Assist patients with performing activities of daily living when delegated by RN. Obtains vital signs on patients and reports to assigned nurse. Keeps the nurse up-to-date on any changes in patient information. Exhibits exceptional patient experience by upholding Beacon values of respect, trust integrity and compassion and displaying relationship based care.
EGH Nursing Purpose: To ensure safe, compassionate, innovative patient centered care, promote and engage in the advancement of evidenced-based nursing practice, create a culture of collaboration, professionalism and a healthy work environment.
MISSION & VISION
Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.
Vision: Our vision is to achieve:
Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
Easy access and convenience
Outstanding patient experiences
Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
Education and Experience
The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a High School Diploma or Equivalent. EMT certified (First Response, Basic, Advanced, or Paramedic), Certified Nursing Assistant or currently enrolled in a School of Nursing preferred. Must obtain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS/CPR) within 3 months of hire and maintain current certification. Experience in the Emergency Department or other related healthcare experience preferred.
Knowledge & Skills
Must have good customer service skills.
Must have good organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
Strong team player, receives delegation readily and positively
May have direct contact and exposure to communicable diseases.
May have contact with or be exposed to hazardous materials.
Has contact with patients, families, and visitors of varied backgrounds.
May be exposed to a wide variety of personalities and temperaments (which may include difficult interactions).
Works 8 to 12 hour shifts, including holidays and weekends.
Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.