CHI St. Joseph Health – College
Station/Bryan TX Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph
Health has been caring for the communities in
Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell,
Madisonville, and Bellville. 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. The network includes more than 20 ambulatory
clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency
Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic
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.
Job Summary:Under the
direction of the team lead or nurse, collaborates with co-workers
on daily basis to help
ensure uniform standards of care and is responsible for performing
duties for assigned nursing
unit or outpatient clinic. Demonstrates competency in the care
and/or service to our
patients/customers. Performs and prioritizes assigned duties and
procedures in accordance with
established methods and techniques as defined by policy.
Responsible for performing clerical
duties and maintaining customer records.
1. Demonstrates excellent communication skills and customer
service. Answers and responds to telephone calls promptly and
courteously. Will interact with Wound Care leadership to ensure the
ongoing communication between Wound Care and all hospital
departments. Will interact with other hospital departments, as
necessary, to ensure ongoing communications.
2. Observes and reports changes in patient status to appropriate
nurse or physician in a timely manner. Promptly responds to
patients needs in a courteous manner.
3. Provides patient care as delegated by nurse or attending
physician. Gives basic bedside nursing care (e.g., bathes, linen
change, oral care, back rubs, toileting and repositioning
patients). Reapplies and removes restraints as directed by nurse.
Assists patient with ambulation and transfer to/from wheelchair,
stretcher and/or bed, using proper body mechanics. Transports
patients to rooms, other departments.
4. Set up room for procedures as directed by nurse or physician in
the outpatient clinic and in-patient facility. Ensures all patient
care rooms are stocked with all required supplies prior to patient
arrival. Restocks patient care rooms promptly after patient leaves
the clinic. Communicates any supply shortage to nursing staff or
5. Perform patient’s blood glucose including quality control
checks. Obtains patient vital signs in the outpatient clinic or as
directed by leadership, nursing staff or physician.
6. Documents patient care correctly in Electronic Medical Record.
Assembles charts for new admissions. Enters necessary work orders.
Enters in NPWT home orders correctly. Updates board information
correctly on patient status. Maintains log book for all equipment
in department. Coordinate care from inpatient to outpatient as
delegated by nurse.
7. Orients new Personnel as assigned.
8. Attends a minimum of six unit meetings a year, assuming
responsibility for understanding and acknowledging minutes of unit
meetings missed. Attends all required in-services and completes
9. Maintains a patient and work environment to maximize safe/clean
working space. Reports all hazards to department leadership.
Disinfects machines after each patient use; keeps litter picked up
in all work areas, puts soiled linens in hamper. Maintains an
adequate supply of towels/linens in clinic. Adheres to proper
precautions, techniques and safety measures according to Infection
Control policies. Works with,
cleans up and disposes of bodily fluids, blood and secretion
appropriately. Performs routine cleaning of patient rooms, clinical
areas, waiting and lobby areas, and lounge using established safety
procedures to ensure patient and staff safety.
10. Demonstrates stewardship of equipment and supplies by using
them appropriately, including use of PAR excellence system.
Maintain adequate supply of items in supply room and restocks
supplies daily or as needed. Makes sure all carts and rooms are
fully stocked for clinic and hospital use. Orders supplies from
warehouse as needed and documents arrival of supplies or missing
items in a timely manner. Communicates any delays in supply
deliveries to department leadership.
- Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
- Preferred Education: N/A
- Required: N/A
- Preferred: 6 months of experience working in a clinical
- Required: Must have excellent verbal and written communication
skills, analytical skills and comfortable with Word and Excel
- Preferred: Must have excellent verbal and written communication
skills, analytical skills and comfortable with Word and Excel,
Meditech experience a plus
- Required: CPR Certified
- Preferred: CNA or equivalent