Make a difference every single day at Cedars-Sinai!
We hire Certified Nursing Assistants as Clinical Partners at Cedars-Sinai. Here you'll work in Medical Surgical Areas delivering excellent care to our patients in collaboration with our world-class nursing staff. Both day and night shifts are available. You will be required to work every other weekend and some holidays.
As a Clinical Partner you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the specialty patient population.
Under the direction a licensed care giver, and after education and demonstration of competency, performs a variety of direct patient care activities or tasks specific to the unit/needs of the patient population.
In this role you will:
Assist patients with activities such as eating, walking and personal hygiene.
Record and report vital signs
Dispense/retrieve bedpans, and remove urinary catheters.
Perform procedures such as dispensing/retrieving bedpans, using skin care products/pressure relieving devices and applying anti-embolic hose.
Report observations and outcomes of activities performed.
Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills when working with customers, and take responsibility for handling problems or complaints.
Support team effort by completing assignments in a timely manner.
Maintain a productive and harmonious work environment, following safety standards and maintaining competency requirements.
Demonstrate the ability to function in a fast paced, high-volume team environment with frequent interruptions.
Improve the accuracy of patient identification by using two identifiers when transporting patient between units/departments.
Reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls by observing patient for risk of falling and taking action to prevent patient falls.
Help prevent health care acquired infection by following current CDC hand washing guidelines and Cedars-Sinai isolation policy
Maintain competency skills in providing care for special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Identify safety concerns in the age-related population and institute additional measures to provide a safe environment; additionally, you'll identify developmental milestones in the age-related population.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.