Nursing Assistant - Float Pool PT/24HRS

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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 11/8/2016

Christus Health Santa Fe, NM

Company
Christus Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000113809106
AJE Ref #
575904545
Location
Santa Fe, NM
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description

Under the direction of the nurse, performs basic patient care related tasks that contributes to the maintenance of a safe and comfortable patient environment.

Requirements

EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent. Successful completion of Nursing Assistant course within one year.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: BLS certification required. Specialty certifications as required by each unit.

SKILLS: Must be able to pass skills competency checklist as required by each unit. Must be able to read, speak and write English fluently.

EXPERIENCE: Six months in a healthcare related field preferred.

NATURE OF SUPERVISION:

-Responsible to: Director/Manager, Nursing Unit

ENVIRONMENT:

- Bloodborne pathogens - B

Works irregular hours. Multiple simultaneous activities around patient care. Exposure to infectious diseases and x-rays. Subject to varying unpredictable situations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency/crisis situations, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking. Has knowledge of and uses good body mechanics. Frequently lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients or equipment. Hearing and visual acuity within normal limits. Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination required.