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Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center CAH - NURSING ASSISTANT in Carthage, New York

Per NYS Regulation all applicants must be fully vaccinated

Internal Posting Dates: October 13, 2021 – October 20, 2021

AIU – Nursing Assistant Part-Time Day Shift 7p-7a Various – Req 5046

Provides basic physiologic and psychosocial care, together with safety measures and environmental care, in a residential long term and/or acute care setting, as delegated and supervised by a Registered Nurse.

Responsibilities:

  • Help patients with personal hygiene and care such as bathing, grooming, and dressing, and bowel and bladder care

  • Take and record patient vital signs and weight

  • Observe and record patients conditions, food and liquid intake and other behavior, and report changes to supervisor

  • Help patients walk with canes, walkers, or other devices

  • Make beds, and maintain clean and safe environments for patients

  • Lift, transport, and move patients using the appropriate techniques

  • Treat all patients, family, and other visitors with respect, and engage with them in a tactful manner at all times

  • Comply with all safety and health regulations

    Qualifications

  • Prior work experience in a direct patient care setting or in a long term care facility preferred

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certification within 3 months of hire

  • Must be in good physical health to be able to lift and move patients, and to be able to walk or stand for long periods of time

  • Must be compassionate and personable

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize assignments

  • Ability to handle emotional and stressful situations in a professional manner while remaining calm

    All internal candidates must apply via our website. All Job Award Letters provided to Internal Candidates must be signed and returned to Human Resources within five (5) days of the verbal acceptance, if you have any questions please reach out to Human Resources.

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