Nursing Assistant, Full-time, 72 hours per pay period, 7:00 pm - 7:30 am, includes rotating weekends and holidays.
Under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, responsible for assisting in providing quality patient care which is holistic and based on the philosophy of the Community Health Center of Branch County and the Nursing Services Department.
Performs activities which enhance the procurement, delivery, and maintenance of materials on nursing units. Provides services which maximize nursing resources in the provision of care to patients.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE; CERTIFICATION LICENSURE:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Nurse Aide certification and/or previous experience as a Nurse Aide/Assistant or exposure in a health care environment preferred. BLS certification required.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend English. Operates nursing equipment, wheelchairs, stretcher, porta-weight scales and telephone, uses supplies. Near visual acuity is required for accurate reading of gauges and thermometer and for recoding information on patient charts. Good organizational skills.
SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is medium to heavy demand but requires prolonged periods of standing and walking on duty. Lifting and pushing are required when working with patients and moving carts, wheelchairs, stretchers and other types of equipment. Ability to lift 50+ lbs. Handling, reaching and manual dexterity are required when distributing supplies and equipment and when checking patients.
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Evening
Human Resources Department
ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital
274 East Chicago Street
Coldwater, MI 49036
Phone: (517) 279-5448
Fax: (517) 279-5499