HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Care Team Associate - CTA - Cardiovascular Services Unit - FT Days in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Care Team Associate / CNA

General Description:

Under general supervision of a registered nurse, performs routine tasks in patient care.

Essential Function/Duties:

  • Under direct supervision of the RN and in collaboration with the patient and family, systematically and continually monitors the patient's health status and implements the plan of care.

  • Carries out physician and nursing orders as directed by the RN.

  • Takes/records blood pressures, temperatures, pulse and weighs patients.

  • Performs blood glucose monitoring.

  • Monitors intravenous infusions and transfusions as directed by RN.

  • Sets up and discontinues telemetry monitor.

  • Collects specimens as directed.

  • Applies sterile dressings, removal of sutures, staples and/or drains.

  • Performs all sterile procedures as assigned.

  • Performs stomal irrigation and applies colostomy pouches.

  • Performs oral and tracheostomy suctioning.

  • Administers tube feedings to patients.

  • Takes emergency actions as required.

  • Performs all treatments and procedures as defined on initial skills checklist.

  • Reports symptoms and significant changes in patient's condition or behavior to RN.

  • Assists with admission, discharge and transfer process.

  • Transports patients to and from various treatment centers when necessary; assists transporters in moving patients in and out of stretchers and wheelchairs.

  • Keeps the patient's room in clean and orderly condition; makes beds, replaces soiled linen.

  • Assists in restocking rooms with supplies and equipment as directed.

  • Duties may be performed for one patient or more than one patient.

  • When assigned to one patient, provides care, observes the patient and does not leave the patient alone.

    Minimum Qualifications:


  • Six (6) months experience in a healthcare setting **OR

  • completion of a health related vocational education course of at least 3 months **OR

  • completion of the first semester of clinical education in an associate or bachelor's degree program for a health care discipline.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic nursing techniques and procedures.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, and follow written and oral instructions; and to maintain effective working relations with others.

    Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):

  • Must be able to climb, kneel and stoop and perform assigned duties.

  • Work requires frequent walking, standing, pushing, moving and lifting of objects.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Care Team Associate - CTA - Cardiovascular Services Unit - FT Days

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-26952