Tenet Healthcare CNA Full Time Evening Float Pool in Palm Springs, California


The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse. Access to all patient health information is for treatment purposes only.


• Maintains current California Nursing Assistant Certification at all times

• Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS) at all times

• Maintains current Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training at all times

• Performs general nursing procedures, teaching, interventions, goal setting and treatments (within scope of practice) and reports significant findings to the Registered Nurse (RN)

• Supports changes in clinical practice and assists the department director with implementing changes in the hospital policies or practices

• Participates in orientation of new staff as needed

• Ensures compliance, knowledge and adherence with hospital’s policies and procedures

• Maintains competence in practice

• Participates in quality improvement programs

• Provides skin care and hourly rounding to all assigned patients

• Knowledgeable of growth, development and treatment needed in various populations served

• Orients patients to room/unit and ensures, patient communication, white boards are complete

• Utilizes universal precautions and ensures others do so as well

• Ensures call lights are answered timely and report patient needs, which are outside of the scope of practice, to the appropriate personnel

• Adheres to hospital attendance/tardiness policy

• Attends all required education

• Organizes care and assumes responsibility for assigned group of patients

• Demonstrates guest relations in communication, cooperation and providing assistance to patients, physicians, co-workers and visitors in a prompt and courteous manner

• Advocates and ensures patient rights are upheld

• Identifies patient safety risks and ensures patient safety is maintained

• Obtains and records vital signs, patient weight, activities of daily living, intake and output

• Notifies RN and documents changes in patient’s appearance or behavior

• Applies telemetry leads and troubleshooting if working on telemetry monitoring unit

• Proficient with braces and specialized equipment utilized by patients

• Assists in monitoring mental health patients

• Other duties as appropriately assigned by unit director



• High School Diploma or GED

• Education – entry level, vocational training, specialized skills and certification

• Current California Nursing Assistant Certification

• Current American Heart Association BLS

• CPI training completed within three months of hire

• Excellent customer service skills

• Ability to work with staff, patients and families

• Good oral and written communication skills

• Ability to work in a dynamic environment



Job: Nursing

Organization: Desert Regional Medical Center

Title: CNA Full Time Evening Float Pool

Location: CA-Palm Springs

Requisition ID: 1805008458