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Northwell Health Nurse Assistant - Cert in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 002E6C

Job Description

Our Nurse Assistants contribute to positive patient experiences by assisting resident/patients in obtaining the maximal level of independence in activities of daily living. You will perform direct/indirect patient care in accordance with the policies and procedures of CECR.

Responsibilities include :

  • Administers nursing care under direct supervision to assigned residents/ patients in order to achieve maximum level of independence.

  • Gives acceptable hygienic care to assigned residents and patients; oversees and assists with activities of daily living; performs assigned treatments and procedures.

  • Takes vital signs of assigned residents and patients assigned; reports abnormal values to the nurse in charge.

  • Reports observations and unusual conditions of residents and patients to the RN.

  • Prepares residents and patients for meals, and helps feed them as assigned in direct accordance with CECR's feeding techniques per policy and procedure.

  • Provides constant observation for residents and patients who require increased security to prevent harmful behavior.

  • Follows principles of infection control and resident/patient safety.

  • Maintains a safe and clean environment for residents and patients.

  • Washes equipment and participates in ensuring that work areas are clean. Replenishes supplies, as necessary.

  • Transports residents and patients to and from units under the direction of the RN and in accordance with transfer technique policies and procedures.

  • Advises staff on the arrival of resident and patients, and assists with travel.

  • Transports residents and patients in wheelchairs or on stretchers within the facility, providing patient safety and comfort.

  • Performs Grade I decubitus care; performs preventive skin care measures through turning, positioning and heel elevation techniques at appropriate intervals. Applies dressing, maintaining the principles of aseptic technique; applies warm and cold compresses, consistent with facility procedure; applies skin cream as appropriate.

  • Appropriately uses specialty mattress.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Completion of a Nurse Assistant Program; Certified by the New York State Department of Health.

  • Maintains standing in State Nurse Assistant Registry.

  • Minimum of one (1) year related experience, preferred.

  • Demonstrates sensitivity to the aging person.

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