New England Baptist Hospital Nursing Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts

Nursing Assistant

Location:

Boston, MA

Category: Administrative

Department: Jenks 5 East (Aufranc) - 603400

Position Type: Regular

Shift: Night Shift

Hours Per Week: Full time 32 hours per week

FT/PT/PD: Regular

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Nursing Assistant provides direct patient care and environmental support to facilitate patient and staff safety.

Principal Duties and Essential Functions:

  • Assists the registered nurse in the functional care of patients, ensuring efficient and patient centered care is delivered appropriate to the developmental level of the patient population.

  • Collects, records, or communicates pertinent clinical data to the supervising nurse.

  • Transports or accompanies patients as necessary to other areas of the hospital.

  • Assists in patient teaching.

  • Communicates any changes in patient status immediately to supervising nurse.

  • Documents routine parameters of care per standard and records name and title. Performs and documents patient admission, transfer, and discharge tasks as requested by nurse. Maintains patient/ family confidentiality at all times.

  • Responds to patient/ family requests promptly, seeking assistance as needed.

  • Performs and remains competent in skills.

  • Acts as a constant observer when requested.

Education:

HS degree minimum required

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

CNA required

Required Work Experience:

1 year of Nursing Assistant experience required, hospital experience preferred

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