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Nurse Assistant

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Working for an organization with the size and resources of Kaiser Permanente Northern California means having the potential to positively affect the health and well-being of entire communities. From our financial, business, and IT experts, to our RNs, allied health professionals, and physicians, we work together to provide the best care experience to our members and the communities we serve. As one of the most diverse regions in the country, Northern California offers everything from the majestic Sierra Mountains, to breathtaking Yosemite, to world-renowned Napa Valley. Here, you'll discover the cultural and recreational diversity that makes Northern California one of the most desirable places in the world to live and work. As Northern California's largest health plan, Kaiser Permanente provides you with the resources and opportunity to build a rewarding career in an environment that supports your success. Join us. Essential Functions: Obtains, records, & reports vital signs on patients as directed. Documents data collected per standards. Collects & reports data to RN for development of plans for meeting patient/family needs. Implements & documents safe, therapeutic, & efficient care as directed by RN. Supports appropriate priorities for patient care. Anticipates need for emotional support. Supports the psychological, social, spiritual, & cultural needs of the patient & family. Takes preventative measures in giving patient care: Protects skin & mucous membranes. Protects patients from falls or other contact injuries. Uses positioning &/or exercise to prevent injury or the complications of immobility. Removes/reports environmental hazards in the patient care area. Implements interventions appropriate to specific age groups& developmental status of patients. Encourages patient/family to participate in treatments as directed. Provides transport to & from nursing units. Observes, records, & reports patient/family response to nursing care. Maintains call light within patient's reach & uses designated communication mechanism for patients w/ impaired hearing, speaking skills, or language barriers Basic Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. BLS certification. Current CNA certificate. Six month acute Medical/Surgical experience as a Nurse Attendant required the past two years or satisfactory completion of NA training program or military corpsman, or RN/LVN student with one semester of clinical experience or EMT training. Position requires prolonged standing and working, with ability to lift and move patients. Must demonstrate competency in basic nursing skills (i.e., vital signs, patient dressing, feeding, ambulation, and transfer). Strong verbal and written communication skills in English required. Interpersonal skills required to promote cohesive team environment. Must pass pre-employment physical. Courtesy required. Must be willing to work in a labor-management partnership environment Primary Location: California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 06:00 AM Working Hours End: 02:30 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01 SEIU United Healthworkers Job Level: Entry Level Department: Santa Clara Homestead Hospital - Recovery - 0201 Pay Range: $30.84 - $32.45 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing. Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara , Nurse Assistant, Healthcare , Santa Clara, California

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