Patient Care Assistant CNA LNA
Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Primary City/State:Sun City, ArizonaDepartment Name:
Med-Surg-4CD-HospWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical CareThose who
have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united
by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better.
If changing health care for the better sounds like something you
want to be part of, we want to hear from you.Sign on Bonus
$1,500.00Our 4CD 24 bed General Medical Surgical Unit at Banner
Boswell consisting of private rooms. General surgeries consist of
urology, plastics, gyn, and abdominal. Overflow medical patients
with simple pneumonias, GI issues, and skin disorders. This unit
has the capability of flexing to semi-private rooms for a total of
34 beds if needed.-- This fulltime day shift runs 6am - 6:30pm
Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate
$1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift
differential when applicable.As the ideal candidate you will be
responsible for on-going patient data collection and documentation
in the medical records and provide a variety of unit support
functions which contribute to the overall efficient operation of
the nursing unit/department.-- You will be valued member of our
team and be a part of strong team collaboration.--Your pay and
benefits are important components of your Journey at Banner Health.
Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and
your family. We provide health and financial security options so
you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your
life.Since 1970, Banner Boswell Medical Center has provided
exceptional care to the people in the northwest area of
metropolitan Phoenix. Today, our 501-bed acute-care hospital is
recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best
Hospitals and offers a full range of acute care services, including
cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, surgery,
rehabilitation, emergency, stroke, intensive care, pulmonary,
urology, wound management and sleep disorders. We've earned the
Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke
Centers. We're also in the nation's top five percent for preventing
mortality and complications.POSITION 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 records and provides a variety of unit
support functions which contribute to the overall efficient
operation of the nursing unit/department.
1. 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 providing assistance with nutritional intake as
2. 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.
3. Recognizes and reports abnormalities and/or changes in the
patient's 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.
4. Performs procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a
licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies
and according to state scope of practice; procedures may include
blood draws, foley catheters 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.
5. Performs receptionist/clerical duties to support overall
operating efficiency and effective flow of communication and
information throughout the department. Participates in the
resolution of customer problems or collects necessary data and
follows through to appropriate person for problem resolution.
6. Maintains a complete patient record with admission, transfer,
and discharge information, progress notes, and consent forms.
Ensures that all reports and chart forms are scanned or filed into
the patient's record. Ensures that charting forms are labeled and
accessible if they are needed. Maintains adequate supplies of
frequently used, patient education materials. Assists in the
ordering of patient specimens. May transcribe and process physician
orders effectively using the electronic medical record.
7. Maintains adequate levels of office, dietary, and medical
supplies and completes requisition forms when supplies need to be
ordered. Reconciles supply order upon delivery. Monitors and tracks
the use and whereabouts of electronic equipment such as patient ID
scanners and lap top computers. Ensures that all are accounted for
and in working order.
8. Based on area of assignment may assist with transporting
patients, including pre-operative and immediate post-operative
patients to critical care unit. Participates in OR room
9. This position works under supervision and has responsibility for
assigned unit only. Incumbents work in a fast-paced, sometimes
stressful environment with a strong focus on customer service.
Interacts with staff at all levels throughout the facility, as well
as patients, families and physicians
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Current BLS certification is required. Current Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA) in state of practice is required for new hires and
transfers. In Tucson: Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in
state of practice is required for new hires. Existing Tucson
incumbents may not transfer out of their geographical market
without meeting the CNA requirement. Requires skills and abilities
typically attained with 1 year of medical clerical experience;
preferably in a hospital or physician office setting, or prior
experience in customer service. 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.
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
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.Employees working at BUMG, BUMCT, or BUMCS in a Behavioral
Health clinical setting that serves children must possess an
Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain
the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working
for Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility
must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of
hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.
Employees working at Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University
Medical Center Phoenix campus must possess a State of Arizona
Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at
the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
employment. This is a requirement of the Whole Family Counseling
Program held at this specific facility.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
In Arizona the Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) licensure is
preferred. Recent healthcare experience preferred. Successful
completion of an approved unit secretary program is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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