Certified Nursing Assistant-Acute MedSurgical A-PRN in Coushatta, LA

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Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse/licensed Nurse, this position will assist with routine and repetitive patient care activities in a nursing unit. This position also performs specific clerical, organizational, and patient-focused activities. The patient-focused tasks will be supportive in nature.

Responsibilities:

  • Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
  • Assists with the admission, transfer, and discharge of patients.
  • Completes pertinent documents.
  • Prepares rooms for admission by setting up IV pots and adjusting bed to the appropriate level.
  • Assures that all patient belongings accompany the patient to the new unit or home at time of discharge.
  • Safely transports stable patients as required.
  • Maintains security/confidentiality when transporting patients and interacting with family and visitors.
  • Cleans, procures and returns equipment and supplies.
  • Run errands for the unit as required.
  • Assist Licensed personnel in providing a safe and comfortable environment at all times; replenish patient room with water, linen, and towels, as appropriate.
  • Perform unit-specific patient care tasks in accordance with the skills checklist and documents on the flowsheet.
  • Identify obvious changes in the patient's condition and take responsibility for reporting those changes promptly to the nurse in charge.
  • Assist with the ordering and maintenance of stock items according to established inventory when needed.
  • Keeps unit supplies in an organized and orderly fashion.
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members during and between shifts.
  • Responds to phone calls and patient call lights.
  • Appropriately adapt assigned patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, age-specific, and other developmental needs of each patient served.
  • Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the population-specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Patient care experience in an acute care setting is preferred.
  • CNA License in state of employment required.
  • BLS from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required.

Work Schedule:

TBD

Work Type:

Per Diem As Needed


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Job Attributes

Job ID

203372

Job Title

Certified Nursing Assistant-Acute MedSurgical A-PRN

Job Type

PRN

Job Category

Nursing

Location

CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System
1635 Marvel Street
Coushatta, LA  71019 View on a map

Certified Nursing Assistant-Acute MedSurgical A-PRN

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