Certified Nurse Assistant - NICU
Company: Christus Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Certified Nurse
Assistant I administers patient care and related activities,
services and/or procedures to promote the physical and emotional
health and personal comfort needs for assigned patients.
Duties and responsibilities include: taking and recording vital
signs, changing bed linens, transporting patients, assisting
patients in ambulating, delivering food trays, general cleaning and
supply distribution, and providing activities for daily living to
include bathing, dressing, feeding and assisting with personal
hygiene. This position may include other duties as assigned.
Our 24-bed Level II and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
allows premature babies and newborns with special needs to stay
close to their recovering mothers. All babies who come to our NICU
are critically ill infants who are born prematurely, typically
between 24 and 36 weeks, as many of these infants have low birth
weights with multiple medical problems. Our NICU also cares for
full term newborns with medical problems. We have approximately 220
deliveries a month. Our NICU offers board-certified neonatologists
and neonatal nurse practitioners available 24/7 to manage any
complications with premature or critically ill newborns.
Although the fragile newborns we care for are sustained by
sophisticated equipment, the NICU team never loses sight of the
CHRISTUS vision and the healing power of "the human touch" through
family centered care. Our staff is so dedicated to ensuring every
mom and family have a great experience at Spohn South. We are a
Texas Ten Steps facility which means breastfeeding is very
important to us. We are on the journey to Baby Friendly Designation
which places the infant and family at the center of everything we
If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based
organization that encourages professional development, we want you
to become a part of the CHRISTUS Spohn family!
High School diploma or equivalent.
Strong customer service skills and computer literacy is required.
Previous experience as a Nurse Assistant in a hospital setting
Current Texas CNA Certification
CPR (American Heart Association)
If Associate has graduated from an accredited nursing program (RN)
the certification is waived for the first seven months.
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