Nursing Assistant – Orthopedics Unit
Posted on: June 11, 2021
We Are Hiring:
Nursing Assistant – Orthopedics Unit
Full Time Nights / 36 hours weekly
Ascension Providence Rochester
What You Will Do:
Understands and applies Ascension's mission
statement by administering direct and indirect nursing care to the
patients assigned under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN),
according to hospital policy. Actively supports and participates in
the activities of the unit. Specific duties shall be assigned
according to department and the care delivery system of the
What You Will Need:
- Essential Functions
- Assist, under direction of the RN, in providing basic patient
care duties including, but not limited to, taking vital signs,
patient hygiene activities, feeding and bathing of patients, and
post-mortem care. Perform activities of daily living appropriate to
the patient’s condition.
- Administer, under direction of the RN, basic treatments to
patient including, but not limited to, preparing special procedure
set-up, I & O measurement, collection of urine and stools,
application of cold/heat packs. Perform Glucose monitoring.
- Provide unit support by responding to call lights within 2-5
minutes, passing water and linens, locating equipment, stocking
supplies, cleaning and other non-clinical duties assigned by the
- Assist in the transportation of patients. Assists in
transporting specimens to the lab and collection of blood and blood
products from Blood Bank. Obtains and delivers pharmacy orders as
- Non-Essential Functions
- Adhere to safety and infection control precautions.
- Maintain current BLS certification, mandatory continuing
education and mandatory competencies.
- Demonstrate and actively promote an understanding and
commitment to the mission of Ascension through performing behaviors
consistent with the Ascension Standards of Performance and Code of
- Promote a positive work environment as evidenced by quality
service and positive staff attitudes.
- The Nursing Assistant shall have access to and disclose
personal health information only when reasonably necessary to
perform the designated job related responsibilities. Disclosure
and/or use of personal health information for any purpose other
than as reasonably necessary for designated job responsibilities is
- Perform other duties as assigned and needed. Additional duties
may include non-clinical duties consistent with meeting the needs
of the patient care team and unit operations.
- This position requires the ability to identify age related
differences within the persons served and the adjustment of
treatment style and expectations as appropriate, including
adjustments based on the person’s served cognitive function and
learning ability. This will include taking into account their
religious and cultural needs and preferences.
Licensure / Certification /
- Current AHA BLS certification or obtain within first week of
hire through HEART CODE required.
- High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
- Completed first year clinical rotation in a school of nursing,
or possess and maintain an accredited Certified Nursing Assistant
No additional preferences.
Why Join Our Team:
employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals
and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are
dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which
sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We
provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a
collaborative work environment, professional development
opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally
and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in
healthcare, we invite you to apply today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000
individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving
others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our
inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches
and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools
that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In
fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance
alone to support associate growth and development. If you are
looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in
your community, we invite you to join our team
Ascension Providence Rochester is an
equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to
all associates and applicants without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation,
age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data,
or other legally protected status.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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