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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Nursing Assistant (Part Time) - Medicine General in Hartford, Connecticut

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

12 Hour Night Shift

Description:

This is a 24 hour nights (12 hour shift - 7p-7:30a) position, must work every other weekend and holiday as scheduled working in our Medicine General unit.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Nursing Assistant collects and reports patient information and data as directed. The Nursing Assistant helps assigned patients with all activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, diet and fluid intake, elimination, skin care, bathing and dressing, positioning, transfers, mobility, and ambulation. Performs selected tasks, such as patient transport, collection of specimens, distribution of linens and supplies to patient rooms, and delivery of ice and beverages to patients as directed. As assigned, stays with at-risk patients to monitor safety. The Nursing Assistant provides care according to hospital procedures in a manner that protects the safety and dignity of patients. Partial access to medications is given to the incumbent of this position because they are required by their job responsibilities to transport or stock medications to approved medication storage locations.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent. Graduate of an approved Nurse Aide Training Program.

Certification: AHA Healthcare Provider BLS CPR required; Connecticut Nurse Aide Registry certification required. (Certification exception: SFHMC PNA program).

Experience: Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant in an acute care setting preferred.

Skills: Ability to read, write, and speak English and do simple math problems. Previous experience using a personal computer highly desirable.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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