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Nursing Assistant

Company: Lifespan Corporation
Location: Newport
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Nursing Assistant - 3rd shift Vanderbilt Rehab at Newport Hospital - 7p-7:30a every other weekend every other holiday $2500 sign on bonus eligible

Summary:

SUMMARY:

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:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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:

  1. Personal

Care Skills

  1. Basic

Nursing Assistant Skills: As outlined by the Rhode Island Department of Health

Professional Licensing and Facility Regulation.

  1. Rehabilitation

Skills: Performs daily activities of living ambulates patient as appropriate

  1. Maintenance

of Safe Environment: Reports unsafe conditions/situations to Registered Nurse

manager or supervisor; reports equipment in need of repair and removes from

service.

  1. Recognition

of and Reporting Signs and Symptoms: Communicates all pertinent patient

observations to the Registered Nurse.

  1. 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.

Performs other related duties as required.

Other information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

Current Rhode Island license as a Nursing Assistant.

High school graduate or its equivalent preferred.

Ability to perform basic computer skills.

Certified in American Heart Association Healthcare Provider

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).

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.

EXPERIENCE:

One-year experience as a Nursing Assistant preferred.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

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.

INDEPENDENT ACTION:

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.

Refers specific complex problems to supervisor where

clarification of department policies and procedures may be required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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: Newport Hospital USA:RI:Newport

Work Type: Full Time

Shift: Shift 3

Union: Non-Union

Keywords: Lifespan Corporation, Warwick , Nursing Assistant, Other , Newport, Rhode Island

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