Medical/ Surgical Nursing Assistant
Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Posted on: October 12, 2019
How have you impacted someone\'s life today* At Hackensack Meridian
Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients
by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our
hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our
long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete
spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in
multiple settings while building your career, all within New
Jersey\'s premier health.
The Nursing Assistant provides direct patient care under the
direction of the RN professional to all assigned patients, and
maintains a safe patient area. He/she assumes responsibility and
accountability for patient care as a team member in order to
achieve established outcomes. care system.
1. Provides direct hygiene and comfort care to patients including
bathing, toileting, oral hygiene, incontinent care, and bed making.
2. Takes vital signs under the direction of the RN, and documents
accordingly on appropriate flow sheets, and notifies the RN of the
results. 3. Performs and documents glucose finger sticks and
collects other specimens including stool, urine, and sputum. 4.
Obtains and documents daily patient weights and observes and
documents patient\'s intake and output. 5. Provides a safe patient
environment by answering call lights promptly, communicating with
the RN immediately for any change in patient\'s condition. 6. Acts
in the role of patient sitter. 7. Maintains a clean and safe
nursing unit and patient room 8. Identifies the needs of the
patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is
specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, hearing and/or
visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with
the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level
(developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.). 9. Adheres to the
standards identified in the Medical Center\'s Organizational
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. High school
diploma or equivalent. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Preferred: 1. Certified Nursing and/or nursing student enrolled in
a BSN program who has successfully completed theoretical and
clinical practical in fundamentals of nursing in nursing school.
Licenses and Certifications Required: Licenses and Certifications
Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment
opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the
recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color,
creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
disability, veteran status and any other category protected by
federal or state law.
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