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Certified Nursing Assistant

Job Number
268905
Facility
Banner Lassen Medical Center
Department
Med/Surg-Hosp
Address : Street
1800 Spring Ridge Dr
Address : Location
US-CA-Susanville
Work Schedule
Varied
Position Type
PD: Per-Diem
Posting Category
Nursing Assistants

Good health care is key to a good life. At Banner Health, we understand that, and that’s why we work hard every day to make a difference in people’s lives. We’ve united under a common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. It’s a lofty goal, but it’s one we’re committed to seeing through.

Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Susanville offers a small-town atmosphere with the great outdoors in your backyard! With the ability to easily access great hiking, biking, skiing, and more, this community offers a little something for everyone.

As a Certified Nursing Assistant at Banner Lassen Medical Center, you will join a fantastic team, working alongside our excellent clinical staff in this role to help provide care to our patients. This is a per diem position, with lots of flexibility for scheduling. You’ll help provide care to our patients, assisting with vitals, ADLs, and more! If this flexible, exciting position interests you, apply today!

This is a per diem opportunity that will work on-call as determined by department needs.  Per diem positions are a great way to market your skills within Banner Health.  You will be eligible to apply to regular full-time or part-time opportunities as an internal applicant.  In addition, you will enjoy excellent compensation, shift differentials, paid orientation, 401K, employee wellness program, and employee discounts.

About Banner Lassen Medical Center
Located in Susanville in northeast California, Banner Lassen Medical Center offers comprehensive care in a state-of-the-art facility to aid in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses. Our 25-bed medical center has a proud history of providing vital caring to the community since 1883. Though we are a small community hospital, we have invested in the latest medical equipment, including a 16-slice CT scanner, nuclear medicine, MRI, ultrasound, bone density, mammography and CAD. The hospital also offers infusion and oncology therapy, respiratory therapy and cardiopulmonary services as well as laboratory services, inpatient and outpatient surgery and a 24-hour emergency department. Away from work, you’ll find that our location at the foot of the scenic Sierra Nevada Mountains offers an unlimited variety of recreational activities, including fishing, camping, golfing, hiking and skiing.

About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

Job 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 record; provides a variety of unit support functions which contribute to the overall efficient operation of the nursing unit/department.

Essential Functions

  • 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 assisting patients with nutritional intake, as needed.
  • 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.
  • Recognizes and reports abnormalities and/or changes in the patients 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.
  • Performs procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies and state scope of practice; procedures may include blood draws, foley catheter 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.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
  • May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

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 required. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

In Arizona the Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) licensure is preferred. Recent healthcare experience preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: no
    Salary Range: DOE