Nursing Assistant

Job Number
203822
Banner Estrella Medical Center
Shift
Day
Department
Banner Estrella Medical Center - M/S-Ortho 6th Floor N/S
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
9201 West Thomas Road
City & State
US-AZ-Phoenix
Posting Category
Nursing Assistants
New Grad
No

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Be Part of Banner Estrella's Magnet Recognized Medical Center! 

 

A full-service medical campus, the all-private bed hospital offers an array of medical services, including heart care, emergency services, general surgery, weight loss surgery, medical imaging, orthopedic surgery, retail pharmacy and a comprehensive maternity services program. Banner Estrella also offers and encourages the use of complementary therapies, such as pet therapy, aromatherapy, spiritual care, Reiki Therapy and classes on relaxation techniques.

 

The medical surgical units at Banner Estrella with a reputation for excellent patient care draws patients and healthcare professionals alike.

"I keep coming back here because of the great care."  Another patient states that there is one word to describe Estrella-KINDNESS, everyone was so amazing and caring that if he had to live in a hospital I would choose BEMC. “To be honest, you guys are great.  I have been to a few hospitals lately, and you guys set the standards.  I would come any day.  I do not think there is much more you can actually do to improve.”

 

You will find the culture to be supportive, inclusive and dedicated to proving each patient and their families the very best care and an excellent experience!

 

The successful CNA candidate will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent-required
  • Current AZ CNA certification-required
  • Current CPR-required
  • Acute care experience-preferred

This is a full time, 36 hr/wk, day shift position-with alternating weekends and holidays 

 

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About Banner Estrella Medical Center
Banner Estrella Medical Center is a 305-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of health care services to the fast growing communities of west Phoenix. Opened in 2005, this is an innovative, fully electronic facility that features electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry, digital radiography, sophisticated ICU monitoring and much more. In fact, we've been named one of the "ten most innovative hospitals in the country" by Newsweek Magazine and are recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. The hospital is also designed to provide a soothing, healing atmosphere for both patients and their family members. We encourage the use of such therapies as pet therapy, aromatherapy, spiritual care and Reiki Therapy.

 



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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position provides routine patient care to promote patient comfort and contribute to the overall patient plan of care. This position is responsible for on-going patient data collection and documentation in the medical record; provides a variety of unit support functions which contribute to the overall efficient operation of the nursing unit/department.

 

Essential Functions

  • Provides assistance in activities of daily living and completes necessary tasks to promote patient health, including assisting patients with basic hygiene needs, maintaining an optimum level of mobility and assisting patients with nutritional intake, as needed.

 

  • Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements in accordance with unit/facility policy and standards of care. Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care. Assists in the transportation of patient specimens.

 

  • Recognizes and reports abnormalities and/or changes in the patients health status and responses to treatment to a licensed professional. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.

 

  • Performs procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies and state scope of practice; procedures may include blood draws, foley catheter removal, EKGs, and EKG monitoring. Provides necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures, under the direct supervision of a licensed professional.

 

  • Maintains a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.

 

  • May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Current BLS certification. In Arizona: Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) in state of practice is required for new hires and transfers. All incumbents must obtain either the CNA or LNA (currently excludes Tucson). All existing incumbents must also obtain the LNA by the earliest of either their renewal date or 12/31/18 (includes an extended deadline to 12/31/19 for Tucson only). Outside of Arizona: Current Certified Nursing Assistant in state of practice is required.

Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective human relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of medical terminology and computer literacy and keyboarding skills is required.

Depending on department assignment, receive a minimum passing score of 85% on ECG or EEG test with accurate identification of all lethal cardiac dysrhythmias and epileptiform activity is required. Successful completion of either a unit approved basic electrocardiogram interpretation course or electroencephalographic interpretation course, or on the job training is also required.

Preferred Qualifications

Recent healthcare experience preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.