Nursing Assistant - NA
Job ID: 99249 Date posted: November 13, 2019
- Sharp Grossmont Hospital
- Telemetry 4E
- Nursing Assistant Jobs
- Day Job
The Nursing Assistant - NA will perform patient care activities, treatments, and services. Adhere to aseptic technique and universal precautions. Considers the age, cultural, psychosocial and physical needs of patients when providing care. Prepares patient room/gurneys/chair prior to admission/visit. Orients patient/family to the facility/room. Ensures documentation and proper disposition of patient belongings/valuables. Assists with positioning, ambulation, transporting, transferring and/or discharging of patients. Answers patient call lights and/or responds to patient requests for assistance per department standard. Provides explanation to patient/family prior to administering care and answers questions. The ideal candidate will promote team work, provide compassionate competent care work and function independently on the progressive care unit.
4-East is a 37-bed Surgical-Cardiac Progressive Care Unit. We are a dynamic group of nurses and medical professionals who are committed to providing the highest quality of care and respect to a culturally diverse patient population with the use of evidence-based practice. We care for patients with a variety illnesses, which include congestive heart failure, renal failure and respiratory disease processes that require cardiac monitoring. We are the specialty floor for CAPD, peripheral ultrafiltration (PUF) , hemodialysis and surgical flap for reconstructive surgery. The teamwork on our unit is achieved through a diverse staff, which includes new graduates as well as staff that have over 30 years of experience. The leadership team is dedicated to mentoring staff to achieve their professional goals, fostering collegial physician/nurse relationship and supporting the staff to achieve positive patient experiences. 4-East PCU has received the Gold Beacon Award for Excellence which is a designation conferred by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to Progressive Care Units demonstrating clinical excellence.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County in the Telemetry 4E PCU at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.
12-hour shift: 7 am - 730 pm with every other weekend
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Ability to perform all baseline resident / patient care skills under guidance of Licensed Nurse.
- Knowledge of basic patient/resident care skills.
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers.
- Effective interpersonal skills.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- One-year recent experience in geriatric setting OR one-year recent experience in an acute care hospital.
- Comparable to certified nursing assistant course.
Essential physical requirements may be discussed at interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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