Nursing Assistant -Peabody Hospital 36 hours Nights

Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 158101-1A
Date Posted: Oct 17, 2019
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Medical Center is a full-service, community-based hospital and medical center serving patients in the Peabody and North Shore region. The hospital features a 24-hour Emergency Department, an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and 39 medical and surgical specialties for patients ages 18 and older. The hospital has a 10-bed inpatient unit for overnight hospitalizations, a full range of diagnostic imaging services, a lab for blood work, an on-site pharmacy, eye care, hearing aid center, primary care providers, cancer treatment, a continence center and orthopedic care. Leading-edge technology at Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, includes an advanced CT scanner, on-site MRI, 3D mammography, radiation oncology and a state-of-the-art neurophysiology lab.  The hospital also offers specialty services, including a weight loss center, cancer center, spine center, pain center and sleep disorders center.

About the Job

LHMC

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.

Shift

NGT 36 hours This position requires that you work every third weekend and participate in the hoiday rotation.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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