Certified Nurse Attendant - Med/Surg FT Days

  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Torrance, CA, USA
  • Apr 26, 2021
Assistant/Support Nursing

Job Description

The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) works cooperatively with all team members in planning and performing basic care. The Certified Nurse Assistant supports patient care delivery and is responsible for adhering to all standards of care and for promoting teamwork among coworkers. Core Competencies Address basic human needs in a respectful and caring manner, and documents interventions in EMR Adheres to Infection prevention Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Communicates effectively with the patient, family, and medical staff during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Establishes priorities to carry out an established care plan according to patient needs Identifies common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains cooperative working relationships with members of the hospital team Maintains regulatory compliance consistent with quality standards and ethical obligations of the profession Participates in activities in alignment with the Magnet Model Participates in organizational activities Participates in professional development activities Performs as a preceptor in an active and engaged manner Provides care within scope of practice as directed by other members of the healthcare team Re-enforces patient and family education under the direction of the RN throughout hospitalization Reinforces age-specific individualized care that supports protection from harm and complies with patient safety centered interventions/bundles Supports patient care within scope of a practice as directed by other members of the healthcare team Utilizes resources in an economical manner Utilizes Safe Patient Handling Department Specific Competencies Understands the grieving process and provides patients and families with emotional support. For example: listening, touch, crying, acknowledging the loss and answering questions. Education Degree Program High School Diploma/GED or Higher Education General Studies Additional Information Experience Number of Years Experience Type of Experience N/A Additional Information N/A License / Certification Requirements BCLS or ACLS Certification from the Amercian Heart Association Certified Nurse Attendant