Nursing Assistant - Outpatient Observation Unit - FT Days - 142914

--- About Banner Casa Grande Medical CenterBanner Casa Grande Medical Center is a 150+ bed acute-care hospital located midway between Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.
The communities around Banner Casa Grande are experiencing significant growth and our hospital is growing with it.
In the past five years, a $25 million expansion was completed.
Departmental renovations and updates are ongoing, the newest addition being our Interventional Cardiology program.
As the newest addition to Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, you'll have access to a vast network of colleagues and expanded access to career opportunities.
Begin your Banner journey with Banner Casa Grande Medical Center.
About Banner HealthBanner Health is a comprehensive, award-winning, nonprofit health system with facilities in seven western states.
Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices, and much more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided.
The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
--- Job SummaryThis 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 record; provides a variety of unit support functions which contribute to the overall efficient operation of the nursing unit/department.
Essential FunctionsProvides 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 assisting patients with nutritional intake, as needed.
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.
Recognizes and reports abnormalities and/or changes in the patients 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.
Performs procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies and state scope of practice; procedures may include blood draws, foley catheter removal and EKGs.
Provides necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures, under the direct supervision of a licensed professional.
Maintains a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel.
Minimum QualificationsKnowledge as normally obtained through a high school diploma.
Current BLS certification.
Current C.
license in state of practice may be required in certain facilities and/or departments in accordance with regulatory requirements or facility/department policy.
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.
Preferred QualificationsRecent healthcare experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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