CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), Full Time, Night Shift, Telemetry

Adventist Health Portland

Centered in the heart of Boyle Heights, Adventist Health White Memorial is one of the area’s leading healthcare providers since 1913. We are comprised of a 353-bed hospital, three medical office buildings, residency programs, comprehensive cancer care and a vast scope of services located in the Los Angeles area. In 2019, Adventist Health White Memorial was recognized with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence. We are proud to promote wellness in the community at the local farmers market and through our community resource center with services for seniors and Spanish-speakers. Los Angeles is known for its art, rich culture, numerous sports teams and world-renowned dining. There is something for everyone in this culturally diverse city.

Job Summary:

Provides personal nursing care to the patient under the direction of a licensed registered nurse (RN). Performs tasks associated with activities of daily living including self-care needs. Performs routine assigned tasks and reports patients’ status and concerns to the RN.

Job Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:

  • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) Health Care Provider certification: Required
  • Phlebotomy Certification: Preferred in CA and HI
  • Audiometry and vision training or have a certificate from CHDP: Preferred
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification: Required in CA and HI

Department Specific License/Certifications:

  • Hospital Fire and Life Safety (HLFS): Required

Essential Functions:

  • Performs tasks associated with activities of daily living, including assisting with nutrition and hydration, elimination, personal care, positioning devices, restraints and restorative care.
  • Takes vital signs including, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Helps patients with their basic needs, i.e., bathing, dressing and feeding.
  • Performs a variety clerical duties, which include but are not limited to routing patient reports as appropriate. Uses organizational skills to keep unit running smoothly and uses prioritization skills to meet deadlines as indicated. Provides assessment data to certified nurse within the scope of practice (vital signs, patient verbal and nonverbal responses, etc.).
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements:

Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

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