Nursing Assistant

    Hackensack University Medical Center
    7600 River Rd, North Bergen, NJ 07047
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Overview

    How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

    Responsibilities

    Participates in patient assignment conferences with the

    Registered Nurse in charge of the unit and/or district and

    fully understands patient assignment.

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    2. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration,

    blood pressure, height, weight, I&O, and other

    measurements as applicable, in an accurate and precise

    manner. Records all vital signs immediately after taking,

    in the log book and reports all variations from normal

    to the Registered Nurse in charge of the unit and/or

    district. ___________________________________________________________________________________________

    3. Demonstrates competence and an awareness and

    understanding of patients needs for comfort and safety,

    in providing morning, evening and general care routines

    in accordance with established Nursing Care Procedures

    and the hospital's Administrative Policies and Procedures.

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    4. Prepares patients for meals, sets up each patient and their

    tray, assists in feeding patients (if necessary)., positions

    patients to avoid choking and ease in eating: regularly

    provides patients with fresh water (at least once a shift)

    and other nourishments according to patients needs.

    Utilizing knowledge of techniques and regulations

    appropriate to the ages of patients served. Communicates

    clearly and tactfully with patients.

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    5. Demonstrates competence in performing treatments and

    procedures such as enemas, applications of heat and cold

    compresses, sitz bath, skin preps and EKG's.

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    6. Records and/or reports to the Registered nurse in charge

    of the unit and/or district, any treatments, results,

    observations, patient complaints, and other pertinent

    information regarding the condition of the patient.

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    Qualifications

    1. High School Diploma or Equivalent.

    2. Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant/Technician Training Program.

    3. New Jersey State Nursing Assistant Certification

    4. American Heart Healthcare Provider BCLS certification.

    Our Network

    As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

    Posting ID: 559419310Posted: 2020-06-03