Job Description

Posted Date: 12/3/2019

NEW ENGLAND SINAI HOSPITAL - Stoughton, MA

Nursing Assistant-TCU

24 Hours/week (2 day shifts & 1 evening shift)

Summary of Responsibility:

  • The nursing assistant assists with patient care under the supervision of a licensed nurse, delivering quality patient care and utilizing resources in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Assists with other activities which contribute to the smooth functioning of the unit.

Duties

  • Collaborates with the supervising nurse and health team members in implementing the plan of care and meeting patient goals
  • Answer Patient Call Lights immediately or within 10 minutes
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADL's) as delegated by supervising nurse.
  • Accurately obtains and reports vital signs, pulse oximetry, intake and output and weights.
  • Passive range of motion exercises.
  • Reapplication of splints.
  • Obtains non-invasive lab specimens.
  • Performs preventative skin care including application of non-prescription topical preparations.
  • Performs oral suctioning using the tonsil-tip catheter.
  • Performs capillary blood sugars (CBS) and reports results appropriately.
  • Empties ostomy appliances on patients with established ostomies.
  • Identifies spiritual, cultural, legal, and ethical aspects of care.
  • Communicates patient information concisely and accurately
  • Identifies and reports unusual events/occurrences to supervising nurse.
  • Carries out other duties as delegated.

Requirements/Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma preferred or GED.
  • Successful completion Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program.
  • Maintains CNA Certification

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