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Nursing Assistant - Psychiatric Unit

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: San Pedro
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Nursing Assistant in Psychiatric Unit (Per Diem, Night Shift) at Providence Little Company Of Mary San Pedro Hospital in San Pedro, CA. We are seeking a Nursing Assistant who's role is a non-licensed health care employee who performs delegated routine and predictable patient care tasks/duties and works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). These duties may include, but are not limited to EKGs, vital signs, basic patient care and transportation. Responds appropriately to patients and families with knowledge of age-specific needs based on scope of service of unit/department where assigned. In this position you will: * Checks patient's I.D. band daily for accuracy * Assists with patient admitting/transfer:* Sets-up room, including monitor equipment, if ordered* Orient patient to environment and routine* Problem solves and serves patient needs* Care for/labels/stores patient personal property,* Label room and equipment to identify by patient* Observe and report data collection to RN* Documents * Assist during discharge:* Participate in discharge activities, as directed* Accompany patient to transportation or transports * Provide direct patient care tasks/duties that have been delegated by the RN. Recognizes and reports problems immediately to the RN:* Take vital signs, weight, etc., as assigned* Change simple dressings (non-sterile)* Perform/record finger stick blood sugars* Perform pulse ox screening and records* Apply, change, remove external catheters* Perform pre-surgical preps, as needed (i.e. shave)* Ambulate, reposition patient and performs range of motion (ROM)* Apply, change patient restraints according to established policy* Apply K-pads, cold packs and hyper/hypothermic blankets* Empty Jackson-Pratts and Hemovacs* Apply anti-thromboembolytic hose, sequential compression devices and Plexipulse* Calculate fluid intake and output, calculates % meal eaten* Empty and changes drainage containers, reports and records contents* Perform specimen collection - NG, emesis, stool, and urine* Perform tray/supply set-up for a bedside procedure* Perform monitoring activities, reports, documents, (i.e., dynamap, pulse ox)* Provide post mortem care* Assist with tube feedings under the direct supervision of the RN, NOT INITIAL FEEDING* Assist in complex feeds* Assist in IV set-up (gather supplies, pump, etc.)* Incentive Spirometry follow-up and coaching* Assist with orthopedic equipment/applications, as directed* Perform tap water enemas and Harris flushes * Personal hygiene:* Bath patient or assists* Provide back care, including massage* Provide oral hygiene and dental care* Provide hair care, including shampoo and brushing* Provide nail care on hands and feet* Provide Foley catheter care* Shave patients * Perform transportation of patients, lifting support, as assigned* Recognize emergency situations; promptly reacts; initiates or supports CPR; follows directions appropriately in emergency situations; reports observations* Other - if also performs the duties of a monitor tech or USA - please document performance in those roles * Leadership and Supervision:* Act as a team problem solver by being an active member of unit/staff meetings and other committees* Assist with the orientation and on-the-job training of new hires and acts as a buddy to (SCROC) students* Understand and is responsible to perform within general scope of practice * Documentation/Information Management:* Be responsible for timely, accurate and concise documentation and order entry* Enter physician orders, as directed* Obtain results on diagnostic data, files appropriately* Enters requisitions* Perform documentation and records: Vital signs, weight, container contents (drainage), hemocults, fluid intake and output, and % of food eaten, and all patient interventions* Utilize hand held computer for documentation * Demonstrate working knowledge of Hospital Information Systems* Communicate patient information and changes to RN* Maintain confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information Required qualifications: * Graduate of any accredited Certified Nursing Assistant program or Nursing Assistant program or Demonstrated equivalency (such as experience as a corpsman, EMT, foreign-licensed RN or MD)* Completion of 2nd semester of accredited Nursing Program, HHA with 1-2 years experience* A current BLS Card from the American Heart Association for Health Care Providers or American Red Cross CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer* Current Crisis Prevention and Intervention training (CPI) card* Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations (add, subtract, multiply, divide)* Ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated tasks* Ability to accurately and efficiently complete assigned tasks* Ability to organize and prioritize work to complete assignments in a timely manner* Demonstrate an understanding of basic medical terminology and abbreviations* Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers Preferred qualifications: * One (1) year previous Nurse Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant experience in a hospital or post acute environment About the hospital you will serve. Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART "Certificate of Excellence" for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval-- from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage - the foundation of our Mission and core values - to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

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