Patient Care Assistant

Catholic Health Initiative Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 1 week ago

Job Details

Facility: CHI Memorial

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Department: Clinical Decision Unit

Job Type: Part Time

Shift: 7p-7a

Important Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen

Nursing Assistant

We want our patients to be as comfortable as possible and believe that starts with basic patient care. We have the best team of nursing assistants in our facilities and now we need you. Our CNA's not only collect patient information, but they also help them take their medications on time, assist with meals, attend to personal needs, and change wound dressings as needed. They play a vital role as a liaison between our patients and their care teams. If you are interested in joining this type of healthcare community, we want to talk to you.

What you'll do:

  • Contributes to the assessment of the health status of patients

  • Communicates pertinent patient information to appropriate members of the treatment team with direction of the Charge Nurse

  • Assist patients/families with light housekeeping duties such as assisting with meals or changing bed linens

  • Reports any changes in a patient's condition to the Charge Nurse

  • Must have ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.

Why you should choose us:

What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI!

Requirements:

  • Nurse Assistants must be on the Nurse Aide Registry of the State in which they work OR a current nursing student that has completed Nursing Fundamentals

  • BLS (Basic Life Support) required

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2018-R0183851

  • Schedule: Part-time

  • Shift: Night Job

  • Market: CHI Memorial

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