Jan 14, 2021

Certified Nurse Assistant I or II - Ortho - Full time

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Lubbock, TX, USA

Job Description

Covenant Health is seeking an full time, night Nursing Assistant with the MS Ortho S6 at Covenant Medical Center.

Job Summary:

The Nursing Assistant II performs the duties of a CNA and Unit Clerk/Monitor Tech as required.

Essential Functions:

Certified Nursing Assistant:

  • Performs and reports vital signs and immediately reports abnormal values to a licensed nurse.
  • Answers patients call lights, relaying information to a licensed nurse promptly.
  • Delivers patients' water and meal trays, assisting the patient as necessary under the direction of a licensed nurse.
  • Provides patient care related to personal care/hygiene, ambulation and comfort.
  • Transports patients, specimens, medicines, blood, X-ray films, CS supplies, and miscellaneous items as directed.
  • Follows all infection control policies and procedures as it relates to patients, equipment, supplies, and other miscellaneous items to include cleaning equipment after each patient use.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, prioritize and completing transcription of patient data in a timely manner. Accurately and efficiently maintains the medical record

Unit Clerk:

  • Acts as a receptionist for the nursing station, answering inquiries of general nature through utilization of phone, patient call system, message relaying, and promotion of good working relationships with other hospital personnel.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, prioritizing and completing transcription of physician orders and data in a timely manner.
  • Answers patient call system promptly and cordially and relays information to nurses immediately.
  • Demonstrates efficiency and accuracy in maintaining the medical record including daily chart preparations and posting reports in a timely manner. • Demonstrates efficiency in performance of clerical duties to ensure efficient daily unit operation.
  • Accurately charges and credits patient accounts per unit or department guidelines.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for containment of hospital costs and conservation of office supplies; identifies potential cost savings.
  • Establishes and maintains a satisfactory physical environment in the nurses station.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Current Nursing Assistant Certification.
  • Must achieve BLS (AHA) certification with 30 days of employment.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Coursework/Training - Successful completion of the Unit Clerk Class

Experience: 1 year experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant and/or Unit Clerk

Covenant Health System is a faith-based ministry, focused on caring for the whole person - body, mind, and spirit - working with others to improve health and quality of life in our communities.

Thank you for applying with CHS. Your application will carefully be reviewed for the position(s) you have applied for. Please continue to seek career opportunities with us by visiting our web site at www.covenanthealth.org. Your interest in Covenant Health System is appreciated.

Covenant Health System provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant Health System complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Certified Nursing Assistant