Nursing Attendant

Nursing Attendant

Nursing Attendant

Nursing Attendant

Primary Location Irvine, California
Job Number 1124023
Date posted11/04/2022
Job Summary:
Performs a variety of patient care tasks as assigned, within the parameters of established standards of care, policies, and procedures, and under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse or physician. Performs in a manner that is compatible with the Medical Center's vision, mission, and strategic plan. demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits when providing treatment, and treats coworkers, patients, families, and all other members of the healthcare team with respect. Remains adaptable to changing systems.
Significant Duties:

The following abilities, talents, and behaviors are displayed by a skilled nursing assistant:


Has a professional, helpful approach. finds and promotes novel concepts.

Uses efficient communication techniques, such as issue escalation and chain of command, to achieve desired results.

Partnership with the registered nurse in the identification and resolution of issues.

Determines the optimal order for assigning tasks in order to perform patient care tasks, and warns the registered nurse if tasks cannot be completed.

Complies with legal requirements, regulations, guidelines, and best practices.

The nursing Method accurately recognizes the patient and the planned surgery. Performs patient care tasks within the parameters of competence, taking into account the patient's age-related demands.

Inform the registered nurse of any odd findings.

Gathers information and promptly gives it to the registered nurse so that it can be used to update the treatment plan.

With the registered nurse, discharge barriers are discussed, and interventions are implemented as needed.

Abides by hospital standards that tailor care to the needs of the serving population as they relate to age.

Inform the members of the healthcare team of the outcomes of interventions that fall within their areas of expertise.

The charting's documentation is legible, signed, and has a date.

Data collecting within the bounds of competence serve as documentation.

Clinical Results uses common sense safety measures and maintains a secure environment for oneself and others.

Observes the health of the patient and their family and alert the registered nurse to any unexpected changes or strange observations.

Displays competencies while on probation and after departmental competency validation are complete.

Transports patients, equipment, supplies, and specimens throughout the medical center utilizing proper body mechanics.

Participates in departmental performance improvement activities, i.e., planning, measuring/monitoring, assessing, and improving. Utilizes computer systems effectively and efficiently.


Customer Service

Meets the requirements for customer service set forth by the service area, medical center, and particular department.

Anticipates the needs of the consumer, acts proactively to satisfy those needs and accepts responsibility within the authority to see that problems are fixed.

Helps members who aren't happy with their experience by listening to them and assuming responsibility within their sphere of influence to see that the problem is fixed.

Promptly responds to patient requests, alarms, and call lights.

Gives patients and their significant others the knowledge they require within their area of expertise, under the leadership of the registered nurse.

Safeguards and maintains patient privacy.

Ensures a tidy, efficient, and clean working environment.


Team Commitment

Others perceive you as a productive team player who is adaptable, cooperative, and willing to help others.

Confronts challenging or contentious circumstances constructively and seeks out the proper help.

Accepts constructive feedback and owns up to their mistakes.

Helps others who are not familiar with the department.

Attends at least 50% of staff meetings, participates actively in other departmental professional development, and attends all required meetings and inservices. (Per diem staff may have different requirements.)

Participates in the evaluation of the existing and future needs for unit learning and the creation of the annual educational plan.

Keeps abreast about unit activities and offers suggestions.

Respects the attendance policy for the region.

Quickly reports to the designated place and is present and ready to report at the start of the designated shift.

Encourages an atmosphere of cooperative labor-management interaction.


Fiscal Responsibility

Minimizes the use of overtime by planning the workday.
Determines systems that require simplicity or repair and offers assistance.
Makes the most of both payroll and non-payroll resources.
Pay Grade: 23
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum one (1) year experience as a Nursing Attendant in an acute hospital, skilled nursing, extended care, or convalescent care setting.
  • Current enrollment in an approved RN or LVN program may be substituted for 1 year of experience.
  • Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.
  • State Certification as a Nursing Assistant or completion of a Nursing Attendant course or current enrollment in an approved RN or LVN program.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Basic Life Support


Additional Requirements:

  • Depending on what the medical center specifies, certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant may be necessary.
  • Significant amounts of walking, standing, light lifting, exposure to patient aspects, and treatment of emergencies and patient occurrences within their area of
  • Expertise is all required for the position.
  • Demonstrates clear, succinct communication that is appropriate for the patient's developmental stage.
  • Possesses fluency in the English language (written and verbal).
  • Modules 1-4 of Neonatal Resuscitation are necessary for family-centered care.
Preferred Qualifications:
On a position-by-position basis, some jobs may be posted as requiring bilingual Spanish speakers. It would be expected of them to float to other fields within their purview. ready to receive computer training.


  • This is an on-call position, days and hours may vary.
  • If twelve (12) hour option is chosen, the shift will be 12:00 pm-12:30 am, backup 8-hour shift will be 12:00 pm to 8:30 pm.


Primary Location: California, Irvine, Orange Co Irvine Medical Center
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1
Shift: Evening
Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Working Hours Start: 12:00 PM
Working Hours End: 12:30 AM
Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B01|SEIU|Local 399
Job Level: Entry Level
Department: OC Irvine Medical Center – OSM Svc Admin-Nursing Float – 0801
Travel: No

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