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Nursing Assistant PRN

Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Would you like to join Beaumont that has been serving patients for over 66 years? Come work for us with a team that cares about you! We are looking for Nursing Assistants who would like to combine their love for people and desire to provide compassionate care with opportunities to advance your career.



Check out the video below that shows the vital role our Nursing Assistants play in providing patient and family centered care!



https://vimeo.com/482714615



UNIT SUMMARY



7 North East is a 33-bed Medical Surgical unit specializing in bariatric, colon and rectal, urological and gastrointestinal surgeries. We also care for other general surgeries and medical disorders. Our goal is to provide all patients and their families the highest quality health care services that are delivered efficiently, effectively and compassionately. Our unit also has a strong focus on teamwork and a positive and safe work culture. We are designated as the Bariatric unit at Royal Oak Beaumont and recognized with Bariatric Accreditation by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).



GENERAL SUMMARY



Provides care to the patient according to the plan of care, unit routine and hospital policy under the direction of a Registered Nurse.



BENEFITS



Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.



* NEW On-demand pay program - powered by Payactiv

* Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling

* Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services

* Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans

* Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance

* Free onsite parking at all campuses



STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.



* Education / Training:

* High school graduate or equivalent

* Work Experience:

* Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred

* Certification, Licensure, Registration:

* American Heart Association or American Red Cross Basic Life Support certification required

* Current CNA certification preferred

* Other Qualifications:

* Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately.

* Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals.

* Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred.

* Basic computer knowledge is preferred.

* Ability to move or lift patients and equipment.

* Ability to demonstrate Beaumont customer service standards and behaviors in all aspects of job performance



ESSENTIAL DUTIES:



The Nursing Assistant assists in patient care throughout nursing areas and is responsible for the following:



* Providing care to the patient according to the plan of care, specific unit routines and hospital policy under the Direction of the Registered Nurse.

* Documentation of care provided in the electronic medical record.

* Safe transport of patients via wheelchair or stretcher, dispatch services and appropriate documentation of services.

* Provides the services of an Observer for any patient on a patient care unit who has been assessed to require constant observation, either in person or via remote video monitoring, to maximize his/her safety.

* Performs general receptionist and clerical duties to facilitate efficient functioning of the nursing unit.

* Maintains current knowledge/certification.

* Attends all required Safety Training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety and specific job-related hazards.

* Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.

* Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.

* Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objective.



This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.



WORKING CONDITIONS:



* Physical Effort:

* Strength



Position requires ability to frequently push/pull up to 30 lb. objects with assist of others, occasional requires ability to lift objects more than 50 lbs. with others, constantly lift objects up to 20 lbs. And frequently lift to 40 lbs.



* Manual Dexterity



Position requires incumbent to constantly perform simple motor skills such as standing, walking and simple manipulative skills such as writing. Position requires incumbent to frequently perform moderately difficult manipulative skills such as positioning patients.



* Coordination



Position requires incumbent to constantly perform gross body coordination such as walking. Frequently perform tasks which require hand-eye coordination such as assisting patients to eat, collections of specimens for transport to lab and tasks which require arm-hand steadiness such as taking patients temps and pulses.



* Mobility



Position requires incumbent to constantly walk and stand; occasionally sit for prolonged periods, frequently bend such as when caring for a patient in bed.



* Visual Discrimination



Position requires incumbent to constantly see objects far away as in driving and see close objects such as reading thermometers.



* Hearing



Position requires incumbent to constantly be able to hear normal sound with some background noise as in answering phone/intercom. Frequently be able to distinguish sound as in equipment alarms.



* Work Environment:

* Employee may be frequently exposed to electro-magnetic radiations as in VDTs. Occasionally exposed to hazardous material other than blood, body tissues, or fluids, dust, toxins, cytotoxins, chemical hazardous materials, bodily injuries, loud and/or unpleasant noises, high humidity, electrical hazards, or poisonous substances. Infrequently exposed to blood, body tissue, or fluids. Seldom exposed to fluctuations in temperature, grease, oil, and radiation.

* Potential risk of an exposure to hazardous medications or waste materials of hazardous medications.



This is where extraordinary begins. Find out where it can take you and your career. Apply Now!



* Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

Keywords: Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak , Nursing Assistant PRN, Healthcare , Royal Oak, Michigan

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