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Company: Barton Health
Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Nicotine Free Statement: To further our mission in providing quality, compassionate care to everyone, effective January 1, 2017, Barton Health will no longer hire individuals who use or test positive for nicotine. Barton Health promotes a healthy and safe environment for all Associates, Physicians, Volunteers, Patients, and Vistors. Therefore, all individuals whose pre-employment drug test results are positive for nicotine will have their job offer rescinded, and they will be disqualified from applying for employment for ninety (90) days from the date of the health screening.

Job Function: Clinical Support

Employment Type: Full-Time

Hours per Pay Period .9 (72 hour p/pp)

Job Shift: Night

Weekend/Holiday Rotation: Yes

*** Full Time - Night position ***

Summary of Position:

The Nursing Assistant assists licensed staff in the provision of basic nursing care in the Medical/Surgical and/or Orthopedic units, utilizing established policies and procedures, ensuring safe and effective care. The Nursing Assistant demonstrates the skill necessary to meet the needs of patients served in the Medical/Surgical/Orthopedic unit through support of the nursing process; collects patient care data, reports findings, and assists team to meet patient care goals

The Nursing Assistant is under the supervision of the licensed staff of the unit and reports to the Nurse Manager or designee. This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Completion of nursing assistant program

Experience:

  • Previous nursing assistance experience and/or completion of a nursing assistant program required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Provides personal care assistance to patients
  • Communicates appropriate information regarding patient safety and infection control to RN or nurses manager.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of regulatory and licensing standards and ensures that practice is compliant with standards.
  • Operates within the confines of his/her scope of practice as determined by the knowledge, skills and ability obtained through job-related education and training and as approved by all governing, regulatory and, where appropriate, licensing authorities.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficient computer skills as are required to document, communicate and enter information into the electronic medical records system.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • In compliance with patient safety standards, must be able to effectively communicate in English; Bilingual abilities preferred

Certifications/Licensure:

  • Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date
  • Nursing Assistant Certification

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear.
  • Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking
  • Lifts, positions, pushes &/or transfers patients
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances.
  • Routine hospital/healthcare conditions
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases.
  • Exposure to infections and contagious disease.
  • Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste.
  • Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gases.
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations.
  • Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands.

Essential Functions

  • Provides consistently exceptional care at all times.
  • Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.
  • As directed by licensed nursing staff, provides care in a manner that is safe and sensitive to the rights of each patient.
  • As directed, assists the care team by collecting patient care data at designated intervals on all assigned patients. Reports finding to licensed staff.
  • Recognizes and accurately reports relevant patient information to licensed staff.
  • Utilizes time, equipment, and supplies in an efficient manner. Completes all assigned duties during a designated shift.
  • Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Values/Standards

Barton Health commits to integrity, collaboration and excellence through the practice of our four Service Standards:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Image
  • Efficiency

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.


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