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CNA

8th Floor- Surgical/Trauma

Full Time

Day - 8 hours

11208

High School Diploma
BLS-C through AHA
Valid CNA Certification

INTERNAL POSTING FOR SFMC ASSOCIATES ONLY 2-20-2019 TO 2-26-2019

 St. Francis Medical Center (SFMC) is dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the communities of Southeast Los Angeles. Our vision is to be a values-driven integrated health care delivery system in collaboration with those who share our values. We operate a 384-bed acute care hospital and one of the largest and busiest private emergency trauma centers in Los Angeles County -- treating more than 84,000 children and adults each year. Last year, more than 5,000 babies were born at SFMC's Family Life Center, with 875 babies cared for in our state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Center. We are a Primary Stroke Care Center and STEMI Receiving Center, both of which are approved by the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency

GENERAL PURPOSE:

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of St. Francis Medical Center. It is expected that the associate holding this position will demonstrate behaviors consistent with our core values and will comply with all required standards governing our commitment to Compassionate Care, Exemplary Service and serving our patients. The associate holding this position will support St. Francis Medical Center's strategic plan and all essential elements of Quality Improvement and Financial Stewardship.

MAJOR JOB OBJECTIVES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Maintains orders and stocks equipment and supplies. Keeps equipment room organized and documents sterility dates. Assists the Unit Secretary when necessary. Inputs orders, runner functions, and logs books to transport. Under the direction of a RN or LVN, provides basic nursing care to implement selected aspects of the patient's nursing care service.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

·         High School Graduate or Equivalent

·         Nursing Assistant Certification

·         Current BCLS-C Card

 

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

·         Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND ANALYSIS:

Must continuously (66% to 100% of a work day):

          Be able to walk on tile floors

          Stand to do patient care and documentation

Must frequently (34% to 66% of a work day):

          Use wrist rotation/deviation

          Waist bending while standing

          Twisting and bending of the neck forward

Must occasionally (11% to 33% of a work day):

          Making use of bilateral upper extremities and hands in reaching above shoulder level

          Stooping and squatting to do patient care

          Carrying and lifting a minimum of 15 pounds

          Sit to do patient care and documentation