Certified Nursing Assistant - NU 4A ; 32hrs / 1st shift
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse assigned, performs a variety of direct patient care activities in caring for the personal needs and comforts of the patient.
Provides care that addresses the specific needs of age groups from infant to elderly as well as accommodating a variety of needs specific to impairments such as hearing, sight, substance abuse, language barriers, and potential victims of abuse. Incorporates knowledge and understanding of our committment to patient rights, exceptional care and the hospital's values and mission into his/her perfomance of job duties. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality at all times.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
Knowledge of medical terminology is required. Ability to communicate effectively in English with staff and patients is required. Must be able to prioritize multiple requests to ensure timeliness and provide exceptional patient care. Must possess the skills to be compassionate, empethetic and responsive to the needs of a variety of patients.
A High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Must possess a minimum of one year experience as a nursing assistant or be a matriculating student in a nursing program and have completed the "Fundamentals of Nursing I & II."
Must possess a valid Massachusetts Certified Nursing Assistant license or show proof of enrollment in accredited nursing school and completion of the courses "Fundamentals of Nursing I & II."
Computer experience is preferred.