes all isolation precautions and regulations when collecting specimens from isolation patients.

  • Performs point of care glucose monitoring as directed by RN.

  • May perform clerical duties outlined below:
  • Notifies admitting regarding ADT

  • Uses computer correctly for order entry

  • Places computer order number on physician order sheet

  • Coordinates ordering unit supplies with assigned M.S.C

  • Aids in keeping unit and supplies orderly

  • Prepares RN worksheets for report

  • Documents correct and accurate information on daily census

  • Initiates solutions to unit needs without prompting such as taking part in computer projects

  • For all physician orders for notifies physician's exchange and enters into computer

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Springs , Nursing Assistant II/CPT - Medical Surgical 4E, Other , Rancho Mirage, California

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