Experience: Once year experience as a Nursing Assistant. Acute care setting preferred.
Skills: Ability to read, write, and speak English and do simple math problems. Previous experience using a personal computer highly desirable.
Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Nursing Assistant collects and reports patient information and data as directed. The Nursing Assistant helps assigned patients will activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, diet and fluid intake, elimination, skin care, bathing and dressing, positioning, transfers, mobility, and ambulation. Performs selected tasks, such as patient transport, collection of specimens, distribution of linens and supplies to patient rooms, and delivery of ice and beverages to patients as directed. As assigned, stays with at-risk patients to monitor safety. The Nursing Assistant provides care according to hospital procedures in a manner that protects the safety and dignity of patients. Partial access to medications is given to the incumbent of this position because they are required by their job responsibilities to transport or stock medications to approved medication storage locations.
Conditions of Employment
In adherence with our safety and compliance regulations, all new employees are subject to a criminal background check and health clearance (including drug testing through Occupational Health) prior to the first day of employment.
The health and safety of our patients and employees is a top priority at St. Francis Care, which is why we have instituted mandatory flu shots effective Fall 2013. Exemptions for medical and religious reasons will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Please be aware all St. Francis Care facilities are smoke and tobacco free
Equal Employment Opportunity
Saint Francis Care is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, familial status, veteran status, or any other legal recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinance.