Washington Regional Medical Center is our region's only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others - patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other - as we would want to be treated.
This position, under close supervision of a licensed nurse, is responsible for assisting the nursing staff in caring for patients. Duties include vital signs, intake and output, bathing, hygiene, diet, and ambulation.
This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation and communicable disease. The majority of work time is spent standing and/or walking of short distances, with frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to 100 lbs., and occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including adolescents, adults and geriatrics, with the majority being adults and geriatrics.
Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required
Effective communication skills and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions as usually demonstrated by the successful completion of high school studies (GED or equivalent experience). Familiarity with patient care procedures is required as usually demonstrated by completion of a nursing assistant training program or completion of a first semester of an accredited nursing program. State certification as a nursing assistant is encouraged, but not required. Completion of CPR within orientation period is preferred.
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