Oct 14, 2021

Nursing Assistant I - 2nd North

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Napa, CA, USA
Nursing Staff

Job Description

We are looking for a Nursing Assistant I for the 3rd North Department at Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Location: Napa, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Nights

Job Summary:

Performs basic patient care by assisting in the treatment and care of patients under the direction of a licensed nurse. Performs all work under moderate supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides patient care related to personal care/hygiene, ambulation and comfort.
  • Assists in preparing patients for meals, delivery of meals, feeding of patients when necessary and providing fresh water.
  • Accurately checks and reports vital signs.
  • Assists in maintaining a clean and safe environment for patients.
  • Notifies licensed nurse of any abnormal/unusual finding of patient conditions or patient problems.
  • Accurately and efficiently reports data.
  • Maintains a committed and cooperative attitude with other members of the health care team.
  • Demonstrates continuous education growth through education and in-services.
  • Demonstrates ability to evaluate needs for moving patients, utilizing proper body mechanics and lifting equipment. Provides assistance to other staff members

Skills:

  • Possesses effective skills in communication and interpersonal relationships, as demonstrated by the ability to notify licensed nurse of patient changes or abnormal findings.
  • Creates and sustains positive working relationships as demonstrated by open, honest, and respectful communications and interactions and ability to be flexible.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Preferred: Basic computer skills

Minimum Position Requirements:

Licenses/Certifications: Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Acute care hospital experience.
  • 3 months experience in the medical field within previous 2 years.

Licenses/Certifications: Certified Nursing Assistant

For 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley. Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is founded on four core values: Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity. These central principles inspire us to reach out to those in need and to help heal the whole person-mind, body and spirit.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center combines the region's most qualified physicians and staff with the most advanced technology available. Because we have such high standards of care, our programs have been recognized regionally and nationally for their demonstrated success of outcome and care which is par with university hospitals.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Queen of the Valley Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Req ID: R339574