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Nursing Assistant 3 - 11

Nursing Assistant 3 - 11

Job ID 
18701
Location 
US-NJ-Chester
Experience (Years) 
1
Category 
Healthcare Support - Other Healthcare Support
Street Address 
201 Pleasant Hill Road
Company 
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
Position Type 
Per Diem
Recruiter email address 
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Overview

 

For six decades,Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation and is a recognized leader for stroke,brain,spinal cord injuries and work with amputees and orthopedic /neurological rehabilitation. Consistently named to the prestigious 'America's Best Hospitals' list by US News & World Report. Kessler has set the gold standard in medical rehabilitation and is ranked as one of the top two rehabilitation hospitals in the nation        

and the leading rehabilitation hospital in the East.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Assists patients in the inpatient nursing dept in the rehabilitation process including assistance with daily living activities, such as toileting, showering, transporting and answering call lights. Previous hospital experience preferred.

 

   Completes daily assignments as directed by a nurse including:

a. Assists patients with daily activities

b. Provides patients with bed pans/urinals, cleans urinary devices; is competent in application of urinary  devices. Empties bedside drainage bags and keeps records of

    the patient's intake and output during the entire shift, reports information to the nurse

c. Assists or prepares patient for examination or treatment

d. Weighs patients          

e. Transports patient to and from therapy/radiology/appointments

f.  Makes bed daily.  Maintains tidiness of the patient’s room as needed

 

Obtains vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations) as directed.

Answers all call lights promptly.  Reports problems to a primary nurse/designee.

Reinforces rehabilitation techniques as directed to maximize patient recovery including:

Provides ADL assistance including feeding, bathing, showering

Transfers patients from one surface to another including manual and mechanical lifts

Position patients appropriately in bed and in wheelchair

Re-positions patients; cues patients to weight shift as appropriate.

Dons and doffs splints/braces/and positioning devices appropriately and timely

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required.  1 yr experience in a hospital or healthcare facility

Additional Data

shift:  3pm - 11pm evenings, including weekends