Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) PCU Full Time Days in Burleson, TX at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Texas Health Huguley FWS

Job Description

Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South
Operated as a joint venture between Texas Health Resources and Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to earning the Gallup Great Workplace Award six years in a row, we were also recognized as one of “150 Great Places to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
Our 224-bed hospital includes a medical ICU, cardiovascular ICU, PCU, open heart surgery center and behavioral health. In addition, we have accredited programs in orthopedics, chest pain, and inpatient diabetes, plus an award-winning emergency department.
  • Answers telephone in a courteous manner, using name, title and location, within four rings, relaying information to appropriate nurse on a consistent basis.
  • Answers patient calls via intercom within one minute and refers message to appropriate nurse to promote prompt service to the patients on a consistent basis.
  • Notifies Charge Nurse/RN of pending admissions; notifies nurse of patient's arrival on unit or return to room from surgery/procedure with no more than three (3) documented variances, as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.
  • Prepares charts for new admissions.  Prepares charts for medical records following patient dismissal.
  • Labels charts and door with appropriate identification, allergy information and other pertinent information.
  • Keeps patient activity board updated on a consistent basis as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.
  • Accurately posts all admissions, transfers and discharges on activity boards and desk calendars each shift on a consistent basis, as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.
  • Assists physicians in locating charts, reports and equipment; notifies Charge Nurse/RN of physicians' arrival on unit on a consistent basis.
  • Greets family, visitors and other hospital personnel courteously, providing information and/or directions to appropriate place or person.
  • Checks, orders and distributes supplies and forms, according to unit policy, to maintain necessary supply without stock piling, as observed by Charge Nurse/RN, with less than three (3) variances per year.
  • Checks, stamps and places in respective racks the C.S. and Pharmacy charge cards according to routine procedure each shift with no more than three (3) documented or verbalized variances per year.
  • Performs all assigned tasks related to code/emergency situations according to hospital and department policy in calm fashion.
  • Accurately processes all STAT orders immediately notifying Charge Nurse/RN.
  • Completes arrangements for special tests or transfers including appointments and copies of forms, as needed.  Guarantees payment, memorandum of transfer and transport arrangements, keeping Charge Nurse/RN informed with no more than three (3) variances per year.
  • Does not accept phone or verbal orders from the physician.
  • Assists the Charge Nurse, RN or LVN with patient care activities involving activities of daily living.
  • Participates in teamwork to contribute to the efficient operation of the unit.
  • Adapts and responds positively when unexpected changes occur in staffing or workload.
  • Remains in assigned work area and/or keeps Charge Nurse/RN informed of whereabouts throughout the assigned shift at all times.
  • Assists with unit errands when requested.  Volunteers for errands and additional duties when available to do so.
  • Maintains neat and organized appearance of nursing station with all supplies in appropriate place and nursing desk orderly as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.
  • Demonstrates self-motivation by using unassigned time to perform duties that contribute to the smooth functioning of the unit.
  • Demonstrates the skill necessary to provide safe and adequate telemetry monitoring.
  • Runs strips Q 4 hours for nurse interpretation with no more than  (3) three variances per year.
  • Reports any rhythm changes to Charge Nurse/RN 100% of the time.
  • Responds to all alarm signals 100% of the time.
  • Mounts all rhythm strips on appropriate form and files in patient record with no more than four (4) exceptions per year
  • Successful completion of Monitor/Telemetry Course (Monitor Tech class)
  • Six to twelve months previous CNA, unit secretary, monitor technician, or equivalent medical experience preferred
  • Nurse Tech Course or medical experience in lieu of education
  • Accurate typing skills
  • CNA License Preferred
  • Must be able to communicate effectively

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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