Patient Care Assistant CNA LNA
Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Primary City/State:Sun City West, ArizonaDepartment Name:
Med-Surg-4C Routine Care-HospWork Shift: NightJob Category:Clinical
CareThe future is full of possibilities.----At Banner Health, we're
excited about what the future holds for health care. That's why
we're changing the industry to make the experience the best it can
be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health
care easier, so life can be better.-- The future of health care
starts here. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from
you.--Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center has been named to the
nation's 100 Top Hospitals list for 2019 by IBM Watson Health.--
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center is dedicated to a high-tech,
high-touch philosophy of care that has kept us a top healthcare
choice in the Northwest Valley for more than 20 years. We are
deeply committed to providing the highest quality of clinical care
along with an excellent patient care experience.The Banner Del Webb
Med Surg 4C team is hiring for a full time, night shift Certified
or Licensed Nursing Assistant to join our team. This
patient-oriented team is looking for an experienced NA who is BLS
certified, has healthcare clerical experience and--exhibits the--3
E's - Energy, Enthusiasm and Excitement!-- As our Nursing Assistant
you will be valued member of our team and be a part of strong team
collaboration! You will provide routine patient care to promote
patient comfort and contribute to the overall patient plan of
care.-- Hours for this night position are 7:00pm - 7:30am, 3 nights
per week. Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat
rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift
differential when applicable.Your pay and benefits are important
components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a
variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide
health and financial security options so you can focus on being the
best at what you do and enjoying your life.Banner Del E. Webb
Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to
residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is
recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best
Hospitals. With 390 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide
range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as
well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care,
inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology,
orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and
gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute
and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral
This position provides routine patient care to promote patient
comfort and contribute to the overall patient plan of care. This
position is responsible for on-going patient data collection and
documentation in the medical records and provides a variety of unit
support functions which contribute to the overall efficient
operation of the nursing unit/department.
1. Provides assistance in activities of daily living and completes
necessary tasks to promote patient health, including assisting
patients with basic hygiene needs, maintaining an optimum level of
mobility and providing assistance with nutritional intake as
2. Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs,
input/output and other delegated measurements in accordance with
unit/facility policy and standards of care. Documents objective
data and routine aspects of patient care. Assists in the
transportation of patient specimens.
3. Recognizes and reports abnormalities and/or changes in the
patient's health status and responses to treatment to a licensed
professional. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and
completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients
for which care is provided.
4. Performs procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a
licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies
and according to state scope of practice; procedures may include
blood draws, foley catheters removal, EKGs, and EKG monitoring.
Provides necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical
staff and patients for unit specific procedures, under the direct
supervision of a licensed professional.
5. Performs receptionist/clerical duties to support overall
operating efficiency and effective flow of communication and
information throughout the department. Participates in the
resolution of customer problems or collects necessary data and
follows through to appropriate person for problem resolution.
6. Maintains a complete patient record with admission, transfer,
and discharge information, progress notes, and consent forms.
Ensures that all reports and chart forms are scanned or filed into
the patient's record. Ensures that charting forms are labeled and
accessible if they are needed. Maintains adequate supplies of
frequently used, patient education materials. Assists in the
ordering of patient specimens. May transcribe and process physician
orders effectively using the electronic medical record.
7. Maintains adequate levels of office, dietary, and medical
supplies and completes requisition forms when supplies need to be
ordered. Reconciles supply order upon delivery. Monitors and tracks
the use and whereabouts of electronic equipment such as patient ID
scanners and lap top computers. Ensures that all are accounted for
and in working order.
8. Based on area of assignment may assist with transporting
patients, including pre-operative and immediate post-operative
patients to critical care unit. Participates in OR room
9. This position works under supervision and has responsibility for
assigned unit only. Incumbents work in a fast-paced, sometimes
stressful environment with a strong focus on customer service.
Interacts with staff at all levels throughout the facility, as well
as patients, families and physicians
Performs all functions according to established policies,
procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as
applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner
Health with an excellent service experience by consistently
demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general
content of and requirements of this position and are not intended
to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or
responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's
MATRIX OR INDIRECT REPORTING
TYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Banner Health Leadership will strive to uphold the mission, values,
and purpose of the organization. They will serve as role models for
staff and act in a people-centered, service excellence-focused, and
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS
DP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep,
Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch
Possess physical agility and adequate reaction time to respond
quickly and appropriately to unexpected patient care needs.
Needs adequate hearing and visual acuity, including adequate color
Requires fine motor skills, adequate eye-hand coordination, and
ability to grasp and handle objects.
Able to use proper body mechanics to assist patients in ambulating,
transferring in and out of bed, chair or wheelchair.
May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood
and bodily fluids.
Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing,
and speaking in person or on telephone.
May require periodic use of personal computer.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Current BLS certification is required. Current Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA) in state of practice is required for new hires and
transfers. In Tucson: Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in
state of practice is required for new hires. Existing Tucson
incumbents may not transfer out of their geographical market
without meeting the CNA requirement. Requires skills and abilities
typically attained with 1 year of medical clerical experience;
preferably in a hospital or physician office setting, or prior
experience in customer service. Must possess excellent
organizational skills, as well as effective human relations and
communication skills. Working knowledge of medical terminology and
computer literacy and keyboarding skills is required.
Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective
human relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of
medical terminology and computer literacy and keyboarding skills is
Depending on department assignment, receive a minimum passing score
of 85% on ECG or EEG test with accurate identification of all
lethal cardiac dysrhythmias and epileptiform activity is required.
Successful completion of either a unit approved basic
electrocardiogram interpretation course or electroencephalographic
interpretation course, or on the job training is also
required.Employees working at BUMG, BUMCT, or BUMCS in a Behavioral
Health clinical setting that serves children must possess an
Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain
the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working
for Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility
must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of
hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.
Employees working at Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University
Medical Center Phoenix campus must possess a State of Arizona
Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at
the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
employment. This is a requirement of the Whole Family Counseling
Program held at this specific facility.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
In Arizona the Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) licensure is
preferred. Recent healthcare experience preferred. Successful
completion of an approved unit secretary program is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.DATE
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