Location: US:PA:Camp HIll Work Type: Full Time FTE: 0.90 Shift: Night Hours: 12 Hour Shifts
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
***$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS OFFER***
Under direction of a Registered Nurse, the Nursing Assistant (NA) contributes to the basic patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patient. Responsibilities include recording vital signs, examining patients for issues requiring medical care (such as open wounds, bruises, or blood in urine), noting observations of patient behavior to nurses (such as complaints or physical symptoms), and providing physical support for patient mobility and personal hygiene. The Nursing Assistant will provide ongoing communication with nursing staff for assigned patients, and prioritize patient care in conjunction with other team members consistently. Our Nursing Assistants play a crucial part in assisting the team in meeting patient and family goals. Actual NA job tasks may vary depending on the unit or department assigned.
7 Main is a fast paced 45 bed, progressive care telemetry unit serving the adult population with multiple comorbidities along with acute cardiac related diagnosis. Our staff are trained to care for patients with complex IV drips requiring constant telemetry monitoring, assessing stroke patients using the NIH stroke scale (Gold plus elite honor roll stroke center), and caring for other general medicine cases with multiple chronic and acute illnesses.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Three months of patient care experience (hospital, rehabilitation, nursing home, or in-home health setting)
Nurse Aide Certificate, Medical Assistant Certification/Diploma, or EMT Certification
Experience working in an acute care setting
Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with hospital personnel and patient populations.
Able to prioritize duties and work as a team member.
Displays empathy for patient needs.
Consistently demonstrates integrity, positive attitude, and respect for others.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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