Emergency Nursing Assistant - Emergency Department - York Hospital - Part time - Nights (Unable to consider students)

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 51179

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Part time

Nights

A variety of hours for shifts are available

Every 3rd weekend/Holiday rotation

Unable to consider students

 

 

 

General Summary:

 

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Under direct supervision, provides clinical support services to patient care staff by performing a variety of duties related to patient care. Takes patient vital signs, assists patients with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, feeding, toileting, etc.), inventories and replenishes supplies and equipment, and performs special assigned and or delegated duties such as performing EKGs, Point-of-Care testing, phlebotomy and splinting.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including bathing, dressing, eating, changing bed linens, toileting and positioning.
2 Assists in the preparation and transportation of patients for tests, procedures, etc.
3 Monitors patient condition levels; reports changes to the Registered Nurse.
4 Documentation in ECare pain scale, input and output, removing foley catheters, vital signs and reports abnormal values to the RN. Collects specimens such as blood, urine or sputum using approved techniques and procedures. Obtains and documents temperature, blood pressure, weight, respiration, pulse and pulse oxygen. Monitors patient condition levels; reports changes to the appropriate individuals.
5 Sets up and removes equipment and supplies; ensures equipment is functioning properly and stored appropriately.
6 Performs EKGs and/or Point-of-Care testing which may include blood glucose, hemocult and specific gravity testing. Reports glucose to RN.
7 Runs special errands as required. Responds to call lights.
8 Ensures patient rooms, nursing areas, supply carts, etc. are stocked with appropriate items at required levels.
9 Maintains par levels of supplies in the Emergency Department..
10 Applies splints and immobilization devices and outfits patients with crutches.
11 Maintains a visible presence in the Emergency Department between tasks.
12 Establishes a rapport with EMS providers, assists RN and EMS with initial patient contact and care upon arrival to ED bed and directs EMTs and Paramedics to RN for transfer of care reporting.
13 Caring is demonstrated through spiritual, physical, emotional, psychosocial and cultural responsiveness, and is integrated into the plan of care.

Department Description:

York Hospital is a Level I trauma center.  We are in the middle of a major renovation to increase our size and improve the patient flow in the Emergency Department.  When completed in the spring of 2017, the ED will have a total of 91 beds which will include designated areas for trauma, rapid care, general flow, observation as well as a psychiatric holding unit.


 

York Hospital Nursing supports the mission and vision through a centralized department of nursing. We strive to be the best in the eyes of our patients, family, staff, and community by providing safe, evidence based practice leading to exemplary outcomes. Each professional nurse accepts the accountability and responsibility for his/her professional practice by fostering an environment that supports leading change, responding to the healthcare needs of our community and advancing health. Nurses at YH are lifelong learners who value continued professional development and education. They are role models in honesty, responsibility, upholding human dignity, ease of human suffering and equality of all patients. Helping others in need and improving the quality of life for all is the act of behaving in a manner defined by the profession. YH nurses are active participants in decisions about patient care and nursing practice, and commit to upholding professional nursing standards at local, state and national levels

 

Required Skills

HS Diploma or G.E.D.

CPR certification

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent computer skills

 

Required Experience

Prior experience as a Nursing Assistant or EMT


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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