Nursing Assistant, Endoscopy, SGH
Job ID: 97628 Date posted: August 23, 2019
- Sharp Grossmont Hospital
- Nursing Assistant Jobs
- Day Job
Collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the delivery of quality patient/resident care under the direction of a licensed nurse. Delivers care with consideration to age specific needs/care. Contributes to overall unit functions.
Transport patients to and from nursing units via wheel chair &/or gurney and transfer patients as needed.. Transport patient's to the front of the hospital via wheel chair. Clean and remake beds and move them as needed with or without patients on them.
This is a seven procedure bed Endoscopy unit with an eight bed attached admitting and recovery room. We are a very fast paced unit that provides basic and cutting edge out-patient and in-patient diagnostic procedures.
We also have a fully functional scope reprocessing room which requires specialized training in scope cleaning and high level disinfection. This unit is highly regulated and all staff must complete and maintain all regulatory requirements including licensing and certification, and other mandatory training.
There is a variety of growth opportunities available to individuals who wish to expand their knowledge base. A strong teamwork work standard is essential to maintaining the flow of this rapid pace unit.
Ability to perform all baseline resident / patient care skills under guidance of Licensed Nurse.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
Knowledge of basic patient/resident care skills.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Fluent knowledge (written and spoken) of English in order to communicate effectively with patients and staff.
One-year recent experience in geriatric setting OR one-year recent experience in an acute care hospital.
Comparable to certified nursing assistant course.
“After nearly 10 years of working here, it's still one of the hardest jobs I've ever loved. If you find a niche here, you'll be working with some of the smartest in the industry. This is where they'll respect you for thinking outside the box and kindness matters. They expect consistency and hard work, but pay you well to do it.”