WellSpan Health Nursing Assistant - Lebanon - 3 South Medical/Surgical/Telemetry Unit - Full Time (Night Shift) in Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Nursing Assistant - Lebanon - 3 South Medical/Surgical/Telemetry Unit - Full Time (Night Shift)
Under direct supervision of a registered nurse, provides clinical support services to patient care staff by performing a variety of duties related to patient care. Takes patient vital signs, assists patients with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, feeding, toileting, etc.), inventories and replenishes supplies and equipment, and performs special assigned duties such as performing EKGs and Point-of-Care testing.
This position is eligible for incentives.
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Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including activities of daily living and the removal of peripheral IVs and indwelling urinary catheter.
Monitors patient condition levels; recognizes and reports changes in patient condition to the registered nurse.
Possess the knowledge and skills to keep patients safe. Performs purposeful hourly rounds to identify and address patient needs.
Obtains and electronically documents patient vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, weight, respiration and pulse.
Train and precept new employees.
Performs Point-of-Care testing which may include blood glucose, hemocult and specific gravity testing. Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.
Prepares patients for tests, procedures, etc. and transports patients to tests, procedures and different levels of care.
Collects specimens as directed using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens.
Performs EKGs and transmits studies.
Obtains and removes equipment and supplies necessary for patient care.
Responsible for maintaining and storing equipment appropriately and completing electronic requests for equipment repairs.
Maintains par levels of supplies and equipment on assigned unit(s). Notifies supervisor when reorder points are reached.
Responsible for stocking patient rooms, nursing areas, supply carts, etc. with appropriate items at required levels.
WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.
WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking. The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours. Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.
If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.
High School Diploma or GED
3 - 6 Months of experience as a Nursing Assistant, EMT or a Nursing Student
Certified Nursing Assistant Preferred
Experience in Medical/Surgical environment desired
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
Additional Scheduling Info
80 Hours bi-weekly - night shift - every other weekend and every other holiday rotation