Nursing Assistant - 3rd shift Vanderbilt Rehab at Newport
Hospital - 7p-7:30a every other weekend every other holiday
$2500 sign on bonus eligible
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.
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
health care facilities or agencies licensed by the state and
holds a license as
a nursing assistant issued by the Department of Health.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lifespan employees are expected to embrace Lifespan's
mission of "Delivering health with care" and successfully role
Lifespan's values of Compassion Accountability Respect and
this guides our everyday actions with patients customers and one
Duties of Nursing Assistants
Collaborate with Registered Nurse to organize work and set
priorities. Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse
Nursing Assistant Skills: As outlined by the Rhode Island
Department of Health
Professional Licensing and Facility Regulation.
Skills: Performs daily activities of living ambulates patient as
of Safe Environment: Reports unsafe conditions/situations to
manager or supervisor; reports equipment in need of repair and
of and Reporting Signs and Symptoms: Communicates all pertinent
observations to the Registered Nurse.
Maintains quality assurance and infection control in accordance
established hospital and department policies procedures and
Accurately documents data in the EHR patient care flowsheet
records; demonstrates ability to perform responsibilities in
situations. May function as a patient observer.
Performs other related duties as required.
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
human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of
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
Prolonged sitting standing and walking. Repeated bending
stooping. May be required to lift/turn patients and
Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse within
the scope of hospital and department policies and practices and
Island Department of Health Professional Licensing and Facility
Refers specific complex problems to supervisor where
clarification of department policies and procedures may be
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