Certified Nursing Assistant in San Diego

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • San Diego, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Certified Nursing Assistant

Location :  San Diego, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:


$1,000 sign-on bonus eligible position!

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) assists licensed nursing personnel in the provision of nursing care. They will complete their tasks/duties under the supervision and direction of an assigned Registered Nurse (RN) and/or the Charge RN. CNA works with and supports the nursing team in providing services, which meets the patient’s and unit needs. All tasks will be carried out according to patient and family needs in relation to age-specific and age-appropriate levels of care.

Essential Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of a licensed nurse the CNA can provide care and assist patients with the following tasks:


    Safety Needs – Use of:

Hourly Rounds
Participate in Unit fall prevention program
Participate in workplace Safety program
Patient mobility safety alarms
Lifting Equipment
Bed Rails
Bed Level
Isolation and Personal Protective Equipment
Chemotherapy Precautions
Oral pharynx suctioning
Patient surveillance assignment

Personal Hygiene Needs:

Oral/mouth care
Bed bath
Sitz Bath
A.M./P.M. Care
Routine skin care, applying over-the-counter creams and ointments for prophylactic treatment of skin conditions
Apply pediculocides and comb hair to remove nits.

Comfort Measures:

Passing and refilling water pitchers
Catheter care, including applying and removing condom catheters
Daily linen change
Post-mortem care, as assigned
Use of nursing comfort skin care products (NOTE: Does not include products obtained from Pharmacy)
Unhooking and re-hooking of NG tubes during ADL’s
Warm and cold therapies including warm and cold compresses, ice bag, ice collar, ice glove, dry code pack, heated soaks and whirlpool or sitz bath

Nutritional Needs:

Preparation of patient meal trays, snacks and fluids as directed by the RN
Feeding techniques
Weighing (standing, chair scale, bed scale, sling scale)

Patient Transport:

To procedures, to other units and for discharge as directed by Primary Nurse and/or Charge RN

Patient Equipment:

Apply sequential compression devices
Assist patients in and out of Continuous Passive Motion machines
Pelvic traction
Cervical collar
Charnley pillow
Overhead frame/trapeze
Vital sign monitoring equipment
Patient lift and/or transfer equipment (Hover Mats, Sara Lift, Cardiac Chair)

Other Tasks/Duties:

Bladder scanning
Collect clean catch urine specimen
Obtain a sterile urine specimen from the port of a catheter
Assist patient with coughing and deep breathing
Suction oral pharynx
Equipment cleaning
Battery changes of equipment
Specimen collection and transport
Unit duties as assigned


    Vital Signs:

Temperature, pulse and respirations
Blood pressure – manual and electronic on upper arm, thigh, and lower leg, including orthostatic blood pressure readings
Pulse Oximetry
Height and weight
Measure, record and/or empty output from drainage devices and closed drainage systems


  CNAs are to record data collected and duties performed on the following documents according to hospital policy:

Intake and output sheet
Calorie count sheet
Flow Sheets as appropriate (for example, restraint flow sheet, 24-hour flow sheet
Graphic Sheet
Signature ID sheet
Admitting database (profile, day of event summary, outpatient procedure form
Document Flow Sheet for Patients under 1:1 Observation


Utilizes appropriate verbal and nonverbal skills which demonstrate respect for patients, patient’s property and coworkers.
Notifies RN of patient need for modification devices for decreased sensory or cognitive function (glasses, hearing aid, TDD, closed caption TV).
Informs RN of recognized abnormalities in signs and symptoms.
Demonstrates an understanding of age-appropriate care for the population being served.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum six (6) months of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in an acute care hospital, skilled nursing, extended care, or clinical outpatient setting.
Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.


High school diploma or GED.

License, Certification, Registration

Current CNA certification by the State of California.
Valid CPR card.


Non payday weekend
• Scheduled work hours per week will be 20-32.


Other Details

Primary Location: California,San Diego,Zion Medical Center

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 21

Shift: Night
Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat,
Working Hours Start: 11:00 PM

Working Hours End: 07:30 AM

Job Schedule: Part-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B09|OPEIU|Local 30

Job Level: Entry Level

Department: ZION MEDICAL CENTER – Transitional Care Unit – 0801

Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.


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