Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, The CNA supports the continuum of care by providing basic care and assistance with daily activities of daily living. Performs uncomplicated technical procedures such as EKG. Participates in basic medical records coding and monitoring of quality assurance such as chart audits. Utilizes a variety of technical equipment and supplies. Provides basic patient inventory management.
Assists with patients transport to other units, and procedural areas. Delivers laboratory specimens to lab, and blood products to the unit. Assists with CPR during Code Blue. Cross trains to the role of Hospital Unit Secretary and Environmental Care Partner. The position requires initiative, ability to prioritize demands and the ability to work in a team environment. Participates in team environment, including training and evaluation of peers, scheduling of work, and assisting with administrative function of unit.
Must possess a valid California CNA Certificate.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Demonstrated ability to observe deviations from normal.
- Previous acute care experience.
- Previous ICU experience.
- PCIS, UCSD Paging & Scheduling Systems.
- Knowledge of medical terminology or certificate of medical terminology training.
- Bilingual: Spanish/English.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physic
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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