Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St.
Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit
hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support
services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was
the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later,
St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the
poor and underserved.
We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for
quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St.
Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological
Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St.
Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma
Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The
hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics,
neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St.
Joseph's is considered a sought-after destination hospital for
treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every
day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital's patients have
traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek
treatment at St. Joseph's.
U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the
top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.
In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of
Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix
St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work
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Job Summary: The Certified Nurse Assistant performs patient
related care tasks. Assists patients with activities of daily
living and provides direct patient care under supervision of Nurse.
These duties may include but are not limited to: Obtaining and
recording patient vital signs. Monitoring and recording daily
intake and output. Assists Physician/Nurse as requested.
Communicates patient needs and observed/reported changes in patient
condition to supervising Nurse or Physician. Documents all
interactions where appropriate. Floats to all clinical areas of the
hospital. Job Standards:
- Assists with patient admission, discharge and transfer
- Collects laboratory specimens according to hospital protocol,
maintaining hospital standard of zero tolerance for mislabeled
- Assists the nurse/physician during examinations, treatments and
procedures as requested
- Retrieves necessary equipment and supplie
- Monitors and records patient vital signs, weight, positioning,
ADL's, I&O, activity and blood glucose readings per RN
instructions, hospital protocols, and standards of care and
notifies RN/physician of abnormalities
- Documents clinically relevant findings in the patient's record
according to hospital protocols
One year recent acute care experience required
Completion of C.N.A. program
BLS- AHA only