Nursing Assistant at Beacon Health Systems in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Students Encouraged to Apply!

JOB SUMMARY


  • Assist patients with performing activities of daily living when delegated by RN.

  • 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.

  • Functions within the relationship based care nursing model. Reports to the Director.

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, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS



  • MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.


  • VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.


  • SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • 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.

    • Prior experience in a hospital, nursing home, or in home health care is preferred. Will be required to attend the EGH Nursing Assistant Class unless candidate is a Certified Nursing Assistant with Indiana State Board of Health or actively in school pursuing nursing career and has successfully completed "Fundamentals of Nursing" in nursing curricula.

    • Must obtain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS/CPR) within 3 months of hire and maintain current certification.



  • Knowledge & Skills

    • Familiarity with basic hospital equipment and policies and procedures.

    • Able to perform blood pressure and other vital signs correctly.

    • Knowledge of and correct utilization of good body mechanics.

    • Requires an understanding of the need to be responsive and reasonably adaptable for scheduling purposes, when necessary, due to extenuating circumstances in support of co-workers and department functions.

    • Strong team player.

    • Communicates clearly and promptly with supervising nurse in order to give prompt care and experience for patients and families.

    • Basic computer knowledge and skills.




  • Working Conditions

    • Moderate stress involved when census and/or acuity is high or staff is low.

    • Potential hazards due to possible direct exposure to patients with infectious diseases, exposure to sometimes hostile and combative patients.




  • Physical Demands
    • 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.






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