• Nursing Assistant - Neuro/Endo

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/28/2018 12:12 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-8220
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    The Nursing Assistant (NA) works under the direction of a Registered Nurse to provide care for patients/families with acute and chronic diseases, disorders found in the pediatric and adolescent into the young adult populations. Actively supports the Hospital's and the department's quality goals and service excellence principles.

    Responsibilities

    1. Direct patient care: assists with the following tasks under the direction of an RN:  Orienting families to the ambulatory clinic area  Vital signs measurement per department standard  Documentation of patient data per department standard either on paper record or in EMR  Emptying fluid collection containers  Point of care testing/controls glucose, hemocult, urine dipstick, hemoglobin A1C, HCG testing  PO feeding  Bulb suctioning  Assisting with procedures  Assisting with intra hospital transport  Holding patients  Providing comfort measures

    2. Stocking and maintenance:  Changing needle boxes when 2/3 full  Distributing linen  Clean rooms after discharge  Replacing canisters, oxygen tubing, and nebulizers per protocol  Obtaining unit supplies  Returning unused supplies/equipment from patient room and treatment room and charges items to central area designated by unit.

    3. Clerical:  Assisting with sending labs  Phone calling/paging as directed  Coverage for clerk

    4. Cleaning:  Keeping unit orderly  Cleaning equipment and toys  Checking and recording refrigerator temperatures  Checking and recording of AED checks

    5. Documents changes to the plan whether that be in the Electronic Medical Record or in the paper chart.

    6. Assists in the retrieval and delivery of medications and pharmaceutical products that are dispensed from the Pharmacy to the appropriate patient care provider/s in a timely manner.

    Qualifications

    High school diploma / GED, plus completion of program leading to certification as Nursing Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse.

    2. Must be able to safely immobilize children, if necessary, and be able to move equipment and patients; respond quickly to patient care situations; effectively communicate with patients/families, physicians, and patient care staff, and meet professional image and communication standards.

    3. Bilingual ability preferred.

    4. Basic Life Support certification.

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