(CNA) Per Diem Sr. Nursing Aide - Surgical PCU - 116295
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#116295 (CNA) Per Diem Sr. Nursing Aide - Surgical PCUExtended Review Date: Mon 6/20/2022
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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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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