York, PA | Nursing Support | Tracking Code: 86514

Nursing Assistant - WSRH - Surgical Inpatient Unit - Evenings/Nights

Denise Schappell
Denise Schappell
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant


Full Time (72 Hours Biweekly)

Evening/Night Shift (6:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.)

Holiday rotation - 1 major and 2 minor per year

Currently, no weekends


WellSpan Surgery and Rehab Hospital (WSRH) is a Magnet designated hospital.  The Acute Rehab Unit consists of 48 beds which include an 8 bed secure brain injury unit.  Patients who require intensive acute rehabilitation services are admitted to this unit.

At the WSRH, we are a dedicated interprofessional team working as one to improve health through exceptional care for all.  

What makes being a nursing assistant at the WSRH so special?

  • Having the opportunity to grow within the innovative Rehabilitation Nursing Assistant Advancement Program (RNAAP), a clinical advancement program for nursing assistants.
  • Actively engaging in unit and hospital-level shared decision-making councils and committees, performance improvement initiatives, and delivering important patient education.
  • Participating in yearly education, such as wound care and quality indicators, to enhance professional competence.

Join a team that not only cares for patients, but cares for each other. By caring for each other, we can deliver patient-centered, collaborative care in a supportive, interdisciplinary environment to achieve exemplary patient outcomes.  In addition, the WSRH achieved Magnet accreditation in March 2020. 


Job Description:


Under direct supervision of a registered nurse, 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 duties such as performing EKGs and Point-of-Care testing.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including activities of daily living and the removal of peripheral IVs and indwelling urinary catheter.
  2. Monitors patient condition levels; recognizes and reports changes in patient condition to the registered nurse.
  3. Possess the knowledge and skills to keep patients safe. Performs purposeful hourly rounds to identify and address patient needs.
  4. Obtains and electronically documents patient vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, weight, respiration and pulse.
  5. Train and precept new employees.
  6. Performs Point-of-Care testing which may include blood glucose, hemocult and specific gravity testing. Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.
  7. Prepares patients for tests, procedures, etc. and transports patients to tests, procedures and different levels of care.
  8. Collects specimens as directed using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens.
  9. Performs EKGs and transmits studies.
  10. Obtains and removes equipment and supplies necessary for patient care.
  11. Responsible for maintaining and storing equipment appropriately and completing electronic requests for equipment repairs.
  12. Maintains par levels of supplies and equipment on assigned unit(s). Notifies supervisor when reorder points are reached.
  13. Responsible for stocking patient rooms, nursing areas, supply carts, etc. with appropriate items at required levels.




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

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