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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Partner/Certified Nursing Assistant Nursing - Med-Teach 5Se - 12hr Nights in Los Angeles, California

Make a difference every single day at Cedars-Sinai!

We hire Certified Nursing Assistants as Clinical Partners at Cedars-Sinai. Here you’ll work in Medical Surgical Areas delivering excellent care to our patients in collaboration with our world-class nursing staff. Both day and night shifts are available. You will be required to work every other weekend and some holidays.

As a Clinical Partner you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the specialty patient population.

Under the direction a licensed care giver, and after education and demonstration of competency, performs a variety of direct patient care activities or tasks specific to the unit/needs of the patient population.

In this role you will:

  • Assist patients with activities such as eating, walking and personal hygiene.

  • Record and report vital signs

  • Dispense/retrieve bedpans, and remove urinary catheters.

  • Perform procedures such as dispensing/retrieving bedpans, using skin care products/pressure relieving devices and applying anti-embolic hose.

  • Report observations and outcomes of activities performed.

  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills when working with customers, and take responsibility for handling problems or complaints.

  • Support team effort by completing assignments in a timely manner.

  • Maintain a productive and harmonious work environment, following safety standards and maintaining competency requirements.

  • Demonstrate the ability to function in a fast paced, high-volume team environment with frequent interruptions.

  • Improve the accuracy of patient identification by using two identifiers when transporting patient between units/departments.

  • Reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls by observing patient for risk of falling and taking action to prevent patient falls.

  • Help prevent health care acquired infection by following current CDC hand washing guidelines and Cedars-Sinai isolation policy

  • Maintain competency skills in providing care for special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Identify safety concerns in the age-related population and institute additional measures to provide a safe environment; additionally, you'll identify developmental milestones in the age-related population.

Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Full command of the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient to carry out the duties identified in this job description.

  • Knowledge of therapeutic positioning techniques preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Basic Life Support Certification (BCLS) Approved by the American Heart Association

  • Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Required

Experience:

  • Meet the specialty-specific competencies and education for the assigned area.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.

  • Meet criteria and protocols for Clinical Partners.

  • One year of previous experience in an acute care facility, (hospital or medical center) or long-term-care hospital (convalescent, skilled nurse facility or physical rehabilitation center).

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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