Jan 14, 2021

Nursing Assistant - Psychiatric Unit

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description


Providence is calling a Nursing Assistant (Full-Time/Night Shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary San Pedro Hospital in San Pedro, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

In this position you will:

  • Takes vital signs, weight, etc., as assigned.
  • Changes simple dressings (non-sterile). Performs/records finger stick blood sugars.
  • Performs pulse ox screening and records.
  • Applies, changes, removes external catheters.
  • Performs pre-surgical preps, as needed (i.e. shave).
  • Ambulates, repositions patient and performs range of motion (ROM).
  • Sets-up room, including monitor equipment, if ordered.
  • Orients patient to environment and routine.
  • Problem solves and serves patient needs.
  • Labels room and equipment to identify by patient.
  • Cares for/labels/stores patient personal property, labels room and equipment to identify by patient.
  • Observes and reports data collection to RN.


Required qualifications:

  • Graduate of any accredited Certified Nursing Assistant program, or Nursing Assistant program or demonstrated equivalency (such as experience as a corpsman, EMT, foreign-licensed RN or MD
  • current BLS Card from the American Heart Association for Health Care Providers or American Red Cross CPR / AED for the Professional Rescue
  • Completion of 2nd semester of accredited Nursing Program, HHA with 1-2 years experience
  • Requires the ability to perform basic arithmetic computations (add, subtract, multiply, divide)
  • Requires the ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated tasks
  • Requires ability to accurately and efficiently complete assigned tasks
  • Requires ability to organize and prioritize work to complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of basic medical terminology and abbreviations
  • Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year Nurse Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant experience in a hospital or post acute environment

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 260792