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CNA Full Time Days 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.

GENERAL DUTIES:

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse. Access to all patient health information is for treatment purposes only.

DEPARTMENT DUTIES:

  • Maintains current California Nursing Assistant Certification at all times
  • Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS) at all times
  • Maintains current Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training at all times
  • Performs general nursing procedures, teaching, interventions, goal setting and treatments (within scope of practice) and reports significant findings to the Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Supports changes in clinical practice and assists the department director with implementing changes in the hospital policies or practices
  • Participates in orientation of new staff as needed
  • Ensures compliance, knowledge and adherence with hospital's policies and procedures
  • Maintains competence in practice
  • Participates in quality improvement programs
  • Provides skin care and hourly rounding to all assigned patients
  • Knowledgeable of growth, development and treatment needed in various populations served
  • Orients patients to room/unit and ensures, patient communication, white boards are complete
  • Utilizes universal precautions and ensures others do so as well
  • Ensures call lights are answered timely and report patient needs, which are outside of the scope of practice, to the appropriate personnel
  • Adheres to hospital attendance/tardiness policy
  • Attends all required education
  • Organizes care and assumes responsibility for assigned group of patients
  • Demonstrates guest relations in communication, cooperation and providing assistance to patients, physicians, co-workers and visitors in a prompt and courteous manner
  • Advocates and ensures patient rights are upheld
  • Identifies patient safety risks and ensures patient safety is maintained
  • Obtains and records vital signs, patient weight, activities of daily living, intake and output
  • Notifies RN and documents changes in patient's appearance or behavior
  • Applies telemetry leads and troubleshooting if working on telemetry monitoring unit
  • Proficient with braces and specialized equipment utilized by patients
  • Assists in monitoring mental health patients
  • Other duties as appropriately assigned by unit director

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Education - entry level, vocational training, specialized skills and certification
  • Current California Nursing Assistant Certification
  • Current American Heart Association BLS
  • CPI training completed within three months of hire
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with staff, patients and families
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment

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

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