A Nursing Assistant is to provide basic care to patients, as well as assist them in daily activities they might have trouble with on their own, such as bathing.
They should be compassionate and enjoy helping others.
Provides patients’ personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
Provides adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths; applying restraints.
Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information.
Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients’ call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor.
Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations; maintaining licensure.
Enhances nursing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
The individual must have a minimum of a Nursing Assistant training certificate
1-2 years experience
The individual must be computer literate
Strong written, verbal and communication skills
Good interpersonal skills and bed side manner
Good attention to detail and ability to solve problems
Productive and quality focused
Drive to continue learning throughout career
Application Closing Date
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Job Applications and CV’s to: firstname.lastname@example.org indicating their preferred location in the Job Application or Cover letter.