Job Posting:Nurse Assistant - Medical Unit (Shift: 7a-7p)
Employment Type:Full Time
Location:Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department:Medical/Surgical - 4th floor
Shift:7AM to 7PM
This position, under close supervision of a licensed nurse, is responsible for assisting the nursing staff in caring for patients. Duties include vital signs, intake and output, bathing, hygiene, diet, and ambulation. This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation and communicable disease. The majority of work time is spent standing and/or walking of short distances, with frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to 100 lbs., and occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including adolescents, adults and geriatrics, with the majority being adults and geriatrics.
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
Effective communication skills and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions as usually demonstrated by the successful completion of high school studies (GED or equivalent experience). Familiarity with patient care procedures is required as usually demonstrated by completion of a nursing assistant training program or completion of a first semester of an accredited nursing program. State certification as a nursing assistant is encouraged, but not required. Completion of CPR within orientation period is preferred.
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