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.
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.
Basic Life Support Certification (BCLS) Approved by the American Heart Association
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Required
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.