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Nursing Assistant - A2 - Gettysburg Hospital - Full Time - Night
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-90673512

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Nursing Assistant - A2 - Gettysburg Hospital - Full Time - Night

Nursing Assistant - A2 - Gettysburg Hospital - Full Time - Nights - Students Considered
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Full Time

72 Hours/2 Weeks


Every 3rd Weekend/Rotating Holidays

Students Considered

General Summary:

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Under direct supervision of a registered nurse, provides clinical support services to patient care staff by performing a variety of duties related to patient care. Takes patient vital signs, assists patients with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, feeding, toileting, etc.), inventories and replenishes supplies and equipment, and performs special assigned duties such as performing EKGs and Point-of-Care testing.Duties and Responsibilities:The following are essential job accountabilities: 1 Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including activities of daily living and the removal of peripheral IVs and indwelling urinary catheter. 2 Monitors patient condition levels; recognizes and reports changes in patient condition to the registered nurse. 3 Possess the knowledge and skills to keep patients safe. Performs purposeful hourly rounds to identify and address patient needs. 4 Obtains and electronically documents patient vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, weight, respiration and pulse. 5 Train and precept new employees. 6 Performs Point-of-Care testing which may include blood glucose, hemocult and specific gravity testing. Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records. 7 Prepares patients for tests, procedures, etc. and transports patients to tests, procedures and different levels of care. 8 Collects specimens as directed using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens. 9 Performs EKGs and transmits studies. 10 Obtains and removes equipment and supplies necessary for patient care. 11 Responsible for maintaining and storing equipment appropriately and completing electronic requests for equipment repairs. 12 Maintains par levels of supplies and equipment on assigned unit(s). Notifies supervisor when reorder points are reached. 13 Responsible for stocking patient rooms, nursing areas, supply carts, etc. with appropriate items at required levels.Department Description:

A2 is a 30 bed medical/surgical/telemetry unit which focuses on care of the adult medical/surgical population including cardiac, stroke, and other acute medical conditions. We are a cohesive team of nurses, nursing assistants, unit secretaries and telemetry monitoring staff that work together to provide exceptional patient care. Treating our patients the way we would want our family treated. We are committed to giving high quality care to all we serve.

Required Skills

HS Diploma or G.E.D.

CPR certification

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent computer skills

Required Experience

Direct patient care experience preferred

Demonstrated solid and stable work history

Job Location

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States

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