JOB SUMMARY: In accordance with our mission and core values, this position is established to actively participate on the patient care team by providing basic bedside care and assisting patients with activities of daily living, under the direction of the RN. Teamwork is a vital component to same, through effective collaboration efforts. NOTE: You must be a active in an accredited nursing program working on pre-requisites only for nursing does not meet this requirement.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: High School diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test or equivalent; Certified Nursing Assistant (EMT acceptable for ED area) or RN or LPN licensure upon entry to the position or evidence of the fundamentals of nursing and one semester of clinical practice in an RN school or 6 months worked in an acute care environment. Experience: Area specific Physical Requirements: Must possess ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time, ability to lift 50 lbs./transfer patients and equipment. Pulling, pushing, and reaching will be required in the day-to-day operation.
Must possess ability to see, hear, smell, and speak. The individual in this position will be exposed to inside/outside environmental conditions. There is also potential for exposure to respiratory hazards, blood borne pathogens, chemical hazards, and body fluids.
For positions in the ED: Ability to physically restrain, de-escalate and protect patients, staff, visitors, etc. when necessary utilizing training techniques. Skills: Must possess demonstrated communication skills, excellent customer service skills and ability to deal effectively with multi-disciplinary team members/patients/significant others and physicians.
Additional Information Requisition ID: 1900000723 Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Market: CHI St. Vincent