Cedars-Sinai Clinical Partner aka Certified Nursing Assistant - 12Hr in Los Angeles, California

Requisition #: 25944
Working Title: Clinical Partner aka Certified Nursing Assistant - 12Hr
Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0873002 - NSG FLOAT
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Medical/Surgical
Position Type: Per Diem
Shift Length: 12hr
Hours: 1900-0730
Days: Departmental Schedule
Shift Type: Night
Weekends: Every Other

Job Posting: Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars-Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow’s health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

The Clinical Partner (CP), under the direction of a Registered Nurse, and after education and demonstration of competency, performs a variety of direct patient care activities or tasks specific to the Unit/needs of the patient population which include but are not limited to the following:

•Assists patients with activities such as eating, walking and personal hygiene.

•Records and reports vital signs, dispenses/retrieves bedpans, and removes urinary catheters.

•Maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.

•Identify safety concerns in the age related population and institutes additional measures to provide a safe environment; and identify developmental milestones in the age-related population.

•Other job responsibilities as appropriate to the scope of care as a Certified Nurse Assistant for the patient population being cared for.

Educational, License, Certification and Other Requirements:

-High School Diploma or General Education Diploma/G.E.D.

-Current and valid certification from the State of California as a Nurse Assistant

-Current and valid Basic Cardiac Life Support/BCLS certificate from the American Heart Association

-Full command (written and verbal) of the English language

-Excellent customer services and interpersonal skills

-Must possess minimum computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of Windows or comparable system specifically including keyboarding and mouse skills and applicable to individual job duties and expectations, employee must demonstrate competency in use of the applications indicated on the competency checklist.

Work Experience:

-Minimum of one (1) year or more recent work experience in an acute and/or sub acute care facility (hospital or medical center).

Work Environment:

-Must be able to perform assigned duties in a demanding work environment

Physical Demands:

•Full body motion

•Full sensory response (vision, speech, hearing, smell, touch)

•Manual finger dexterity and fine motor skills with eye-hand coordination

•Frequent standing, walking, twisting (trunk, neck), bending (waist), flexing/extending/stretching (extremities and trunk)

•Occasional sitting, gripping/grasping, reaching below shoulder level, reaching above shoulder level, kneeling, squatting

•Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, push/pull at least 100 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled

All External hires must successfully pass background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical.

Qualification Requirements/Preferences:

Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities

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Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.