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Nursing Assistant - NA

Job ID: 105551 Date posted: October 13, 2020

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Telemetry 5E
  • Nursing Assistant Jobs
  • Night Job
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary
The Nursing Assistant - NA assists the unit in maintaining the ‘get with the guidelines’ indicators for stroke. Includes, but is not limited to proper documentation of DVT prophylaxis. Maintains stroke tools in patient rooms, helps maintain stroke information wall. 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.
5-East is a 37-bed Neuro/Stroke Progressive Care Unit that focuses on the neurological management of patients.  Sharp Grossmont Hospital is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center and is one of the only hospitals in the San Diego-area with a specific unit dedicated to stroke care.  5-East provides its staff with the opportunity to work with Progressive Care/telemetry level of care and gain specialized skills in acute stroke care.  It is our goal to improve the health of our patients through consistent, collaborative care and commitment to excellence utilizing outcome measurements and continuous quality improvement.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region. The hospital has outstanding programs in hear care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, 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 a 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.

Location

This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County

 

Hours

12-hour night shift: 7:00pm-7:30am 

 

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

 

 

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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