CNA Nursing Asst - Medical Surgical Unit - Full Time - Days

St. Joseph Health Plainview , TX 79073

Posted 2 months ago

Covenant Health is seeking a full time Nursing Assistant with the Medical Surgical department at Covenant Plainview. Day shift

Job Summary:

The Nursing Assistant II performs the duties of a CNA and Unit Clerk/Monitor Tech as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs and reports vital signs and immediately reports abnormal values to a licensed nurse.

  • Answers patients call lights, relaying information to a licensed nurse promptly.

  • Delivers patients' water and meal trays, assisting the patient as necessary under the direction of a licensed nurse.

  • Provides patient care related to personal care/hygiene, ambulation and comfort.

  • Transports patients, specimens, medicines, blood, X-ray films, CS supplies, and miscellaneous items as directed.

  • Follows all infection control policies and procedures as it relates to patients, equipment, supplies, and other miscellaneous items to include cleaning equipment after each patient use.

  • Demonstrates knowledge, prioritize and completing transcription of patient data in a timely manner. Accurately and efficiently maintains the medical record

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: Coursework/Training

  • Successful completion of the Unit Clerk Class

Licenses and Certifications: Current Nursing Assistant Certification.

Must achieve BLS (AHA) certification with 30 days of employment.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: 1 year experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant and/or Unit Clerk

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center

  • CMC

Covenant Children's

Covenant Specialty

Covenant Plainview

  • PLV

Covenant Levelland

  • LVL

Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)

Covenant Medical Group (CMG)

Covenant Health Partners

Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on call, per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

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