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Health Care Assistant

Job ID 85131 Date posted 01/03/2018
  • Facility: Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • City: Chula Vista
  • Department: MICU (5W)
  • Category: Nursing Assistant Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 0.9
  • Shift Start: 7 PM
  • Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
Location
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County
 
Hours
12 hour shift, Full-time, 7:00pm - 7:30am, working every other weekend
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
 
  • California Certified Nursing Assistant certification
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the AHA
  • Competent with the English Language (written and spoken)
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • One year's experience as Unit clerk/secretary and one year's experience nursing assistance in an acute care or geriatric setting

Summary
The Health Care Assistant supports patient care activities, management of equipment and supplies, clerical responsibilities and related duties. The Health Care Assistant performs as the coordinator of communication for the unit and assumes primary responsibility for medical record management. The Health Care Assistant facilitates patient data management through transcription, order entry, and documentation. The Health Care Assistant supports best use of resources in management of equipment, supplies, and other department resources.
Sharp Chula Vista’s MICU is the largest in the South Bay. Designed as a healing environment with ocean or mountain views from each private patient room as well as a family reflection garden, a soothing color scheme and original artwork to promote reflection and healing, the high acuity 28 bed MICU along with the 7 bed SICU provide comprehensive cardiac and intensive care services. The intensive care units of Sharp Chula Vista provide care for a variety of patient populations, including cardiovascular surgery, IABP, neurosurgery, ICP, stroke, sepsis and shock, multi-system organ failure, renal failure/CRRT, respiratory failure with ventilator management, cardiac emergencies and STEMI/interventional cardiology. Our ICU nurses participate in the code blue and rapid response teams. We strive to deliver compassionate, patient and family-centered care using evidence-based practices and state-of-the-art techniques.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.
Essential Physical Requirements may include:
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Kneeling
  • Squatting
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Car transfers
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Health Care Assistant, HCA, Nursing Assistant, NA, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Unit Clerk, Supplies, Job, Jobs

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