Certified Hospital Attendant

    Sutter Health
    San francisco, CA
    Full-time
    Similar jobs pay $36.65 - $60.37

    Job Description

    Position Overview:

    Primary Purpose
    TheNursingAttendant provides basicnursing care to a patient population under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

    JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

    Patient Care
    • Provides care with respect and attention to patient privacy, age specific needs and cultural diversity.
    • Responds to call lights promptly and routinely rounds on patients.
    • Follows direction of RN and completes assigned tasks independently.
    • Demonstrates ability to perform basic nursing care procedures including, but no limited to:
      • Bathing
      • Feeding
      • Weights
      • Vital Signs
      • Linen Changes
      • Positioning, transferring and ambulating
      • Measurement of intake and output
      • Specimen collection
    Communication
    • Develops rapport with patients and families.
    • Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team.
    • Clearly and accurately documents daily patient care.
    • Keeps supervising RN and /or charge nurse appropriately informed.
    Patient Safety
    • Practices CPMC's safety behaviors.
    • Recognizesunsafe practices and communicates such practices through chain of command.
    • Demonstrates ability to follow established clinical protocols to ensure patient safety, including, but not limited to:Falls prevention, restraint regulations, and Pressure Ulcer prevention.
    • Safely transports patients from one location to another.
    • Reports errors and near misses.
    Unit Support
    • Provides transportation as needed of supplies, equipment and laboratory specimens.
    • Performs unit support responsibilities including, but not limited to:
      • Answering phones
      • Assisting visitors and family members
      • Maintaining unit and desk area in a clean and orderly manner
      • Maintenance and re-stocking of patient rooms
      • Restocking, organizingof unit supplies
    Teamwork and ProfessionalAccountability
    • Works as part of a team.
    • Role models service excellence with patients and others.
    • Recognizeswhen to ask for assistance and uses chain of command appropriately.
    • Is accountable for meeting requirements of certification andposition.
    • Maintains a professional appearance and consistently conducts self in a professional manner.
    Management of Responsibilities
    • Sets appropriate priorities.
    • Completes tasks within expected timeframe.
    • Accepts constructive feedback.
    • Incorporates cost effectiveness in daily work.
    • Performs other duties as assigned based on competency.
    Qualifications:

    Education/Experience:
    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Hospital Assistant or equivalent training (nursing student) or equivalent required
    • Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant an acute care hospital required or nursing student
    Skills/Knowledge:
    • Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA
    • Acute Care Nursing Practitioner - ACNP preferred
    • Basic Life Support Certification - BLS required
    • Requires excellent communication, organization and relationship skills.
    Organization: California Pacific Medical Center
    Employee Status: Regular
    Benefits: Yes
    Position Status: Non-Exempt
    Union: Yes
    Job Shift: Night
    Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
    Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
    Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
    Schedule: Full Time
    Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

    Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

    Posting ID: 552772769Posted: 2020-05-21