NA - Nursing Assistant

  • Location

    Palo Alto, United States

  • Sector:

    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Contact:

    Bao Tran

  • Contact email:

    ,

  • Job ref:

    1005

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-16

  • Consultant:

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Are you a someone with caregiver experience or medical background (Patient Care Companion/Medical Assistant) who is looking to gain Hospital Care experience? Power Personnel can help you become an Acute Care NA in just 6 to 12 months with temp-to-perm possibility! 

We know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: None

Experience: None

License: None

Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) with American Heart Association (AHA) 

Job Overview

Under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, and in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures, the Nursing Assistant (NA) provides basic direct and indirect care as a member of the patient care team. The direct patient care activities are related to the following: measuring, recording and reporting patient information, provision of or assistance with activities of daily living, and simple treatments and procedures. The NA recognizes and addresses age appropriate and cultural needs when caring for patients. In addition, the NA assists in maintaining the patient and unit environment in a clean, orderly condition. The NA communicates changes on the status of the patient to the RN or in the RN's absence the resource nurse.

Essential Functions

  • Accurately observes, records and reports patient information.

  • Assists patient with and/or provides efficient care related to activities of daily living as assigned.

  • Carries out responsibilities following safety guidelines for self, patient, visitors and employees.

  • Considers age-specific needs when interacting with patients and families. Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills, especially in stressful situations. Communicates in a compassionate manner, is patient and courteous utilizing active listening skills as well as helping to maintain a quiet patient care environment.

  • Performs routine patient care (hygiene, nutrition, elimination, measuring I/O's) utilizing universal precautions under the direction and supervision of a RN as assigned. 

  • Provides sitter duties when needed for a patient.
  • Uses the computerized electronic health record in accordance with job requirements and hospital policies and procedures.

Benefits

  • Top Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Loyalty Bonus
  • Refer-A-Friend Bonus 
  • Flexible Assignments
  • Weekly Payroll
  • 24-hour Accessibility
  • Personalized Service

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