Methodist Hospital of Southern California CNA in Arcadia, California

  • Job Description

  • Job Summary:

  • Under the supervision of a licensed nurse, provides basic patient care to a group of assigned patients.Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for the patient's age. Demonstrates investment in the overall forward movement of the unit and the organization. Applies goodinterpersonal and communication process utilizing verbal and non-verbal skills to achieve organizationalservice goals of customer satisfaction and a positive work environment.

  • Experience/Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.

  • Possess basic computer skills.

  • Prefer minimum of one-year recent experience in an acute care hospital.

  • Previous Nursing Assistant experience or completion of a formal Nursing Assistant course.

  • Successful completion of basic math test.

  • Education:

  • Certified Nursing education course.

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required

  • Licensure/Certification:

  • A current C.N.A. Certification in the State of California is required

  • Must have and maintain a current BLS certification

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to bend/reach for up to 1/3 of the time

  • Must be able to carry between 5-10 pounds

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to perform chest compressions for up to 5 minutes

  • Must be able to Push/Pull and Assist patients up to 200 pounds

  • Must be able to sit for 10-12 hrs per day

  • Must be able to stand/walk for 10-12 hrs per day

  • Work Environment:

  • Ability to work well under pressure with frequent interruptions and deadlines.