Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Inpatient Oncology - Sign On Bonus Available- OMC Jeff Hwy - Da

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Inpatient Oncology - Sign On Bonus Available- OMC Jeff Hwy - Da

Ochsner Health System | New Orleans, LA, 70130, US
Salary Range:$25,000 – $29,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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Description

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!

Sign-On Bonus Available!

This job works collaboratively to maintain patient safety and provide for the delivery of basic patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. May provide constant observation of the patient and notifies nursing personnel of changes in behavior or status and when leaving the room, and intervenes as needed to maintain patient safety. Communicates effectively with co-workers, patients, family and visitors. Performs all functions delegated by the nurse staff and adheres to policies and procedures.

Education

Required - High school diploma or equivalent

Work Experience

Preferred- Hospital and telemetry experience

Certifications

Required - Current Louisiana Certification as a Nurses' Assistant (CNA)

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association to be obtained within 60 days from hire

Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI) to be obtained within 60 days from hire

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

* Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications.


* Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.


* Excellent organizational skills.


* Excellent time management skills.


* Ability to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).



Job Duties

* Supports the plan of care as delegated by staff nurse within scope of skills verification.


* Maintains a clean and safe environment in the patient care area.


* Provides care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the ages of patients served in assigned areas.


* Communicates patient care needs effectively with patients, families, and other staff members, including multi-disciplinary teams.


* Completes documentation of patient related tasks.


* Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.


* Performs other related duties as assigned.



The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases. The incumbent has an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

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