Certified Nursing Assistant

Job ID
2021-161169
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Physical Rehabilitation Care - West
Hours / Pay Period
.01
Facility
Saint Marys Medical Center
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Varied
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-SAN FRANCISCO

Overview

St. Mary’s Medical Center has been caring for the health of San Franciscans since 1857 when it was founded by eight Sisters of Mercy from Ireland.  It is an accredited, not-for-profit hospital, located across the street from Golden Gate Park.  It is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community.

 

 

Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation’s first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, innovating orthopedic and spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. St. Mary’s Medical Center is one of San Francisco’s leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered on Oncology Services, Cardiac Services, and Orthopedics.

Responsibilities

In accordance with the mission and philosophy of Dignity, the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for providing basic care and transport services for patients under the direction of a registered nurse. As a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, the CNA assists in the delivery of total patient care as set forth by the patient's plan of care.

Qualifications

Experience

Minimum 6 months recent acute care experience as a hospital attendant.

Education

Graduate of an accredited Certified Nurse Assistant Program

Licensure

C.N.A. License-CT NA

Must have American Heart Association BLS certification-CT CPRBLS

Special Skills

Experience in care of the aged. Basic knowledge of medical terminology. Basic knowledge of transport techniques.  Complete annual safety training. Complete and maintain department specific training. Ability to read and speak English clearly and be understood. Demonstrated skill in EKG interpretation (85% score obtained on hospital test). Must have leadership ability and good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to read and speak English clearly and be understood.

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