Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community.
CHI St. Joseph Health
Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the
communities of Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota,
Caldwell, and Madisonville. With the area's only Level II Trauma
Center, the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center,
and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley,
CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest
provider of cardiovascular care in the region.
As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health
includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers
including primary care physicians, specialists and advanced
practice clinicians. Our network includes more than 30 ambulatory
clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room,
Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services.
As an active member of the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health
is a leader in providing compassionate care as well as addressing
the overall health of the community. We continuously work to assess
unique needs and create plans that respond to those needs in an
effort to build a healthier community.
Responsibilities JOB SUMMARY
Administers medications to residents according to physicians'
orders and regulatory standards to maximize patient outcomes.
ESSENTIAL Prepares, administers, and documents medications
following accepted practices and regulations under the direction
and supervision of a Licensed Nurse.
Assists residents with activities of daily living including
bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, changing of bed linens, and
positioning in and out of bed, chair, etc.
Assists with resident recreation programs, prepares residents
for meals and snacks. Assists residents in eating where needed and
records food intake.
Reads and follows daily care plans; monitors and records vital
signs; reports changes in resident condition to Charge Nurse;
documents care provision on resident record flow sheets as required
and reports accidents and incidents.
Assists in admission, transfer and discharge of residents.
Understands, complies with, and promotes all rules regarding
residents` rights. Understands and follows safety and sanitation
rules, and promptly reports any violations to supervisor.
Promotes positive relationships with residents, visitors, and
government regulators, to include presenting a professional
appearance and attitude.
Attends and participates in training, educational activities and
staff meetings; assist in orientation and training other staff.
Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s
Level II requirements: Completes all required annual education
courses (within the due date time frames)
No disciplinary counseling within the last 6 months
Performance evaluation score of 3 or greater (most current
Fewer than 5 occasions in a rolling 12-month period
Able to develop and train Level I Certified Medication Aide
orientees or Certified Nurse Aides
Attends at least half (6) staff meetings per year
Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Major Required: N/A
Experience Required: Minimum of 1 year experience in a long-term
Preferred: Minimum 1-2 yrs. as C.N.A. in LTC setting
Skills Required: N/A
Licensure/Certifications Required: Certified as Nursing Aide and
Medication Aide on Texas Nurse Aide Registry by Texas Department of
Aging and Disability
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.