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CNA - Outpatient Surgery Center - Sharp Grossmont - Per Diem - Variable Shift

Job ID JR144293 Date Posted 11/16/2023
La Mesa, California
  • Medical Plaza
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

No Weekends

On-Call Required:


Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$22.275 - $26.455 - $31.747

The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.

What You Will Do
Collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the delivery of quality patient/resident care under the direction of a licensed nurse. Delivers care with consideration to age specific needs/care. Contributes to overall unit functions.

Required Qualifications
  • Other Completion of an approved nursing assistant course
  • California Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - CA Department of Public Health -REQUIRED
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED

Preferred Qualifications
  • 1 Year Recent experience in geriatric setting or an acute care hospital

Other Qualification Requirements
  • Current certification as Nursing Assistant for long-term care and skilled nursing required, rehab preferred.

Essential Functions
  • Admissions, discharge and transfer responsibilities
    Ensures complete room set up for new admission (bedpan, urine container, tissue paper, basin, fresh water, etc.)
    Meets and greets new patient/resident and family members on admission to unit.
    Orients patient/resident and family to the facility/room.
    Inventories and documents patient's personal belongings on inventory sheet upon admission and update as needed.
    Patient's belongings and accounted for during transfer and discharge process.
    Transfers/transports patient to activities, therapies and other departments on time and in a safe manner.
    Removes all patient's equipment and supplies upon discharge.
    Ensures room preparation set-up for next admission.
  • Assures availability of patient equipment and supplies
    Checks, cleans equipment, materials as appropriate as indicated by Infection Control Policy.
    Provides patient with appropriate assistive device/s as needed.
    Checks and follows up on patient's requests for additional supplies or comfort measures.
    Utilizes supplies in a cost effective manner, and ensures accurate charging per corporate compliance policy.
    Obtains and returns supplies and materials from other departments.
  • Completes delegated tasks within scope of practice
    Seeks individualized patient information/instructions and goals from licensed nurse.
    Clarifies, validates expectations with licensed nurse.
    Makes agreement about completion of delegated tasks, including necessary resources (i.e., equipment, physical assistance) and time frame.
    Reports back if unable to complete task per agreement.
    Participates and implements in the completion of plan of care to meet established goals as delegated.
  • Department support
    Demonstrates skills at a competency level.
    Completes and assists with routine tasks (e.g. hygiene, positioning, etc.) per unit standards.
    Maintains privacy and confidentiality.
  • Patient care activities
    Completes and signs appropriate documents accurately and timely.
    Documents daily care of patient per unit standards.
    Identifies and communicates new resident/patient care issues/concerns.
    Communicates changes in patients/residents condition.
    Takes rapid action in life threatening situations and immediately notifies the licensed nurse.
    Communicates or questions requests outside of scope of practice to appropriate personnel.
    Communicates plans to transfer patients/residents to other departments or discharge to home.
    Communicates incomplete work requiring follow-up before the end of shift to licensed nurse.
  • Regulatory compliance
    Labels/stores, ensures safety of patient's belongings (hearing aids, glasses, dentures).
    Complies with universal precautions and hospital infection control policies.
    Consistently utilizes proper body mechanics and available support equipment to ensure patient's safety and avoid personal injury.
    Identifies and communicates patients who are at risk for injury to self and others.
    Complies with hospital policy in management of patients in restraints.
  • Safety
    Consistently utilizes proper body mechanics and available support equipment to ensure patient's safety and avoid personal injury.
    Reports personal injury within two hours after incident happened, and completes the ART and state claim forms.
    Follows safety procedure required for equipment use.
    Reports observed hazards and unsafe practice.
  • Time management
    Demonstrates ability to prioritize workload in accordance with patient's needs and staffing patterns, as appropriate.
    Validates understanding of new patient needs or changes in assignment.
    Communicates with other staff to develop plan for best use of resources.
    Asks for assistance to get workload done/completed.
    Reports to licensed nurse or supervisor when unable to respond to number of current demands.
    Seeks feedback from co-workers about strategy to complete work more efficiently.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform all baseline resident / patient care skills under guidance of licensed nurse.
  • Fluent knowledge (written and spoken) of English.

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 or any other protected class

California Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - CA Department of Public Health; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Other
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