HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Orthopedic Surgical-Trauma / Nights in El Paso, Texas

FACILITY SUMMARY: Las Palmas Medical Center is a Level III Trauma, 186-private patient room, full service acute care hospital. Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive healthcare and provides leading-edge technologies. Our Lifecare Center offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, as well as our fully equipped fitness and wellness center in one convenient location. We also house the region’s only Kidney Transplant Center.

We are located on the Westside of El Paso, Texas close to the University of Texas El Paso campus. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, and Unit Director, this staff member will provide excellent quality care to patients in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Las Palmas Medical Center and within the CNA scope of practice and as delineated within the duties.

POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assess primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Medical/surgical diagnosis including but not limited to: malignancies involving all body systems requiring medical/surgical, chemo/radiation therapies, orthopedic, neuro, GI, GU/GYN, renal metabolic, pulmonary systems, surgical patients, postpartum mothers, and those requiring isolation/precautions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of intermediate patient care, to include vital signs and cardiac monitoring.

  1. Participates in the unit based Quality Improvement process.

  2. Practices, endorses and provides customer service skills to patients, visitors, physician and staff.

  3. Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient’s rights to privacy and protection of patient’s confidentiality.

  4. Plans, organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and the Registered Nurse.

  5. Monitors and documents information regarding patient’s activities, as directed by the Registered Nurse.

  6. Other duties assigned.

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS BCLS Certified Certified Nursing Assistant

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Preferred clinical and technical skills appropriate to job.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Reads and writes basic English.

Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds with assistance from other staff.

Knowledge of body substance isolation.

Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family , internal and external partners needs.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Orthopedic Surgical-Trauma / Nights

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-18047