Sutter Health Certified Hospital Attendant-per diem in San Francisco, California


Primary Purpose

The Nursing Attendant provides basic nursing care to a patient population under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.


Patient Care

  • Provides care with respect and attention to patient privacy, age specific needs and cultural diversity.

  • Responds to call lights promptly and routinely rounds on patients.

  • Follows direction of RN and completes assigned tasks independently.

  • Demonstrates ability to perform basic nursing care procedures including, but no limited to:

  • Bathing

  • Feeding

  • Weights

  • Vital Signs

  • Linen Changes

  • Positioning, transferring and ambulating

  • Measurement of intake and output

  • Specimen collection


  • Develops rapport with patients and families.

  • Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team.

  • Clearly and accurately documents daily patient care.

  • Keeps supervising RN and /or charge nurse appropriately informed.

Patient Safety

  • Practices CPMC’s safety behaviors.

  • Recognizesunsafe practices and communicates such practices through chain of command.

  • Demonstrates ability to follow established clinical protocols to ensure patient safety, including, but not limited to:Falls prevention, restraint regulations, and Pressure Ulcer prevention.

  • Safely transports patients from one location to another.

  • Reports errors and near misses.

Unit Support

  • Provides transportation as needed of supplies, equipment and laboratory specimens.

  • Performs unit support responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Answering phones

  • Assisting visitors and family members

  • Maintaining unit and desk area in a clean and orderly manner

  • Maintenance and re-stocking of patient rooms

  • Restocking, organizingof unit supplies

Teamwork and ProfessionalAccountability

  • Works as part of a team.

  • Role models service excellence with patients and others.

  • Recognizeswhen to ask for assistance and uses chain of command appropriately.

  • Is accountable for meeting requirements of certification andposition.

  • Maintains a professional appearance and consistently conducts self in a professional manner.

Management of Responsibilities

  • Sets appropriate priorities.

  • Completes tasks within expected timeframe.

  • Accepts constructive feedback.

  • Incorporates cost effectiveness in daily work.

  • Performs other duties as assigned based on competency.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Hospital Assistant or equivalent training (nursing student) or equivalent required

  • Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant an acute care hospital required or nursing student.


  • Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA

  • Acute Care Nursing Practitioner - ACNP preferred

  • Basic Life Support Certification - BLS required

  • Requires excellent communication, organization and relationship skills.

Primary Location: California, San Francisco, San Francisco

Organization: California Pacific Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: per diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.