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Nurses at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center practice patient-focused care in the operating room and in perioperative medicine, in medical/surgical and critical care inpatient units, in ambulatory clinics and as members of interdisciplinary teams.

Nursing Assistant 6C 32hrs Days

Job ID 145128 Date posted 10/17/2017
Job Description

Under supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs basic patient care activities in providing for the personal needs, comfort and safety of patients.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
A. Cares for patients as delegated by the registered nurse and completes all aspects of activities of daily living for assigned patients (refer to Delegation Competency for Unlicensed Assistive Personnel).

1. Vital Signs: May take and record the following:
? vital signs
? height and weight
? oxygen saturation
? Reports all unusual observations or reactions of the patient to the nurse assigned to the patient or charge nurse.

2. Intake and Output: Collects various specimens for analysis and measures and records intake and output.

3. Activities of Daily Living: Provides patients with personal care and assist with activities of daily living.

4. Clinical Procedures: Performs basic clinical procedures independently or under direct supervision of a nurse.

5. Follows department procedures related to access to non-controlled medications, such as IV solutions and vaccines, when granted access to these medications as part of the job functions.

6. Nutrition: Provides for patient?s nutritional needs including: assisting the patient with ordering room service, set up of meal tray, and feeds the patient as required.

7. Safety: Supports a culture of safety and carries out safety interventions for all patients.

8. Infection Control: Adheres to all applicable infection control policies and procedures.

9. Sitter: Assist as patient safety attendant after completion of required competency.

10. Orientation: Assists with orientation of new Nursing Assistant colleagues.

11. Performs additional unit based activities as assigned.

B. Organizational Requirements:
? Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.
? Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
? Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
? Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
? Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
? Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
? Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
? Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
? Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
Qualifications

Education: Requires a high school diploma or GED

Licensure, Certification, Registration: BLS with American Heart Association (required if working in the Emergency Room)

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Basic ability to read, write and perform basic four-function math.
Ability to obtain knowledge of medical terminology, basic personal computer skills, and interpersonal skills.

Experience: None.
Shift

DAYS, 32 hours, 8 hour shifts with every other weekend
How To Apply

Please apply directly online at http://www.laheyhealth.org/engage-with-us/careers. Use the Job ID number to quickly locate the appropriate job listing. Once you have located the desired job, click on the checkbox in the 'Select' column, and then click the 'Apply Now' button, located at the bottom of the screen. Please note you are only able to select 5 jobs at a time.

Lahey Colleagues please apply directly through Colleague Connection using your Login and Password.How To ApplyPlease apply directly online at http://www.laheyhealth.org/engage-with-us/careers. Use the Job ID number to quickly locate the appropriate job listing. Once you have located the desired job, click on the checkbox in the 'Select' column, and then click the 'Apply Now' button, located at the bottom of the screen. Please note you are only able to select 5 jobs at a time.

Lahey Colleagues please apply directly through Colleague Connection using your Login and Password.