Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, the CNA supports the continuum of care by providing basic patient care and assistance with activities of daily living. Performs uncomplicated technical procedures. Participates in performance improvement activities, such as chart audits.
Utilizes a variety of technical equipment and supplies. Provides basic patient care support: patient transport, specimen and blood and blood products transport, and inventory management. Cross trains to the role of Hospital Unit Secretary.
This position requires initiative, the ability to prioritize demands and the ability to work in a team environment. Participates in collaborative team environment, including: training and evaluation of peers; scheduling of work; and assisting the administrative functions of the unit.
California Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certificate.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six months of hire date.
Demonstrated ability to observe deviations from normal.
One year of CNA experience.
Previous acute care experience.
EPIC, UCSD Paging & Scheduling Systems.
Knowledge of medical terminology; Medical Terminology Certificate.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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