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Nursing Assistant - NA

Job ID: 99476 Date posted: November 22, 2019

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • M/S Oncology (1W)
  • Nursing Assistant Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary
The Nursing Assistant 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.
This is a 30 bed Medical-Surgical inpatient Oncology unit (all private rooms) with a collaborative practice culture, which provides family centered holistic care within an interdisciplinary team model. The nursing practice is evidence based and utilizes nursing and interdisciplinary clinical research. Patients are cared for throughout the continuum from diagnostic work-ups through and including end of life. Patients are treated for symptom management, disease progression, and undergo various treatment modalities including chemo/biotherapy, radiation, and surgery. Staff self-care is encouraged and supported.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County.
 
Hours
Per diem: 7am to 7:30pm; includes every other weekends. 
 
Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of basic patient/resident care skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform all baseline resident / patient care skills under guidance of Licensed Nurse.
  • Fluent knowledge (written and spoken) of English.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required.

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • One year recent experience in geriatric setting preferred OR One-year recent experience in an acute care hospital preferred.
  • Comparable to certified nursing assistant course preferred.
Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
 

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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