The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the delivery of quality patient/resident care under the direction of a licensed nurse. The CNA delivers care with consideration to age specific needs/care and contributes to overall unit functions. The CNA will be oriented to work in all long term care units: Sub-acute, TCU, Custodial, and Hospice. The CNA completes and assists residents with activities of daily living. The CNA completes delegated tasks within their scope of practice and within the designated time frame. The CNA demonstrates the ability to prioritize workload in accordance with the residents' needs. The CNA effectively communicates resident care activities, outcomes and changes to other members of the interdisciplinary team through clear documentation and/or verbal report. The CNA maintains a safe working environment for residents, families and other members of the health care team. The CNA consistently utilizes safe work habits. The CNA maintains resident privacy and confidentiality.
Sharp Coronado Hospital offers a range of long-term care options to help our patients live their lives with dignity, heal to the highest degree possible, and grow in all the ways that have meaning for them.
Sharp Coronado incorporates many personalized aspects into its care philosophy — including patient empowerment, patient and family education, and a physical environment that promotes healing through complementary therapies such as clinical aromatherapy, massage and Healing Touch. Sharp Coronado Hospital is one of the first five hospitals nationally to be designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families
Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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This position is located in Coronado, San Diego County
8 hour shift, Full-time, 7:00am - 3:30pm, working every other weekend
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Completion of an approved Nursing Assistant course
- Current California certification as Nursing Assistant for long-term care and skilled nursing
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the AHA
- Ability to perform all baseline resident/patient care skills under the guidance of a Licensed Nurse
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Fluent knowledge (written and spoken) of English.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- One-year recent experience in geriatric setting or one-year recent experience in an acute care hospital
- Nursing Rehab, Sub-acute, TCU, Custodial, or Hospice experience
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)