The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides nursing staff support in the areas of patient care delivery, clerical functions, and organization of the unit environment, as well as set-up and maintenance of equipment.Â The emphasis on each of these areas will depend on the unit assigned.
Minimum Education:High School Diploma or GED preferred. Completion of a Certified Nurse Assistant Program.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:Minimum of two (2) year current experience as a Certified Nurse Assistant preferredOne year experience with Orthopedic and Medical-Surgical patients preferredRequired License/Certification: Current California Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate.Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) card from the American Heart Association. AB 508 Certification (except Perinatal units). If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire or transfer into the department, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experience nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USCâVHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.