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Certified Nurse Assistant

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Hello humankindness

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 Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.


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 specimens
  • 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

Special Skills:

None Specified


None Specified

Keywords: Dignity Health, Phoenix , Certified Nurse Assistant, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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