St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Nursing Assistant is primarily responsible for providing health care to patients. The Nursing Assistant participates in data collection, planning, and implementation of patient care.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs clinical procedures within scope of practice.
Performs the following tasks as assigned vital signs and weights, Intake and output measurements, ambulating patients, specimen collection, and completion of assigned documentation.
Follows treatment plan as directed by licensed personnel.
Assists in the admission, discharge and transfer of patients.
Performs necessary functions to ensure patient comfort and satisfaction with service.
Performs out of chair/back to chair as appropriate.
Answers patient and visitor inquiries.
Transports patients and specimens. Runs errands as needed.
Accepts responsibility for providing safe, appropriate, quality patient care.
Communicates changes in patients' conditions and unit concerns with the unit-based team.
Restocks unit supplies as needed.
Performs 1:1 watches as assigned.
Takes active role in unit based performance improvement.
Maintains awareness of unit budget.
Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
Assists in orienting and educating new staff.
Other related duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sit up to 7 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 10 hours per day; 8 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 lbs. Occasionally lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Transport patients weighing up to 300 lbs. via wheelchair. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above should level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color and peripheral vision.
High school graduate or equivalent - preferred. Certified Nurse Aide (current NJ certification) - OR - Proof of successful completion of 66-hour nurse aide program (UAP Curriculum). Proof may include a current or expired CNA or HHA license from NJ or any state. - OR -
Successful completion of Nursing Fundamentals or equivalent. Proof of higher levels of clinical education and/or clinical licensure may also be accepted.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Evidence of successful completion of BLS upon hire or provided as part of orientation process. Evidence of previous training determined through on-the-job written and clinical skills competency evaluation. Successful completion of post-hire Interventional Crisis Management (ICM) training on safe handling of patients.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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