The Nursing Assistant assists in patient care throughout nursing areas, and is responsible for the safe transport of patients via wheelchair or stretcher, dispatch services and appropriate documentation of services. Provides the services of an Observer for any patient on a patient care unit who has been assessed to require constant observation in order to maximize his/her safety. Performs general receptionist and clerical duties in order to facilitate efficient functioning of the nursing unit.
Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to provide direct care to patients under the direct supervision of licensed personnel.
Maintains current knowledge/certification.
Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to provide non–direct patient care/support services to staff under the direction of licensed personnel.
Operates Order Communication System.
Attends all required Safety Training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety and specific job‑related hazards.
Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.
High school graduate or equivalent
Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred
Basic computer knowledge is preferred
Current California CNA license
Training or equivalent experience as a nursing assistant, CNA, EMT, Medical Assistant
The South El Monte community is a vibrant blend of residents both young and old just east of downtown Los Angeles, in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley. For more than 40 years, the Greater El Monte Community Hospital has been serving the area from a 117-bed facility that is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and American Heart Association Certified. We are an approved provider for Medi-Cal and Medicare programs. We are one of the few hospitals who have met the high standards of the GACH (General Acute Care Hospital) for California Health and Human Services Agency Hospital Relicensing Survey. Our wide range of services includes critical care, emergency care, diagnostic services, surgery, labor and delivery, and rehabilitation. Overseeing these services is a team of highly trained and qualified physicians, nurses, and other medical staff who are dedicated to effective treatment and quality healthcare. Conveniently located between the 10 and 60 freeways, we are able to provide a variety of quality healthcare services to patients in this ever-growing community.