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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Martinsville, Virginia

About this job

Position Summary

 

Sovah Health is looking for the ideal candidate who will provide direct patient care, technical support and input in planning care through communication with the RN and other patient care team members.  Is effectively involved with maintaining the standard of care for patients in assigned unit/area. 

·         Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including obtaining and recording vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and temperature as directed.

·         Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.

·         Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

·         Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.·         Assists patients in the use of toilet facilities, including bedpans.·         Assists patients with ambulation, including the use of walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable.·         Assists patients’ with feeding, when needed.

·         Assists patient with fluid intake, as directed, measures and records fluid intake and output.

·         Repositions patient, as appropriate.

·         Checks diapers/under pads with each position change and insures patient cleanliness; provides linen change as needed.

·         Utilizes proper patient identification system, i.e. two patient identifiers. 

Who We Are:People are our passion and purpose.  Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville, is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.

Where We Are:In Martinsville, explore culture and arts, enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun filled time! 

Why Choose Us:

·         Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

·         Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

·         Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

·         Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants·         Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training

·         And much more…


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent required. Must be enrolled in a school of nursing program. Nursing students who are starting their last semester of nursing school, may be hired as a Professional Nursing Assistant Intern.

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Requires flexibility in scheduling with the ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to ensure continuity of care and nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.

Certifications

Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required

 

EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran