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Nursing Assistant - Cardiac Progressive Care Inpatient Unit

Company: Ascension
Location: Rochester
Posted on: October 16, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Nursing Assistant


Cardiac Progressive Care Inpatient Unit (5 South)


Full Time / Nights / 36 hrs


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 unit.

  • 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 RN.
    • 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 needed.
  • 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 Ethics.
    • 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 prohibited.
    • 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.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Current AHA BLS certification or obtain within first week of hire through HEART CODE required.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

Work Experience:

  • Completed first year clinical rotation in a school of nursing, or possess and maintain an accredited Certified Nursing Assistant certificate.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan 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.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 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 today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

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 from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Detroit , Nursing Assistant - Cardiac Progressive Care Inpatient Unit, Other , Rochester, Michigan

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