Nursing Assistant - NAJob ID 86043 Date posted 02/12/2018
- Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
- City: La Mesa
- Department: Med/Surg 2E
- Category: Nursing Assistant Jobs
- Job Status: Full-Time
- Shift: Night Job
- FTE: 1.0
- Shift Start: 7 PM
- Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in Med / Surg 2E.
Hours: Full Time (1.0 FTE), 7 PM - 7:30 AM, with every other weekend.
Required Skills and Qualifications
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Completion of a Nursing Assistant training course
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- Working knowledge of basic patient/resident care skills
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Ability to perform all baseline resident/patient care skills under the guidance of a Licensed Nurse
- Proficient in the English language (oral and written)
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- One year recent Nursing Assistant experience in an Acute Care setting
The Nursing Assistant - NA contributes to the overall unit functions; provides care and performs duties including but not limited to: personal hygiene care, obtains and reports vital signs, assists with ADL’s, maintains patient safety and delivers care with consideration of age appropriate needs. Push, walk, lift, and assist patients with ambulation, transfers, and bed mobility. Responsible for basic computer operations. Functions independently with excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize job tasks.
2-East is a 37-bed Progressive Care Unit specializing in Oncology, Palliative Care, and End of Life care. This multi-disciplinary unit provides the opportunity to practice patient and family centered care while utilizing the nursing care process. We offer the opportunity for career advancement and growth. This includes paid training and support to obtain the ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Certification and Oncology Training Workshops that prepare the RN to care for this unique specialty population. We enjoy a friendly collaborative environment including diverse staff with experience ranging from new graduates to those who have worked on our unit for over 30 years.
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.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
- Twisting (trunk)
- Twisting (neck)
- Bending (waist)
- Flexing/extending (neck)
- Fine manipulation/pinching
- Reaching below shoulder level
- Reaching above shoulder level
- Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
- Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
- Car transfers
- Lift up to 50 pounds
- Push/pull over 100 pounds
- Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during 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, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Nursing Assistant, NA, CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Support, Med/Surg, Sharp Healthcare, San Diego, La Mesa, CA, Sharp Grossmont Hospital.