Lebanon, PA | Nursing Support | Tracking Code: 85675

Nursing Assistant - Emergency Department - Days/Evenings

Denise Schappell
Denise Schappell
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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May 18 In-Person Hiring Events
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata / WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, York / WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro
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May 25 In-Person Hiring Events
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WellSpan Medical Group, York
Positions: Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Medical Assistant, LPN, Patient Service Specialists
MAY
2022
In-Person Hiring Events -
Various Locations and Dates

 

Full Time (72 Hours Biweekly)

Day/Evening Shift

Every other weekend and every other holiday

 

Job Description:

 

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:

 

  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.

 

*May be asked to perform patient safety aide duties such as sitting/observing one-on-one high risk patients.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 Months
    • Nursing Assistant, Nursing Student or EMT Experience Preferred
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Preferred Courses:
    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training in Health Care
  • Required Certification:
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Skills:
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills are essential.

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