Nursing Assistant Geri Psych - Days / 32 Hours Per week
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Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
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Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
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Nursing Assistant Geri Psych - Days / 32 Hours Per week
Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Nursing Assistant – SEH Geri Psych Unit at Carney Hospital
32 Hours Per Week / Day and Evening Shifts
This Opportunity is located at The Carney Hospital 2100 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02124
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.
- Position Function: The Nursing Assistant performs basic patient care activities as delegated by the registered Nurse, which assist the nursing staff in providing for quality patient care.
- Job Relationships: Supervised and/or reportable to the following, by job category:Registered Nurse Patient Care Director or designee Must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate with Registered Nurses and other health care professionals.
- Authority: To give basic patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse, as well as other assigned tasks.
- Responsibilities/Essential Functions: "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers, and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."Performs all patient care activities under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Functions in the role of assistant to the nursing staff or to the Registered Nurse. Performs non-nursing functions which impact and contribute to the quality of patient care as directed by the Registered Nurse. Provides and maintains a safe and comfortable environment for the patient: Assists in the collection of medical data, vital signs. Makes and instructs in the use of cough pillows. Stays with restless patients Orients patient to call l light and side rails, maintains accessibility and answers call light in a timely fashion. Assists patients getting in and out of bed. Assists the Registered Nurse with specific components of admission, transfer, and discharge of patients: Accompanying patients as directed.Assembling patients' belongings.Transferring patient to bed.Preparation of the unit. Assists the Registered Nurse with ADLs: Records intake and output. Fills water pitchers serves nourishment. Partial bed baths, assistance with shower and sit baths, as appropriate for patient. Assists with collection of specimens.Documents vital signs, I&O on appropriate forms.
Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
Important COVID message
Please note, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 114086