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Trinity Health Nurse Assistant, Float Team (Per Diem/Day Shift) in Langhorne, Pennsylvania

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Day Shift

Description:The primary objective of this position is to improve quality. To provide direct, basic patient care activities under the guidance and direction of a Registered Nurse. To provide care and cleaning of specific equipment, stocking of supplies and equipment and the transportation of patients, supplies and equipment.

  • Performs direct and indirect patient care activities following RN instructions, physician orders, policies, procedures and regulations

  • Assures patients are clean, well-groomed, neat, free of odor, dry and properly dressed

  • Assures all patients have a correct identifying wristband

  • Uses proper body mechanics during all activities and duties

  • Practices proper hand washing and principles of infection control

  • Obtain supplies from designated supply rooms to assure patient rooms are ready for patient admission and cleared when patient discharged/transferred.

  • Accurately completes patient belonging record upon admission, transfer and/or discharge.

  • Assist RN to observe skin condition on all patient admissions and transfers

  • Displays competence while performing oral hygiene and skin care

  • Displays competence while performing weight and heights utilizing standing chair and bed scale.

  • Demonstrates ability to feed patients, knowledge of dysphasia precautions and calculating and recording intake and output.

  • Demonstrates competence while collecting specimens-urine routine, clean catch, foley, stools for c-diff, etc.

  • Demonstrates competence with the application of heat and cold packs, ace wraps, slings, binders, protective devices and orthopedic devices.

  • Demonstrates competence in perineal care and foley care

  • Performs post mortem care in a respectful manner.

  • Displays competence in the care of isolation patients utilizing disease-specific precautions.

  • Performs and records vital signs accurately.

  • Maintains competence with glucose monitoring utilizing standard precautions.

  • Accurately uses the bed alarm and chair alarm system when being utilized for fall prevention.

  • Participates in hourly rounding programs and schedules to ensure patient safety and reduce patient harm; observes for environmental safety, informs patient and family on safety precautions, turns and repositions patients, preemptively assists with toileting activities, and addresses personal needs.

  • Transports patients safely

  • Protects the privacy and confidentiality of patients and employees

  • Addresses patients, families, visitors, co-workers and physicians with courtesy and respect

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • CNA Certification OR matriculated in an accredited Nursing academic program and have completed a minimum of one semester of clinical rotations.

  • High School Graduate/Equivalent

    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.

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