Nursing Assistant - Senior Adult Unit

Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 162267-1A
Date Posted: Nov 17, 2020
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Addison Gilbert Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Addison Gilbert Hospital is a full service, 70-bed medical/surgical acute care facility in Gloucester, MA. Founded in 1889, the hospital provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient care to residents of the Cape Ann community in specialties such as radiology, cancer care, primary and pediatric care, cardiology, inpatient geriatric services, and emergency medicine. Addison Gilbert Hospital continues to score among the top hospitals in the nation for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

Addison Gilbert Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy. 

About the Job

                       

If you are a care taker at heart, consider joining the Addison Gilbert Hospital  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.

 

Position Summary:

 

The nursing assistant will provide basic care activities and provide personal needs, comfort and safety of your patient. The nursing Assistant assists with the delivery of patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The primary responsibility will be focus on performing technical, therapeutic, administrative tasks and procedures for which they have been trained. The Nursing Assistant must demonstrate the ability and willingness to participate in a patient care team as a multi-skilled caregiver responsible for quality of own work and remain flexible in response to change

 

Examples of tasks to be completed  

  • Vital Signs
  • Height and Weight
  • Oxygen Saturation
  • Reporting all unusual observations to the nurse
  • Collecting various specimens for analysis
  • Recording and measuring intake and output
  • Providing patient with personal care and assisting with daily activities
  • Performing basic clinical procedures independently or under the supervision of the RN

Provide nutritional needs including assisting and ordering room service, setting up meal trays and feeding.            

 

Scheduled Hours

Per diem, hours assigned as needed.

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.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Ability to read/write and perform basic 4 function math
  • Desire to help people and/or have aspirations of becoming a healthcare professional
  • Basic computer skills (preferred)
  • Medical terminology (preferred)
  • Basic Life Support certification (BLS) preferred

 Certification/License: Certification preferred but not required upon hire