Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE AID SR PD
Department:
11 E/W Med/Surg/Neuro PCU
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
8
Work Schedule:
12 hour day and night shift

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#109876 (CNA) Per Diem Sr. Nursing Aide - Surgical PCU

Initial Review Date: Tue 7/6/2021

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DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, the CNA supports the continuum of care by providing basic patient care and assistance with activities of daily living. Performs uncomplicated technical procedures. Participates in performance improvement activities, such as chart audits. Utilizes a variety of technical equipment and supplies. Provides basic patient care support: patient transport, specimen and blood and blood products transport, and inventory management. Cross-trains to the role of Hospital Unit Secretary (HUSC).

This position requires initiative, the ability to prioritize demands and the ability to work in a team environment. Participates in collaborative team environment, including: training and evaluation of peers; scheduling of work; and assisting the administrative functions of the unit.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

  • Current BART certification, or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Demonstrated ability to observe deviations from normal.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous acute care CNA or patient-care experience.
  • Knowledge of Epic, UCSD Paging & Scheduling Systems.
  • Current nursing student enrolled in an RN program.
  • Bilingual: Spanish/English.
  • Medical terminology certificate.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
  • Per diem shift requirement is an average of 1 shift per week per 4-week schedule. Must be available at least 1 weekend shift per 4-week schedule and a minimum of 1 holiday. This is subject to change based on individual department needs.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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Application Instructions

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