CNA\HUC Postpartum\College Station Hospital (PRN\Nights)
Scott and White Healthcare - College Station, TX

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Scott & White Healthcare Scheduled to open August 2013, Scott & White Hospital in College Station is seeking high performing leaders to provide exceptional patient care in our newly developed 119 bed acute care facility. Our community hospital, designed by clinicians, incorporates many of the latest trends in health care design and will provide a comprehensive array of medical services to include; Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Labor/Delivery, NICU, Emergency Services (Trauma Level III Designation), ICU/CCU, Invasive Imaging, Comprehensive Cancer Care, Gastroenterology, Neurosciences, Pulmonary, Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation. Scott & White Hospital in College Station is a member of the Scott & White Healthcare System, one of the nations largest health care systems and multidisciplinary group practices. Our patients will enjoy close-to-home access to the finest services, backed by the academic medical resources found only at Scott & White.
Fondly referred to as the twin cities, Bryan and College Station are in the heart of Central Texas and home to about 170,000 residents. Located 95 miles north of Houston, 169 miles south of Dallas, 166 miles northeast of San Antonio and 104 miles east of Austin, this centralized location offers the best of both worlds: Small enough to offer safe and affordable living and just a short drive to major metro areas. Here you will also find Texas A&M University, one of the largest public universities in the nation, home to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum as well as 50,000 students not included in the city population. Responsibilities
Job Summary:
Performs various activities to support the provision of patient care under the supervision and/or direction of an ANM or Staff Nurse and assists RNs/LVNs in treatment and care of patients.
ENSURES NUMEROUS PERSONAL CARE SERVICES TO ENSURE PATIENT'S SAFETY, COMFORT, AND CLEANLINESS.
* Ensures patient safety and comfort while providing transfer, or assisting with mobility, from one location to another in accordance with established procedures.
* Assists with the provision of good patient hygiene, including patient eliminations, in accordance with established procedures.
* Assists with the provision of proper nutrition and accurately records meal and nourishment intake, and calorie count.
* Maintains vigilance over patients' safety ensuring all safety precautions are observed (call light within reach, bed alarms used as appropriate, side rails up, bed in lowest position, seat belts in place, etc.)
* Promptly answers all patient call lights.
ASSISTS IN PROVIDING TREATMENT AS DIRECTED TO FACILITATE QUALITY PATEINT CARE.
* Provides various treatments in accordance with unit routines and as directed within the parameters of this job description.
* Monitors and records patients' vital signs, intake and output and other measurements in accordance with unit routines and as directed.
* Monitors patients and reports patients' conditions at regular intervals and prior to completion of shift, and promptly reports any signs or symptoms of concern to appropriate party.
* Accurately records interventions according to department and unit routine.
* Reviews hospital chart to familiarize self with patient care needs.
PERFORMS OTHER SUPPORT DUTIES NECESSARY TO THE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE UNIT.
* Maintains unit equipment in good working order and notifies the appropriate parties promptly when equipment requires service or repairs.
* Cleans equipment properly and distributes based on patient needs.
* Cleans patient bedside units and nursing areas not included in general housekeeping, ensures neatness and cleanliness of patient rooms and maintains patient care items.
* Monitors supply levels and orders accordingly.
* Assists with the timely completion and/or collection of unit forms.
PARTICIPATES IN PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES TO ENHANCE AND MAINTAIN PERSONAL AND DEPARTMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE.
* Participates in self evaluations when requested, setting realistic goals.
* Completes unit-specific and age-specific competencies annually.
PERFORMS OTHER POSITION APPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.
* Homecare positions - Drives safely to and from patient homes within the Scott & White Home Care area.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:
* Ability to complete nursing assistant orientation skills checklist.
* Non Violent Crisis Intervention Certification required within in 6 months on Psychiatric Unit
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS:
Minimum of one year prior CNA experience required by manager with preference to those with prior hospital, women's or children's experience. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers required by position.
Prior experience in customer service and/or administrative/clerical function required by manager.
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Qualifications
Experience: Minimum/No Experience (See ADDITIONAL DETAILS above)
Degree: H. S. Graduate/GED Equivalent
License/Certificate: Basic Cardiac Life Support Certified Nurse Assistant Advncd Cert per Unit Reqmnt Req Certs get 30d after exp
Other Information
Department: CSHosp Ob Gyn Postpartum
Standard Hours Per Week: PRN (as needed)
Grade: G06
Shift: Nights

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