CNA/Ward Clerk/Telemetry Tech
Alta Vista Regional Hospital - Las Vegas, NM

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About us:
Alta Vista Regional Hospital (AVRH), a comprehensive, 54-bed, full-service facility offers a broad spectrum of integrated services. Accredited by the Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO), this hospital has an active medical staff of 29 representing 15 specialties. There is also a continued focus on adding specialties to meet the needs of the community. AVRH offers emergency services, birthing rooms, cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient services, pharmacy services, an Intensive Care Unit, physical and occupational therapy, radiology and more. AVRH remains committed to providing quality, patient-centered care, strong customer service, and wellness activities in the community.

Description

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) shall be responsible for assisting in the monitoring and direct care of patients assigned to their unit under the dirction and supervision of a RN. The Telemetry Tech shall be responsible for monitoring the telemetry status and assigned cardiac monitors of each monitored patient in the ICU and for those being monitored in the Med Surg Unit. This technician is responsible for assessing and evaluating the telemetry care of patients and communicating those results to the assigned nursing staff. The Ward Clerk coordinates clerical activities with those of other professional, general, and supportive systems. The Ward Clerk acts as the focal point of communication on the nursing unit. Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein. Must be familiar with hospital policies and procedures.

Qualifications

Education:
Minimum of High School Diploma or Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Experience:
At least six months as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in a hospital environment, preferably in the area of application. Minimum of one (1) year experience with clerical duties preferred. Must have a firm understanding of medical terminology. EKG and rhythm interpretation required. Must be able to follow directions and perform work according to department standards as defined and described on individual department competencies. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.

Licenses/Certificates:
Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in New Mexico. Must obtain and maintain a current certification in CPR within 30 days of employment. Must obtain and maintain a current training certificate in EKG Monitoring.

Job

Clinic, Medical

Primary Location

NM-Las Vegas (Santa Fe region)

Organization

Alta Vista Regional Hospital

Working Location

104 Legion Drive Las Vegas, NM 87701

Shift

Night Shift

Forecasted paid hours per shift

12

Forecasted hours per pay week

72

Employee Status

PRN

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