Provides direct patient care by assisting patients with changing linens, ambulation, and transport.Maintains a clean and orderly patient care environment.Assists during patient examinations and procedures. Obtains and records patient vital signs, provides nutritional intake and reports results and observations. Demonstrates the primary goal of efficiently providing surgical services that exceed customer expectations and improve clinical and financial operations.
1.Knows and adheres to policies of the Center and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.
2.Follows standards, policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for peri-operative nursing care according to accepted standards.
3.Demonstrates accuracy when measuring and recording:
a.vital signs:temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, and pain level for assigned patients
b.Intake and output on worksheets in patients rooms (RN is responsible to Document in chart)
c.Height and weight - documenting scale type and number-as assigned
4.Demonstrates competence in performing and documenting the following patient care activities on the Graphic and ADL Flowsheet as assigned: Bathing, Grooming, Linen changes, Oral care, Feeding, Ambulating, Comfort measures.
5.Answers call lights in a timely basis.
6.Follows procedures for specimen collection, labeling accurately, and timely routing to Laboratory.
7.Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of universal precaution, infection control and isolation procedures.
8.At all times adheres to policies and procedures as outlined in the Procedures Manual.
9.Washes hands before and after patient contact.
10.Assists in planning, providing and evaluating patient care as a member of the nursing team.
11.Safely transports patients to and from various areas.
12.Cleans equipment and prepares it for disinfection as assigned.
13.Receives inventories and stocks supplies as assigned.
14.Maintains and demonstrates current skills and knowledge in aseptic technique.
15.Follows OSHA, Tenet & FVRMC Policies and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens.
16.All other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
1.High School Diploma or equivalent
2.Current/Active Certified Nursing Assistant Certification or knowledge and education necessary to obtain certification before start date
4.One (1) or more years of experience acute/outpatient setting
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
Job: Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905007338
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.