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Nursing Assistant

Company: St. Joseph Health & Covenent Health
Location: Apple Valley
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Nursing Assistant with Nursing Administration Department at St. Mary Medical Center.



Location: Apple Valley, CA



Schedule: Full-time 72 Biweekly Hour



Shift: 12 Hour Night Shift



Job Summary:



Provides assistance with direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.



Essential Functions:




  • Reports any observed changes in patient's condition, behavior, and vital signs to a registered nurse in a timely manner.

  • Assists in bed baths, patient hygiene and bed changing.

  • Answers patient call light, beepers and responds appropriately and promptly.

  • Passes dietary trays and assists patients with meals as directed.

  • Performs/documents routine treatments and procedures such as but not limited to intake and output, weights, vital signs, sitz baths, enemas, range of motion exercises, incentive spirometry, and bed alerts.

  • Assists in the admitting, transfer and discharge process of patients.

  • Answers telephone/intercom, and directs or transfers calls to appropriate individuals and/or departments.

  • Maintains patient room cleanliness/organization and stocks equipment in patient's room.

  • Assists with maintenance, stocking and/or cleaning of supplies and equipment as assigned.

  • Successfully completes annual Unit Based Competency Validation.

  • Prepares and sets up age-appropriate equipment and supplies.

  • Able to differentiate between normal and abnormal vital signs for the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient.

  • Assesses need for additional safety measures for the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient.

  • Participates in 75% of department meetings.

  • Assist in orientation of new staff.




    Position Requirements:



    Education: H.S. Diploma or GED or equivalent educ/experience



    License and Certification: Current BLS for Healthcare Provider B00010.



    Preferred Position Requirements:



    Experience: 1 year Acute care experience.



    License and Certification: Current California Department of Human Services Nursing Assistant Certification.



    St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

    Company: St. Mary Medical Center

    Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

    Req ID: R323601




    Information For Job Seekers: Recruitment and Hiring During COVID-19
    During these uncertain times, providing a safe, exceptional hiring experience remains a top priority.
    Are Providence St. Joseph Health and their family of organizations still hiring?Yes. We have an urgent need for clinical and non-clinical workers to care for our patients. We are actively recruiting across all regions and locations for temporary, part-time and full-time positions while taking necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our candidates, patients, caregivers and communities.
    Are job interviews still happening?Yes. To minimize risk, we now offer virtual interviews as an alternative to in-person interviews across all of our regions and locations.
    Is travel still allowed for out-of-area applicants?No. However, we are scheduling virtual interviews for all candidates needing to travel. Travel for interviews is not allowed until further notice.
    Are new employee/caregiver orientations still happening?Yes. For the safety of our new and current caregivers, we are launching a virtual New Caregiver Orientation experience effective March 30, 2020. This experience will welcome new caregivers and ensure they have all the required information, including knowledge of our organizations' safety and regulatory procedures. Our Promise is to "Know Me, Care for Me, Ease My Way," and we are committed to this promise during virtual orientation.
    What are you doing to keep your employees/caregivers safe?We need to keep our caregivers safe, so they can safely care for our patients. Facing a massive national shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) to fight COVID-19, we sought innovative solutions from our teams and communities. Due to initiatives like the , we are pleased to announce that we are moving to the practice of "universal masking." This means, starting with our hardest-hit communities, we will supply a medical-grade mask to every caregiver who works in a clinical setting at the beginning of each shift. We are committed to universal masking in our most affected communities for as long as feasible.
    How are you supporting your employees/caregivers through these difficult and unprecedented times?We're listening to our people. We know many of our caregivers and their family members are experiencing stress and anxiety due to the increased burden of COVID-19. We have a range of resources that can support their emotional needs, free of charge. We're also providing added benefits for child care, emergency loans and more. Learn more .
    Where can I learn more about Providence St. Joseph Health's COVID-19 response measures?For more about our organization's response to COVID-19, please visit our


    About Us

    St. Joseph Health (SJH) is an integrated Catholic health care delivery system sponsored by the
    It is organized into three regions:

    • Northern California
    • Southern California
    • West Texas/Eastern New Mexico

      We provide a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission.
      In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.
      Learn more about what sets St. Joseph Health and its affiliates apart from other health care systems.




Keywords: St. Joseph Health & Covenent Health, Apple Valley , Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Apple Valley, California

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