Join the elite team at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital, a patient safety leader and performance achievement award winning facility.
Certified Nurse Assistants are an essential part of an interdisciplinary nursing unit which work under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse and provide supportive age appropriate care to patients with a variety of diagnoses. Responsibilities include taking, recording and reporting vital signs and other clinical measurements such as pulse oximetry, height/weight, nutritional and fluid intake/output. Consistently performing patient care skills needed to assure patient comfort and safety, and participating in care of the patient environment and equipment. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health St. Patrick Hospital, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values.
Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification in the State of Louisiana required
American Heart Association Basic Life Support required
No experience required
Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, families, and medical staff both verbally and written form
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.