Nursing Assistant - Intermediate Care; Per Diem

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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Yale New Haven Hospital provides diverse comprehensive care in over 100 medical specialties. As the primary teaching hospital of the Yale School of Medicine, YNHH provides around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care. In addition to providing quality medical care to patients and families, Yale New Haven Hospital is the second largest employer in the New Haven area, with more than 12,000 employees.


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