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Nursing Assistant

Company: Lifespan
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Summary:
SUMMARY:The Miriam Hospital- Med Surg (Inpatient and Emergency Services)3 West (3W) is a 36-bed medical/surgical unit with 12 cardiac telemetry modules. -

Part-Time
32 hours (4 8 hour shifts= 11 pm-7:30 am; every other weekend/holiday)Shift Differentials: Evening= $1.75 - - Nights= $2.75 - - Weekends= $3.50Starting pay: $20.00
Sign on Bonus: Up to $2500
Benefits: 6% 401K match


Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and within hospital and department policies and procedures assists in caring for patients and/or families from admission to discharge.

DEFINTION:

A nursing assistant is a paraprofessional trained to provide
personal care and related health care and assistance to individuals who are
sick disabled or infirm and who are residents of or receiving services from
health care facilities or agencies licensed by the state and holds a license as
a nursing assistant issued by the Department of Health. -Responsibilities:
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PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Lifespan employees are expected to embrace Lifespan's
mission of "Delivering health with care" and successfully role model
Lifespan's values of Compassion Accountability Respect and Excellence as
this guides our everyday actions with patients customers and one another.

Duties of Nursing Assistants

Collaborate with Registered Nurse to organize work and set
priorities. Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse performs:

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1. - - - - - - - - - - - Personal
Care Skills

2. - - - - - - - - - - - Basic
Nursing Assistant Skills: As outlined by the Rhode Island Department of Health
Professional Licensing and Facility Regulation.

3. - - - - - - - - - - - Rehabilitation
Skills: Performs daily activities of living ambulates patient as appropriate

4. - - - - - - - - - - - Maintenance
of Safe Environment: Reports unsafe conditions/situations to Registered Nurse
manager or supervisor; reports equipment in need of repair and removes from
service.

5. - - - - - - - - - - - Recognition
of and Reporting Signs and Symptoms: Communicates all pertinent patient
observations to the Registered Nurse.

6. - - - - - - - - - - - Safety:
Maintains quality assurance and infection control in accordance with
established hospital and department policies procedures and objectives.
Accurately documents data in the EHR patient care flowsheet clinical data
records; demonstrates ability to perform responsibilities in emergency/code
situations. May function as a patient observer.

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Performs other related duties as required. - -Other information:
BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

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Current Rhode Island license as a Nursing Assistant.

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High school graduate or its equivalent preferred.

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Ability to perform basic computer skills.

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Certified in American Heart Association Healthcare Provider
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).

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Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes
human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care
process.

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EXPERIENCE:

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One-year experience as a Nursing Assistant preferred.

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WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

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Works in healthcare environments such as acute care
hospitals physicians offices and ancillary health care enterprises.
Prolonged sitting standing and walking. Repeated bending squatting and
stooping. May be required to lift/turn patients and equipment.

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INDEPENDENT ACTION:

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Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse within
the scope of hospital and department policies and practices and the Rhode
Island Department of Health Professional Licensing and Facility Regulation.

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Refers specific complex problems to supervisor where
clarification of department policies and procedures may be required.

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SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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None.

- -Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. - - Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. -Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence -Work Type: Part Time -Shift: Shift 3 -Union: Non-Union

Keywords: Lifespan, Providence , Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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