Nursing Assistant - Float Pool

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 169195-1A
Date Posted: Jul 13, 2021
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized 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.

 

Beverly 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 Beverly 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

36 hours per week, night shift.  Every other weekend & holiday required.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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) required within 90 days of hire.

Certification/License: CNA Certification preferred but not required upon hire