Nursing Assistant - NASend to my Email Email a friend Job ID 75942 Date posted 09/12/2016
Requisition ID: 75942
- Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
- City: San Diego
- Department: M/S Oncology (1W)
- Category: Nursing Assistant Jobs
- Job Status: Part-Time
- Shift: Night Job
- FTE: 0.5
- Shift Start: 11 PM
- Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
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This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Part time (.5); 11pm to 7:30am; every other weekends
Required Skills and Qualifications
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- One year inpatient acute hospital and/or Nursing Assistant training with proof of successful completion
- General Nursing Assistant skills; excellent communication skills
- Basic computer skills a plus
- Fluent knowledge of (written and spoken) English
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
The Nursing Assistant supports the patient and family by working with the interdisciplinary team under the direct supervision of the licensed registered nurse. The Nursing Assistant contributes to 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. Answering phones, answering call lights, and computer order entry are expectations of this Nursing Assistant role.
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.
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
- Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
- 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.
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