Nursing Assistant - 32 hrs DAYS; 6 East

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 151617-1A
Date Posted: Dec 6, 2018

Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

If you are a care taker at heart, consider joining the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center team as a Nursing Assistant.  Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will provide basic patient care activities in providing for the personal needs, comfort and safety of your patients.

Some of what you might do on a daily basis is:

  • Taking and recording vital signs
    • Vital signs
    • Height and weight
    • Oxygen saturation
  • Reporting all unusual observations or reactions of the patient to the nurse
  • Collecting various specimens for analysis and measuring and recording intake and output
  • Providing patients with personal care and assisting with daily activities
  • Performing basic clinical procedures independently or under supervision of a RN
  • Provide for patients’ nutritional needs including assisting with ordering room service, setting up meal trays and feeding the patient as required.

If you’re an experienced Nursing Assistant or high school graduate with a desire to help people and maybe even have aspirations to become a Registered Nurse, consider starting here as a Nursing Assistant. 

You must be able to read, write and perform basic four-function math.  Knowledge of medical terminology and basic personal computer skills will be helpful.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent is required.