Yale New Haven Health System

  • Nursing Assistant - MSICU; per diem

    Job Locations US-CT-Greenwich
    Job ID
    67825
    Department
    MS/ICU
    Category
    NURSING - SUPPORT
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    AS NEEDED
    Work Schedule
    AS NEEDED
    Work Days
    ALTERNATING WEEKDAYS/WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS
    Work Hours
    ROTATING 8 HOUR SHIFTS
    Work Shift
    ALTERNATING WEEKDAYS/WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS
    Requisition ID
    2018-21058
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    The Nursing Assistant has the knowledge and ability to assist in the delivery of patient care as delegated by a registered professional nurse. Able to provide appropriate care to patients regardless of age, showing sensitivity toward individual needs. Willing to accept responsibility for individual job requirements and performance, able to contribute to effective unit operations.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Assists the nurse in providing care to patients.
      • 1.1 Provides direct physical patient care following the accepted procedures and in accordance with the nursing assistant's skills.
    • 2. Provides direct patient care as necessary following the accepted procedures and in accordance with the Medical Assistant skills. including but not limited to: vital signs, phlebotomy, assisting patients on and off stretchers and beds.
      • 2.1 Embraces shared goals versus narrower interests: actively cooperative vs. competitive or non-committal.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    A minimum of a high school diploma or GED; and CNA, PCT, or other educational equivalent, i.e. Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Student Nurse who has completed one semester of clinical experience.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    English speaking, basic mathematics and computer skills and knowledge of basic patient care.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Ability to read, write, basic computer skills and understand the English language; ability to perform basic mathematics; ability to carry out directions; must possess a mature, sympathetic and caring attitude with the ability to be sensitive to the varied needs of the GH patient population; must be flexible, cooperative, and able to meet the demands of the NA position using appropriate communication techniques; must pass the Greenwich Hospital Competency Program before providing patient care independently.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    May be exposure to infectious diseases. Moderate stress and risk of injury from patient care. Standing/walking for more than half of the day. Must be able to assist in pushing/pulling/lifting patients ranging from 5 to 300 pounds.

     

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