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Clinical Partner/Certified Nursing Assistant Nursing - Coron Care 5NE - 12Hr Days

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006
**Make a difference every single day at Cedars-Sinai!** We hire Certified Nursing Assistants as Clinical Partners at Cedars-Sinai. Here youll work in Medical Surgical Areas delivering excellent care to our patients in collaboration with our world-class nursing staff. Both day and night shifts are available. You will be required to work every other weekend and some holidays. As a Clinical Partner you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the specialty patient population. Under the direction a licensed care giver, and after education and demonstration of competency, performs a variety of direct patient care activities or tasks specific to the unit/needs of the patient population. **In this role you will:** + Assist patients with activities such as eating, walking and personal hygiene. + Record and report vital signs + Dispense/retrieve bedpans, and remove urinary catheters. + Perform procedures such as dispensing/retrieving bedpans, using skin care products/pressure relieving devices and applying anti-embolic hose. + Report observations and outcomes of activities performed. + Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills when working with customers, and take responsibility for handling problems or complaints. + Support team effort by completing assignments in a timely manner. + Maintain a productive and harmonious work environment, following safety standards and maintaining competency requirements. + Demonstrate the ability to function in a fast paced, high-volume team environment with frequent interruptions. + Improve the accuracy of patient identification by using two identifiers when transporting patient between units/departments. + Reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls by observing patient for risk of falling and taking action to prevent patient falls. + Help prevent health care acquired infection by following current CDC hand washing guidelines and Cedars-Sinai isolation policy + Maintain competency skills in providing care for special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. + Identify safety concerns in the age-related population and institute additional measures to provide a safe environment; additionally, you'll identify developmental milestones in the age-related population. **Educational Requirements:** + High school diploma or equivalent + Full command of the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient to carry out the duties identified in this job description. + Knowledge of therapeutic positioning techniques preferred. **License/Certification/Registration Requirements:** + Basic Life Support Certification (BCLS) Approved by the American Heart Association + Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Required **Experience:** + Meet the specialty-specific competencies and education for the assigned area. + Demonstrate a commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues. + Meet criteria and protocols for Clinical Partners. + One year of previous experience in an acute care facility, (hospital or medical center) or long-term-care hospital (convalescent, skilled nurse facility or physical rehabilitation center). Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-22

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Clinical Partner/Certified Nursing Assistant Nursing - Coron Care 5NE - 12Hr Days

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006

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