Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania's largest community hospital, with 392 beds and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians representing nearly 50 medical and surgical specialties. Recognized for its excellence in heart and vascular care, inpatient and outpatient cancer care and wide ranging surgical specialties, including orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery and minimally invasive surgical procedures, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is also home to the region's busiest emergency department, which treats more than 55,000 patients a year.
Assist patients with activities of daily living, assist the nursing staff with job duties as permitted and maintain a safe and clean environment under the directions and supervision of a registered nurse and/or licensed practical nurse.
High school diploma or G.E.D. required
Nursing Assistant course required after hire (if not previously completed)
(Nursing Assistant course not required for employees enrolled in an RN or LPN nursing program)
Prior nursing assistant experience preferred. Ability to follow orders and perform within functional limitations of job. Communication skills, listening abilities, ability to deal with stress, able to react to emergency and crisis situations, committed to quality of care.
Current BLS, Safe Crisis must be completed prior to end of orientation period
Posting ID: 559537011Posted: 2020-07-14