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Nursing Assistant - PMRU Full Time Evenings

  • ... Ithaca, New York, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 18.53 per hour
  • Posted on: Mar 17, 2024       Expires on: May 01, 2024

Nursing Assistant - PMRU Full Time Evenings   

JOB TITLE:

Nursing Assistant - PMRU Full Time Evenings

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Ithaca New York United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

Company Overview:

Cayuga Health is the region's leading healthcare system, and most trusted driver of integrated health services, together with valued partners.
We empower our people and employ our capabilities to equitably improve the well-being of the communities we serve.
At Cayuga Health System, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team.
Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies, and research protocols.
We have a commitment to its employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

Nestled in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cayuga Health provides an outstanding place to work in a vibrant community.
Come discover all that Ithaca, New York and Cayuga Health has to offer!

Department:

PMRU

Job Title:

Nursing Assistant

Reports To:

PMRU Manager

Position Overview:

The nursing assistant is responsible for working closely with the nurse to provide excellent direct patient care.
This person supports activities of daily living (ADL's) with patients and prevents complications.
Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills are required as well as being able to interact with people from a variety of cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Personal characteristics: Honest, calm, reliable, compassionate, and caring to patients and coworkers.
Communicate in a clear and respectful fashion with both patients and teammates with every encounter.
Represent CHS with the highest level of customer service.
Act as a resource for the interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrates integrity at all times.
Ensures a positive influence on morale and emotional maturity.

What You'll Do:

  • Obtain vital signs as scheduled in a timely manner.
    Report abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions of the patient to RN.
    Examples include changes in vital signs, ADL's, patient ambulation and/or transfers, and daily weights.
  • Assisting patients with all aspects of personal care (including bowel and bladder care).
    Monitoring and recording intake and output of fluids and patient weights.
  • Ambulating and repositioning patients as scheduled or prn to prevent the complications of immobility.
  • Reinforcing education with patients; i.
    e.
    incentive spirometer use, fall prevention.
  • Assisting patients with maintaining a clean and organized bedside area to ensure a safe workspace that is conducive to healing.
  • Remaining flexible in assisting both patients and teammates as needed.
  • Intentionally rounding on each patient every hour to ensure the above responsibilities are complete and patient needs are met.
  • Flexible in assuming other appropriate responsibilities not noted above.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma, GED
  • Certification: BLS, provided if needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous patient care experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Repetitive use of hands and fingers (e.
    g.
    , use of computer keyboard).
  • May require lifting and carrying light loads (up to 40 lbs), including boxes, equipment, IV solutions and stooping and kneeling (e.
    g.
    , to pick up items from the floor, to remove and replace items on lower shelves and to file documents in lower file drawers).
  • Sitting, walking, or standing for long periods of time may be necessary
  • Must be able physically to operate the equipment used for the job.

Travel Requirements:

  • Onsite at Cayuga Medical Center

At this time Cayuga Health System will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you require an accommodation, please contact Cayuga Health System at hr@cayugamed.
org

Cayuga Health System Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Cayuga Health System commits to treating all people with dignity so that everyone who comes to us is safe, cared for, and respected.
We will support the growth of our employees and the health of our community by embracing the rich diversity of social and cultural identities, needs, and life circumstances of all people.
We strive to recognize and overcome personal biases and systemic policies that marginalize others and contribute to disparities in healthcare access, equitable care, and good health outcomes.

Cayuga Health is dedicated to our vision for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
As we strive towards our vision, we welcome the opportunity to work alongside a diverse range of employees.

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 17, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

18.53 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710828119-a4c96ed088e285cf2dd13137194866ab

LOCATION:

New York United States

CITY:

Ithaca

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Company Overview:

Cayuga Health is the region's leading healthcare system, and most trusted driver of integrated health services, together with valued partners. We empower our people and employ our capabilities to equitably improve the well-being of the communities we serve. At Cayuga Health System, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies, and research protocols. We have a commitment to its employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

Nestled in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cayuga Health provides an outstanding place to work in a vibrant community. Come discover all that Ithaca, New York and Cayuga Health has to offer!

Department:

PMRU

Job Title:

Nursing Assistant

Reports To:

PMRU Manager

Position Overview:

The nursing assistant is responsible for working closely with the nurse to provide excellent direct patient care. This person supports activities of daily living (ADL's) with patients and prevents complications. Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills are required as well as being able to interact with people from a variety of cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. Personal characteristics: Honest, calm, reliable, compassionate, and caring to patients and coworkers. Communicate in a clear and respectful fashion with both patients and teammates with every encounter. Represent CHS with the highest level of customer service. Act as a resource for the interdisciplinary team. Demonstrates integrity at all times. Ensures a positive influence on morale and emotional maturity.

What You'll Do:

  • Obtain vital signs as scheduled in a timely manner. Report abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions of the patient to RN. Examples include changes in vital signs, ADL's, patient ambulation and/or transfers, and daily weights.
  • Assisting patients with all aspects of personal care (including bowel and bladder care). Monitoring and recording intake and output of fluids and patient weights.
  • Ambulating and repositioning patients as scheduled or prn to prevent the complications of immobility.
  • Reinforcing education with patients; i.e. incentive spirometer use, fall prevention.
  • Assisting patients with maintaining a clean and organized bedside area to ensure a safe workspace that is conducive to healing.
  • Remaining flexible in assisting both patients and teammates as needed.
  • Intentionally rounding on each patient every hour to ensure the above responsibilities are complete and patient needs are met.
  • Flexible in assuming other appropriate responsibilities not noted above.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma, GED
  • Certification: BLS, provided if needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous patient care experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Repetitive use of hands and fingers (e.g., use of computer keyboard).
  • May require lifting and carrying light loads (up to 40 lbs), including boxes, equipment, IV solutions and stooping and kneeling (e.g., to pick up items from the floor, to remove and replace items on lower shelves and to file documents in lower file drawers).
  • Sitting, walking, or standing for long periods of time may be necessary
  • Must be able physically to operate the equipment used for the job.

Travel Requirements:

  • Onsite at Cayuga Medical Center

At this time Cayuga Health System will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you require an accommodation, please contact Cayuga Health System at hr@cayugamed.org

Cayuga Health System Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Cayuga Health System commits to treating all people with dignity so that everyone who comes to us is safe, cared for, and respected. We will support the growth of our employees and the health of our community by embracing the rich diversity of social and cultural identities, needs, and life circumstances of all people. We strive to recognize and overcome personal biases and systemic policies that marginalize others and contribute to disparities in healthcare access, equitable care, and good health outcomes.

Cayuga Health is dedicated to our vision for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As we strive towards our vision, we welcome the opportunity to work alongside a diverse range of employees.

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