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CNA Per Diem Nights 5 Sinatra Med Surg

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.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:

* The ability to obtains information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs. * In the knowledge of growth and development. * Provide nursing care for Med/Surg patients. * Provide skin care and hourly rounding to all patients. * 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. * 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 assure 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 patient's appearance, behavior and reports changes to the Registered Nurse.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

* High School Diploma or GED * 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).

Preferred:

* Previous experience in a Nursing Assistant role.

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Keywords: Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Palm Springs , CNA Per Diem Nights 5 Sinatra Med Surg, Other , Palm Springs, California

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